Rajinikanth, Akshay Kumar, Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone, Anupam Kher, Hema Malini, Bhumi Pednekar, Chiranjeevi, Nagarjuna, Kangana Ranaut, Madhavan and Venkatesh among others lit candles at 9 pm for 9 minutes on April 5.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had appealed to people to light candles and diyas, or switch on torches or mobile phone flashlights, for nine minutes at 9 pm, to display the country’s “collective resolve” to defeat coronavirus.
“The light from the lamps will show that we are together in this battle,” PM Modi said.
Sharing a photo of himself holding a candle, Akshay Kumar wrote on Twitter, “Together we stand and together we will come out of this dark phase. Till then stay strong, stay safe #9Baje9Minute”
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