Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan has written a small funny yet brainy poem to warn his fans against coronavirus, saying stay home was the best way to beat the spread of the disease. Big B chose the Hindi language to recite the poem on social media. He took to Twitter to smartly urge people not to get out of their houses and asked them to read the word ‘Corona’ from back as ‘Naroco’. Also Read - 'Even COVID-19 Couldn't End it': Twitter Left in Splits After 'Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai' Actors Shoot Scene Wearing Face Masks
Sharing a black and white picture of himself, Amitabh Bachchan wrote, “T 3490 – ख़बरदार !!! घर में रहो , बाहर ना निकलो ! इस कमबख़्त ‘कोरोना’, को उलटा मत पड़ने दीजिए !! नहीं नहीं … आप मेरी बात नहीं समझ रहे हैं! ‘कोरोना’ को उलटा पढ़िए … हो जाएगा … ‘नारोको” … !!!”(Beware! Stay at home and don’t move out! Don’t let this Corona fall back on you! No No.. you have not understood what I have said! Read Corona backward as it will become.. Na..ro..co (Don’t stop).” The tweet says to not let Corona win over us and to stop this deadly virus all we have to do is stay home. Also Read - For Now, Priority is to Stay Safe From COVID-19: Sushil Kumar
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Fans immediately welcomed the idea and lauded the megastar for the unique suggestion. However, they also wished that the situation does not become serious enough for the plan to be implemented.
Earlier, Amitabh had penned a poem urging fans to stay at home during the lockdown. Taking to social media, the actor wrote on his blog: “the nation listens .. I listen and convert to verse .. its pathetically bad, but it is an attempt ..”
At present, the situation in India is really bad. The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in India has risen to 2,543, and 72 people have died so far, according to Johns Hopkins University. At 416, Maharashtra has seen the highest number of coronavirus positive cases, followed by Tamil Nadu (309). Today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will release a short video address to the nation at 9 am. He is expected to discuss the 21-day nationwide lockdown, which will end on April 14.