Bringing out the silver lining in the dark times of the coronavirus outbreak, Bollywood actor Shilpa Shetty on Monday urged her fans to use this quarantine time to be more productive and creative. The ever-cheerful actor took to the platform to share a post that spoke about the discoveries done by famous scientist Sir Isaac Newton during the time of shutdown amid plague outbreak. “When the Great Plague of London was going around in 1665, Cambridge University shut down and Isaac Newton was forced to stay home,” Shetty’s post read. Also Read - British PM Boris Johnson Shifted to Intensive Care Unit as His Coronavirus Symptoms 'worsened'

“During this time, he invented calculus, parts of optic theory and allegedly, while sitting in his garden, he saw an apple fall from a tree that inspired his understanding of gravity and the laws of motion,” the post further read. Also Read - 'If PM Modi Doesn't Allow...': Trump Warns India of 'Retaliation' if US Order of Hydroxychloroquine Not Released



“You have two options at this time: either you USE your mind or LOSE your mind. Time for Creative Ingenuity,” the 44-year-old actor captioned the post. Also Read - CRPF Moves Ailing Man to Chandigarh After Airlifting Him From Rajouri

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The Central Government on Saturday decided to treat the deadly virus as a “notified disaster”. As of now, the total cases of coronavirus reported in India is 110, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

On Sunday, Shilpa marked her tiny munchkin Samisha Shetty Kundra’s first month birthday, she shared an adorable picture instead of her routine Sunday binge update. Celebrating the tiny tot’s “first milestone”, Shilpa treated fans to a heart-melting picture this Sunday.

On the professional front, Shilpa is gearing up for her comeback flick Nikamma which hits theatres on June 5 and Hungama 2. The upcoming Sabbir Khan-directorial, Nikamma, will mark her comeback after a 13-year sabbatical. Touted to be a rom-com, the movie will also star Abhimanyu Dassani and Shirley Setia. Hungama 2 will be out in theatres on August 14, 2020.