Bollywood veteran Dilip Kumar has been meticulously doing his bit on social media to inform and educate his fans about the COVID-19 outbreak. The actor on Wednesday shared a four-lines poem on Twitter and urged his followers to stay home to prevent the spread of coronavirus. He also used the hashtag “stay home, save lives”. Also Read - Coronavirus in Telangana Crosses 39,000-mark With 1,597 New Cases, 11 Fresh Deaths
The actor shared a few couplets that read: “Dawa bhi, dua bhi auron se faslaa bhi/ Ghareeb ki khidmat kamzor ki seva bhi”. Also Read - Global COVID-19 Cases Top 13.2 Million : Johns Hopkins
The 97-year-old actor in a tweet earlier has cautioned his followers and wrote: “I appeal to all of you to protect yourself and others by staying indoors as much as possible. The #CoronavirusOutbreak transcends all boundaries and borders. Follow guidelines issued by health departments, protect yourself and others by limiting your exposure to others”.
The Naya Daur actor who was recently discharged from the hospital following backaches has since then put himself under home quarantine as a precautionary step. The veteran actor mentioned that his wife, Saira Banu, has totally dedicated herself to make sure that he is staying away from the COVID-19. He announced the news on Twitter and urged fans to protect themselves from the growing infection in India.
The 97-year-old actor also asked the fans to looks after each other in these trying times. The entire film industry is taking safety measures as the death toll in India rises to 41. The total tally of novel coronavirus cases in India crossed 1,800-mark on Wednesday, said the health ministry. The country has reported 1,834 confirmed COVID-19 cases so far, since the first case was reported on 30 January in Kerala’s Thrissur. While, 143 people have recovered and discharged from the hospital.