Actor Anupam Kher took to Twitter on Saturday to share a video on the importance of wearing mask and following social distancing. In the video, the actor stressed on the fact that Covid was still spreading and we still need to be careful.
“Our country has managed Covid very well, as compared to the world, but now there is a new wave and I am seeing that a lot of people are getting affected. We want our economy to develop and we want people to get better. The vaccination is here but we are experiencing freedom where we are moving around without a mask, going to crowded areas and not maintaining social distancing. I request you not to do that. I request you as a responsible citizen that we people follow all protocols and instructions by the government. Wear your mask and wash your hands. Don’t take things for granted. Life is precious. Take care of your friends and yourself. Be safe,” he said in the video.
Along with the video, he also wrote: “An Appeal: There is a fresh surge of Corona cases. Even though there is vaccine but Please let’s not relax. Maintain safety measures. Wear masks. Avoid crowded places. Keep social distance. Wash hands regularly. Sanitise surroundings. #Corona.”
The actor took his first shot of the Covid vaccine a few weeks back. He uploaded a video that has him getting vaccinated at a medical facility, and thanked the medical staff and government of India for the vaccination. “Got my #COVID19 first dose vaccination!! Thank you all the doctors, medical staff, scientist and Govt. Of India for making it possible. India Rocks. Jai Ho!” Kher’s caption read.
Other Indian celebrities who have received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine include veteran actor-MP Hema Malini, Dharmendra, Jeetendra, actor-politician Kamal Haasan, filmmaker Rakesh Roshan, comedian Johny Lever and actor Satish Shah.