Shahid Kapoor, Sonakshi Sinha Among Celebs In Support Of Complete Lockdown

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To curb the rising coronavirus cases in India, PM Modi on Tuesday announced a 21-day complete lockdown throughout the country starting at midnight on Tuesday.

Written By Urvashi Kandpal | Mumbai | Updated On:

In a massive move, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a 21-day complete lockdown in the country starting Tuesday midnight in his latest address to the nation, emphasising on the necessity of 'social distancing' as he elaborated on the need to stay home. Bollywood celebrities like Shahid Kapoor, Sonakshi Sinha, Aditi Rao Hydari, Huma Qureshi, Ranvir Shorey and South Indian superstar Paawan Kalyan are among the many from the film industry to stand in solidarity with the Prime Minister's decision and have shared their support for the move on social media.

Have a look at some of their reactions:

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Coronavirus crisis in India

As of date, 519 positive cases have been reported of the pandemic coronavirus (COVID-19) with Maharashtra reporting the highest at 106. Nine deaths have been reported to date. India has suspended all visas and barred travel from Afghanistan, Philippines, EU, UK, China, Malaysia while imposing mandatory 14-day quarantine on travellers from several other countries.

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