Watch: Sona Mohapatra, Ameesha Patel Applaud For Nation's Heroes, Say 'we Will Overcome'


Amid the 'janta curfew' on Sunday, singer Sona Mohapatra and actor Ameesha Patel participated in giving their gestures of gratitude from their respective homes.

Written By Urvashi Kandpal | Mumbai | Updated On:

As the clock struck 5 Sunday afternoon, March 22, 2020, citizens of India took to their balconies, terraces, windows and gates to commemorate the efforts of law enforcement authorities and medical officers who have been working relentlessly to contain the spread of the deadly Coronavirus in the country. Amid the 'Janta Curfew', Bollywood celebrities also raised their voices through their social media accounts to support the cause by gestures such as clapping hands or blowing the conch or ringing bells.

Bollywood singer Sona Mohapatra shared a video of her contribution to this drill implemented by Prime minister Narendra Modi through his address on Thursday. She called the 'Janta Curfew' a practice drill for the tough days ahead. Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai actor Ameesha Patel also shared a video where she can be seen clapping for the nation as she stood at the balcony of her house.

Have a look:

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Many Bollywood celebrities who have been under self-quarantine amid the coronavirus outbreak have taken to their social media accounts and posed advisories for their fans and followers. From the Safe Hands challenge by the WHo to advise about the necessary precautions, Bollywood stars have done it all as they wait for the black cloud of the deadly virus to be lifted off from India. Amid the frenzy about the infection, PM Modi addressed the nation on Thursday and announced a 'Janta Curfew' to be implemented on Sunday, March 22, 2020.

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Coronavirus scare across the globe

The novel coronavirus, or COVID-19 virus, has been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as it has spread across 166 countries of the world. As on Sunday evening, the virus has wiped out a total of 13,407 people from the world with about 3.12 lakh confirmed cases.

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