Coronavirus Outbreak: Mumbai Police uses popular advertisement tune to urge people to stay at home

Updated: Apr 19, 2020, 12:12 IST | mid-day online correspondent | Mumbai

Using the visuals of a pug sitting inside a red dog house in a video with the popular ad's tune heard in the background, Mumbai police tweaked to the lyrics of the song to, "You and I - Will meet again in this beautiful world."

A screengrab from the video posted by the Mumbai Police on Twitter
A screengrab from the video posted by the Mumbai Police on Twitter

'You and I… in this beautiful world…', the advertisement of a popular telecom brand where a pug follows a kid is still etched in the minds of Indian viewers. From the time the advertisement released a few years ago, we have all hummed the catchy tune of this jingle at some point of time. Now, taking a cue from the ad, Mumbai Police has posted a public service meme urging people to stay at home amid the Coronavirus outbreak, that has made people humming the tune again.

Using  the visuals of a pug sitting inside a red dog house in a video with the tune heard in the background, the police department tweaked the lyrics of the song to, "You and I - Will meet again in this beautiful world." Then they wrote, "Until then, stay home and stay safe," as the tagline of the post.

The video was posted on Mumbai Police’s Twitter account and it already manage to garner more14,200 views with 897 likes and was retweeted 130 times within a few hours. While users commenting on the video, praised Mumbai Police’s creativity, some expressed their longing to step out of their house and meet their loved ones and friends once the lockdown period ends.

What do you think about this video by Mumbai Police?

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