From Tamannaah, Shriya Saran to Mahesh Babu: Here's how regional actors are fighting coronavirus

Updated: 27 March, 2020 16:26 IST | Anshul Vipat
  • Rajinikanth, Coronavirus

    Rajinikanth: The 69-year-old actor-politician cited the example of Italy and argued everyone to stay indoors so that it can be prevented entering the third stage by posting a message on his Twitter account. In the message, written in Tamil language, he also praised the medical professionals working to fight the coronavirus outbreak.

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  • Kamal Hassan, Coronavirus

    Kamal Hassan: Kamal Haasan, in a video, urged people to stay at home and practice social distancing amid coronavirus pandemic. He also gave tips on how to spend free time. Want to read his full message? Click here

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  • Mammooty

    Mammooty: The Malayalam actor also shared a video in Instagram account. In the video, the actor urged citizens to follow guidelines and practice social distancing.

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  • Shriya Saran, Coronavirus

    Shriya Saran - Shriya Saran, who is currently in Barcelona, Spain, posted a video that shows her channelling her positivity during the quarantine. Despite the depressing atmosphere in Spain, Shriya seems to be in good spirits. Dressed in black shorts and an oversized pink sweater, Shriya is seen dancing with her husband Andrei Koscheev in the video. "Day 10 of sitting at home in Barcelona... I wanna hold your hand, once all this is over. Please stay at home. Protect yourself, protect elders... kids be good... dont behave like me! meanwhile... stay happy, spread love and good vibes only (sic)," she captioned the video.

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  • Tamannaah Bhatia, Coronavirus

    Tamannaah Bhatia: The world has been gloomy due to coronavirus outbreak. Tamannaah has taken up the job to spread smiles on people's faces. She shared this cheerful picture of herself on her Instagram account, and wrote, "Your smile is the best make up ever! In these testing times, smile more, spread happiness, stay at home and practice social distancing. I’m doing all of the above, what about you? (sic)."

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  • Mahesh Babu, Coronavirus

    Mahesh Babu: The popular actor helped us understand the importance of social distancing with the help of an interesting video. In the animated video, which has gone viral with more than one million views and counting, a row of matches is shown catching on fire until one steps aside and stops the blaze in its tracks. If you want to see the video, click here.

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  • Jr.NTR, Coronavirus

    Jr. NTR: Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao also known as Jr. N.T.R or Tarak also expressed his gratitude towards the healthcare workers by ringing the bell at his residence. Sharing this picture, the actor wrote, "Salute to all our brothers and sisters in healthcare and emergency services, who are selflessly leading this fight against #COVID19 (sic)."

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  • Ram Charan, Coronavirus

    Ram Charan: Ram Charan joined hands with Jr.NTR and released a video where they ask all of us how to take care of ourselves! Taking to his Instagram account, Ram Charan uploaded a video that was a minute and 20 seconds long. Both NTR and Ram Charan were seen talking about how we all can stay safe.

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  • Allu Arjun, Coronavirus

    Allu Arjun: The actor gave his whole hearted support to the Janta Curfew. Not only this, the actor along with his entire family came out of their house and expressed gratitude towards the healthcare workers fighting the coronavirus outbreak by clapping their hands.

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  • Dulquer Salmaan, Coronavirus

    Dulquer Salmaan: Dulquer, who made his Bollywood debut with Karwaan gave us some valuable options to escape our boredom during our quarantine time. From home photography to simply sipping some hot coffee while reading a book.

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  • Rana Daggubati, Coronavirus

    Rana Daggubati: Rana Daggubati is using the power of social media to spread awareness about the coronavirus pandemic. This picture was a part of his awareness campaign. It highlights the importance of doctors, who are battling in the frontline to defeat coronavirus, just like a superhero. We fully agree with your thoughts, Rana. Are you also on the same page?

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  • Sidharth, Coronavirus

    Sidharth: The Rang De Basanti fame actor is spending his time with his cute little cat. The actor posted this picture on his Instagram in which he is seen cuddling with his pet. Isn't this picture cute?

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  • Shruti Hassan, Coronavirus

    Shruti Haasan: Shruti Hassan advised her fans to practice social distancing and "Be like Clara" - her pet cat. The actress shared a picture of her pet and a bottle of hand sanitizer and wrote, "Be like Clara - social distancing, staying indoors , staying clean, stretching , eating healthy, being adorable and staying positive . We should all be like Clara (sic)."

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  • Yash, Coronavirus

    Yash: K.G.F. star Yash is making the full use of the time he has gotten off, by spending time with his toddler daughter. Yash shared a cute unfiltered video on Instagram saying, "And i surrender...P.S " Perks of home quarantine" my t'shirt doesn't agree though. Stay safe everyone (sic)."

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  • Namrata Sirodker, Coronavirus

    Namrata Shirodkar: Namrata is busy spending her quarantine time with her kids. With schools closed and exams postponed, the kids are having a gala time. From swimming to sleeping, the kids are certainly having a fun time.

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  • Vijay Suriya, Coronavirus

    Vijay Suriya: The popular actor is also spending his quarantine time with his family. Besides regularly sharing pictures and videos about the dos and don'ts about the coronavirus, the actor also gives us a glimpse of his fun time with his children. This picture will certainly bring a smile on your face.

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About The Gallery

Amid the rapidly spreading coronavirus pandemic, celebrities have taken up the responsibility to appeal to everyone to stay safe, take precautions, stop panicking and refrain from spreading rumours. With filmmakers suspending shooting and most celebrities preferring to stay at home, Bollywood is united to fight the epidemic. The quarantine time has also given celebrities a chance to pursue their hobbies or spend time with their families. Here's how Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan, Mammooty, Mahesh Babu, Jr. NTR, Allu Arjun, Rana Daggubati, Ram Charan, Tamannaah Bhatia, Shriya Saran, Shruti Haasan and other celebrities from down south are making the most of their self-quarantine time. (All images: Official Instagram account of celebrities)

First Published: 25 March, 2020 11:36 IST