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In pictures: Amitabh, Rajinikanth, others light diyas, lamps to support PM Modi’s '9 pm, 9 minutes' call

Updated : 2020-04-06 10:23:47

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's '9 pm, 9 minutes' appeal against COVID-19 was welcomed by a number of Bollywood celebrities and prominent personalities across the nation. Here's a look:

Amitabh Bachchan light a torch to support India’s fight against coronavirus. (Image: Twitter)
Amitabh Bachchan light a torch to support India’s fight against coronavirus. (Image: Twitter)
Veteran playback singer Lata Mangeshkar also supported PM Modi's call to switch off the lights for 9 minutes and light up a 'diya'. (Image: Twitter)
Veteran playback singer Lata Mangeshkar also supported PM Modi's call to switch off the lights for 9 minutes and light up a 'diya'. (Image: Twitter)
Superstar Rajinikanth also acted upon Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s appeal to the nation to come together and light lamps. (Image: Twitter)
Superstar Rajinikanth also acted upon Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s appeal to the nation to come together and light lamps. (Image: Twitter)
Spiritual leader Jaggi Vasudev lit up the lamp saying it was a wonderful way of bringing the nation together. (Image: Twitter)
Spiritual leader Jaggi Vasudev lit up the lamp saying it was a wonderful way of bringing the nation together. (Image: Twitter)
Industrialist and former Chairman of Tata Sons, Ratan Tata, lit a diya in the spirit of solidarity.
Industrialist and former Chairman of Tata Sons, Ratan Tata, lit a diya in the spirit of solidarity.
Akshay Kumar while lighting the diya tweeted,
Akshay Kumar while lighting the diya tweeted, "Together we stand and together we will come out of this dark phase.” (Image: Twitter)
Former Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar can be seen lighting lamps and candles along with his family. (Image: Twitter)
Former Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar can be seen lighting lamps and candles along with his family. (Image: Twitter)
Indian football team also posted a picture of all the players lighting up the diyas or candles.
Indian football team also posted a picture of all the players lighting up the diyas or candles.
Sharing the message of togetherness, actress Tamannaah Bhatia tweeted,
Sharing the message of togetherness, actress Tamannaah Bhatia tweeted, "Lighting the feeling of hope, positivity and strength with my family.” (Image: Twitter)
Bollywood actress Shraddha Kapoor also posted a picture with a diya. (Image: Twitter)
Bollywood actress Shraddha Kapoor also posted a picture with a diya. (Image: Twitter)
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