Veteran actor Dilip Kumar pens poem, urges people to stay indoors


New Delhi: Bollywood veteran Dilip Kumar has been meticulously doing his bit on social media to inform and educate his fans about the COVID-19 outbreak.

The actor on Wednesday shared a four-lines poem on Twitter and urged his followers to stay home to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

He also used the hashtag “stay home, save lives”.

The actor shared a few couplets that read: “Dawa bhi, dua bhi auron se faslaa bhi/ Ghareeb ki khidmat kamzor ki seva bhi”

The 97-year-old actor in a tweet earlier has cautioned his followers and wrote: “I appeal to all of you to protect yourself and others by staying indoors as much as possible. The #CoronavirusOutbreak transcends all boundaries and borders. Follow guidelines issued by health departments, protect yourself and others by limiting your exposure to others”.

The ‘Naya Daur’ actor who was recently discharged from the hospital following backache has since put himself under home quarantine. (ANI)