Superstar and Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli and his Bollywood actress wife Anushka Sharma have issued a joint appeal for self-isolation to combat the dreaded COVID-19 pandemic, which has left the world in disarray.
Kohli and Anushka posted a video message on Twitter, appealing everyone to stay at home, a day after prime minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation to advocate self-isolation.
The need of the hour is to absolutely respect and follow the government’s directive. Stay home. Stay safe. Stay healthy. 🙏🏻 https://t.co/p1NDo0E9YL
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) March 20, 2020
“We all know we are going through a very difficult time,” Kohli said.
“And the only way to stop the spread of Coronavirus is by acting together,” urged Anushka.
As they took turns to speak, Kohli said, “We are staying at home for our safety and for everyone else’s one.”
Anushka followed, by suggesting that, “…you should do it too to prevent the further spread of the virus.”
“Let’s make it safe for us and everyone else by self isolation,” said Kohli while Anushka concluded with,” stay at home and stay healthy.”