Akshay Kumar, Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone, Rajinikanth, Alia Bhatt among others light diyas and candles for 9 minutes at 9 pm

By | April 5, 2020

As the 21-day-lockdown enters its 11th day on Sunday, April 5, citizens of India turned off their lights at 9 pm for 9 minutes and light up candles or diyas. This was after Prime Minister Narendra Modi appealed this in the wake of fighting the coronavirus pandemic. The cases in India have increased rapidly. Bollywood celebrities chose to support the initiative.

Akshay Kumar, Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone, Rajinikanth, Alia Bhatt among others light diyas and candles for 9 minutes at 9 pm

Akshay Kumar, Karan Johar, Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone, Rajinikanth, Alia Bhatt, Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma, Madhuri Dixit, Kartik Aaryan, Kriti Sanon, among others decided to light diyas at their homes too.

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Together we stand and together we will come out of this dark phase. Till then stay strong, stay safe ✨ #9Baje9Minute

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When I was younger I would kiss my dad on his forehead before going off to school and after every kiss he would say “ Aaaaaah .. light aa gayi “ I might have not fully understood what it meant back then.. but because of his response I understood that light has wayyyyyy more depth than just illuminating our lives. Light means so much. It’s hope, beauty, strength.. today it was unity.. But no matter where we are and what we are going through we must always try and keep the light within us alive ????

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Let there be light…..there is light at the end of this dark tunnel….

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Thalaivar #Rajinikanth lights a candle for #9Baje9Minute

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Diya Jalao #DeepVeer #9Baje9Minute

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To unity. To togetherness. To us! ✨????

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Let this #throwback of #KanganaRanaut from the sets of #Manikarnika inspire and encourage you to light a diya/candle at 9 PM today. Don’t forget to stay at home, because we are still #socialdistancing #9PM9minute #indiafightscorona

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Let light shine out of darkness✨May we come out of this stronger, kinder and more united than ever????????❤️ #9baje9minute #letthelightshine #isayalittleprayer #candlelight #india #breakthechain #fightagainstcorona #sophstylin #sophiechoudry #proudindian #strongertogether #inthistogether

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“The flame of the diya, reminds us that light will ultimately triumph over darkness.” ???? #positivity #9बजे9मिनट #StayhomeStaysafe #IndiaFightsCoronavirus

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Candle light, evening with my girl…#stayathome #proudofyouall #lightforindia

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Together, Everything is Possible ???????????? #9Baje9Minutes

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Because it’s always a good time to pray.. ???????????? For love, health and happiness.. ❤️❤️ #weareinthistogether #LetThereBeLight

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Let us pray to lord Krishna, the son of Vasudeva, to give us strength to destroy the enemy of humanity. Stay strong, stay postive. We will overcome this together! #9Baje9Minute

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A prayer in unity does make a difference. Pray for every being and stand together ???? ・・・ #Repost @anushkasharma

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Papa (in lieu of Alexa) please switch on the moon xx

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And that’s how we Light Up! #InsideOut #9Baje9Minute

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???? जैहिंद #unityforhumanity

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#LightToFightTogether

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#9pm9minutes 🙂 . . Sometimes this is all we need, a little light, a little unity and lots of goosebumps 🙂 we are in this together, one for all and all for one 🙂

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Lighting a Diya of hope,prayer and To stand in solidarity with our people,to honour our medical workers,forces.With you in this endeavour honourable PM @narendramodi ????????

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Light. Prayer. Good intentions…”Remember, Happiness can be found,even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light” ❤️ #9baje9minute #powerofpositivity

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We shine the brightest together ????

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