As the nation continues to stay in a state of lockdown owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, Varun Dhawan has been utilizing his celeb clout to induce everybody to remain at dwelling and observe social-distancing. However, just lately, when the younger actor shared a throwback image of himself with a cop to thank the Mumbai Police for his or her contribution throughout the lockdown, little did he anticipate that he would get trolled for it.
In the image, the Street Dancer actor is seen shaking palms with a cop. Neither of them is carrying a masks. A netizen commented, “Where is social distancing, mask and gloves. Idiot is shaking hands with policeman risking him of infection. Bad example set by this actor.” (sic)
Not the one to take such issues flippantly, Varun instantly clarified that the image was not taken just lately, however is from two months in the past. He tweeted, “Idiot this is old picture clicked 2 months back love u.” (sic) To this, the fan replied, “Hahaha, should have mentioned that. Love you too.”
In a current Instagram stay session with Zoa Morani, Varun revealed that considered one of his family members within the US has examined optimistic for the Novel Coronavirus. “It’s very close to home right now. Until it happens to someone you know, you don’t take it seriously and understand the gravity of it,” stated the actor.
Meanwhile, Varun Dhawan pledged to contribute Rs 30 lakh to PM-CARES funds for COVID-19 aid. Recently, he dedicated to offer to the needy and well being employees combating towards the Novel Coronavirus pandemic.
The actor wrote in his Instagram submit, “With each passing day of being locked down at home, my heart goes out to all those who have no home in this time of crisis. And so this week Eve committed to provide meals for the poor who are without homes or jobs. I also have deep admiration for all those who are risking their lives by working on the frontlines. I have committed to provide meals to doctors and medical staff at hospitals.”
He additional wrote, “All meals are provided through the Taj Public Service Welfare Trust. It’s a small step. But during a crisis like this, we have to make every step count. I will continue to do what best I can.”
Prior to this, the Coolie No 1 actor shared a rap video which featured a snippet of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 21-day nationwide lockdown speech. In the video, Varun urged individuals to remain dwelling and observe social-distancing amid the lockdown.