How celebrities answered PM Modi’s call to use light to fight COVID-19 darkness

People across the nation of India lit candles, diyas (earthen lamps) and torches at 9 pm on Sunday to answer Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call to battle the darkness caused by the COVID-19 outbreak with light. 

Here’s a look at how Bollywood celebrities and sportspeople marked the moment known on social media as #9pm9minute:

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

🕯 To Good Health,Peace of Mind & the Undying Human Spirit... #weshallovercome #9pm9minutes

A post shared by Deepika Padukone (@deepikapadukone) on

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

🪔 जयहिंद #unityforhumanity

A post shared by KK (@therealkarismakapoor) on

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

The darkest nights produce the brightest stars. Together, we shall overcome !!! #9MinutesForIndia.

A post shared by Arjun Kapoor (@arjunkapoor) on

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

9 pm .. Lego Dia @Cogsnitisheth..

A post shared by Gauri Khan (@gaurikhan) on

 

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