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9pm 9minutes: When Malayalam actors lit up candles to show unity

Monday, April 6, 2020 • Malayalam Comments

It is needless to say that celebrities have been making sure to spread awareness through their social media among their fans to stay home and not get exposed to the novel coronavirus. On Sunday,  in a great show of unity, almost the whole of Indian celebrities shut off the lights in their houses and lit up candles, earthen lamps, and torches in a symbolic gesture of solidarity to mark the nation’s fight against the coronavirus. 

In Mollywood, almost all the celebrity fraternity showed their full support to #9PM9Minutes initiative. The actors like Mohanlal, Suresh Gopi, Jayasurya, Dulquer Salmaan, Anusree,  Honey Rose, Bhama and many others shared glimpses of how they fulfilled their part of being a citizen of India by lighting candles during this time. Here are some pictures - 

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mohanlalneeraj madhavparvathisiju wilsonOn April 3, Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged the citizens of India to light diyas and candles for 9 minutes at 9 pm on April 5, 2020, to showcase that India stands together to fight the coronavirus outbreak. Supporting PM Narendra Modi's initiative of lighting a diya #9PM9Minutes, millions of Indians including celebrities lit candles and diyas to show their solidarity. 

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