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Varun Dhawan's rap on coronavirus lockdown earns applause from Arjun Kapoor, Badshah. Watch video

Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan on Friday penned and performed a lockdown-themed rap in an attempt to urge people to take the lockdown seriously and practice social distancing to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

India TV Entertainment Desk India TV Entertainment Desk
New Delhi Published on: March 28, 2020 7:18 IST
Varun Dhawan's rap on coronavirus lockdown earns applause from Arjun Kapoor, Badshah. Watch video
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Varun Dhawan's rap on coronavirus lockdown earns applause from Arjun Kapoor, Badshah. Watch video

Bollywood celebrities are making every effort to urge their fans to stay indoors to contain the spread of novel coronavirus. After Kartik Aaryan's corona-themed monologue and another song video, actor Varun Dhawan on Friday penned and performed a lockdown-themed rap in an attempt to urge people to take the lockdown seriously and practice social distancing to prevent the spread of coronavirus. The actor also created a quirky video to support the rap song which featured him as the rap artist. Besides Varun, the video featured excerpts from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's televised address in which he announced a nationwide lockdown as a precautionary measure against COVID-19.

The video also featured a scene from British television series 'Teletubbies,' a scene from Shah Rukh Khan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan starrer Devdas and most importantly, country's deserted roads amid the lockdown. "You can't go to the parlour, you can't go to the street, you can't go to sabzi mandi," Varun Dhawan raps. At an instance Dhawan is then seen indicating towards his refrigerator and saying, "this is all due to eat." "Ghar se bahar nikala to corona hoga, gedi kiya to corona hoga, pyaar kia to dil tutega, dil tutega to dard hoga... kyu... its ****** lockdown," the 32-year-old actor raps in the video. The 'Judwaa 2' actor ends the video by lauding the Prime Minister's move as he says, "Janta Curfew rocks!" "#LOCKDOWN #vararaps, Stay indoors stay safe," he captioned the post and also thanked music composer Tanishk Bagchi who might have composed the song for him.

The video was soon flooded with scores of comments from his fans and people from cinema fraternity. Varun's close friend Arjun Kapoor also commented on the video and asked, “I just want to know who the cameraman is…” Aayush Sharma advised Varun to release the track. Rapper Badshah wrote, “Let them know varun da1.” M

Earlier actor Kartik Aaryan read out a monologue in an attempt to raise awareness about social distancing. Prime Minister Narendra Modi earlier this week imposed a nationwide lockdown as a precautionary measure to prevent the spread of coronavirus. The total number of people who have tested positive for the coronavirus rose to 724 on Friday, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

 

(With ANI inputs)

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