Actor Varun Dhawan is currently spreading awareness amongst his fans and followers about the novel coronavirus which has paralyzed the whole world. He is also asking people to follow the guidelines from the health authorities and practice social distancing.
The Badlapur actor recently revealed that one of his relatives in the US has tested positive for the COVID-19. During his Instagram Live session, Varun Dhawan said, “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.”
Varun Dhawan then placed emphasis on social distancing and urged people to stay indoors. Varun also shared a picture of deserted Juhu beach and wrote, “Juhu beach. I have grown up here played spent a lot of my childhood on this beach and now we can’t go out and touch the water. Mother Nature will heal this situation I truly believe it. #besafebehome. Video courtesy- google.”
Varun Dhawan is doing his part and is making contributions to various relief funds to help those adversely impacted by the novel coronavirus. He donated Rs.30 lakhs to PM-CARES Fund. In addition to his contribution to PM-CARES Fund and CM Relief Fund, Varun has also pledged to provide free meals to the frontline workers, doctors, and other medical staff.
On the work front, Varun Dhawan will be next seen in Coolie No.1 alongside Sara Ali Khan. The film will be the remake of the 90s classic hit of the same name starring Govinda and Karisma Kapoor. The film is slated to release on 1st May 2020 but the release date of the film might get postponed due to the on-going lockdown because of the coronavirus outbreak.
Varun is also to be seen in Shashank Khaitan’s Mr. Lele in which the actor will essay the role of Maharashtrian guy. The film is currently put onto backburner due to budgetary concerns and issues with the dates of the actors.