Bollywood star Deepika Padukone on Sunday shared a listing of verified psychological well being helplines on Instagram, highlighting the importance of robust psychological and emotional well being within the time of the surging Covid pandemic. Healthcare companies are buckling as India battles a lethal second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, with 1000’s scrambling for hospital beds, oxygen provides and life-saving medicines. “As tens of millions of us (me and my household included) attempt to remain afloat, allow us to not overlook that our emotional well-being on this present disaster, is equally necessary! Keep in mind, You Are Not Alone. We’re on this collectively. And most significantly, there may be HOPE! #YouAreNotAlone @tlllfoundation,” she wrote, together with 12 slides in different shades of pink that comprise the important numbers.
A number of Bollywood stars have been utilizing their social media platforms to pitch in with help for the Covid-affected over the previous few days. These embrace Alia Bhatt, John Abraham, Katrina Kaif, Vicky Kaushal, Taapsee Pannu and Bhumi Pednekar amongst others.
Virtually each B-City superstar has additionally been interesting on social media to encourage followers to assist in no matter means attainable, to not pay heed to rumours and keep protected.
Final yr, Deepika and her husband Ranveer Singh contributed an undisclosed quantity to the PM-CARES (Prime Minister’s Citizen Help and Reduction in Emergency Conditions) fund for Covid-19 reduction. “In occasions like these, each bit counts. We humbly pledge to contribute to the PM-CARES FUND and hope that you’ll too. We’re all on this collectively, and we will overcome. Jai Hind. Deepika and Ranveer,” that they had written of their social media posts.
On the skilled entrance, Deepika at present has a number of initiatives within the pipeline. She has lately introduced her new movie with Amitabh Bachchan. The movie is a remake of the 2015 Hollywood hit of the identical identify, starring Robert De Niro and Anne Hathaway. It was earlier slated to co-star with the late Rishi Kapoor. Large B and Deepika have shared display screen area within the movies “Piku” and “Aarakshan” earlier. Aside from this, her movie ’83’, directed by Kabir Khan and co-starring husband Ranveer Singh, is up for launch quickly. Additionally, Deepika has ‘Baiju Bawra’, ‘Fighter’, ‘Sanki’, ‘Pathan’ in her kitty.
-with IANS inputs