New Delhi | Jagran Entertainment Desk: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called for a 21 days nationwide lockdown to prevent the spread of coronavirus pandemic. PM Modi and ICMR said that social distancing is the only safe option to curb coronavirus disease and thus it is important to stay inside your homes and stay at a distance from each other.

As PM Modi announces a 21-day lockdown, here's how Bollywood celebrities are supporting the move by staying at home during the period.

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Actress Preity Zinta, who is using this period to spend with her pet, on Instagram wrote, "Social distancing is the best thing we can do right now to fight the #covid19 virus. Abandoning your pets is the most inhuman thing one can do right now, especially when it is confirmed that they are not carriers of the virus. Have a heart folks, stay safe, love your pets and pls follow social distancing #pzfit #nationalpuppyday #socialdistancing #staysafe #ting @bruno_thebrave_"

Bollywood diva Malaika Arora is using this time to sleep as much as possible. Sharing a collage of her along with Kareena Kapoor, Karishma Kapoor taking a nap, she wrote, "Friends that nap together,stay forever"

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Friends that nap together,stay forever #napsinthetimeofquarantine #stayhome

A post shared by Malaika Arora (@malaikaaroraofficial) onMar 24, 2020 at 3:50am PDT

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is using this time to hit the gym. "Keep the gym going .. build resistance .. fight fight fight !!!" he wrote sharing a picture of himself in black sleevless T-shirt and bandan on his forehead.

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Keep the gym going .. build resistance .. fight fight fight !!!

A post shared by Amitabh Bachchan (@amitabhbachchan) onMar 24, 2020 at 2:01am PDT

Actor Sonu Sood, who is popular for his role of antagonist in Bollywood movies, is spending time with his son to help him built his muscles. "Quarantine Gym Session," he captioned the post.

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Quarantine Gym Session#stayindoors #staysafe #stayfit #fitnessjourney #sonusoodfitworld

A post shared by Sonu Sood (@sonu_sood) onMar 24, 2020 at 7:02am PDT

National award-winning actor Vicky Kaushal shared a picture of himself enjoying the sunset. He asked his followers to use this time to spend time with our loved ones and live to the fullest.

Meanwhile, other Bollywood celebrities like Sidharth Malhotra and Katrina Kaif are spending their time by reading books and cooking dishes. 

According to ICMR, India reported about 536 positive cases of novel coronavirus and ten deaths till Wednesday morning.

Posted By: James Kuanal