Watch: Chiranjeevi, Nagarjuna, Varun Tej feature in a music video to spread awareness about coronavirus
Chiranjeevi, Nagarjuna, Sai Dharam Tej and Varun Tej have sung for the song, which was later appreciated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Twitter
Actors Chiranjeevi, Nagarjuna, Varun Tej and Sai Dharam Tej have featured in a coronavirus awareness music video, recorded from their individual homes. The song composed by music director Koti has the actors urging everyone to ‘fight the virus’ by staying home, ensuring personal distancing and hygiene.
Created as part of the Corona Crisis Charity (CCC) initiative, the song has lyrics by Srinivasa Mouli.
Check out the music video here
Here is a unique song video we recorded & shot while staying at home, to spread the #IndiaFightsCorona message. #UnitedAgainstCorona @iamnagarjuna @IamSaiDharamTej @IAmVarunTej #MusicDirectorKoti https://t.co/HxBxLdQgWx
— Chiranjeevi Konidela (@KChiruTweets) March 29, 2020
According to The News Minute, the video was appreciated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Twitter. The PM said, in a tweet composed in Telugu, that he was thankful for the wonderful message that the team has given, and he also reiterated the need to maintain social distancing to win against the coronavirus .
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“Please take the second wave very seriously and be super careful,” added Kunal Kamra, who is in home quarantine after testing positive for #coronavirus