BH CORRESPONDENT, Mumbai: While the world is panicking in the wake of the deadly coronavirus, some netizens are basking in the humour it provides through the popular refuge of memes, which is the product of a virtual world far removed from reality.
As posters of Bollywood films surface with the actors wearing face masks, an actor herself is partaking in this humour. Kajol, whose latest short film is making waves across the issue of violence towards women, shared a meme on her Instagram story which promotes safety in the face of the pandemic situation.
The iconic ending scene from Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, where Kajol runs parallel with the departing train, her hand outstretched towards Shah Rukh Khan, has been modified intelligently. The meme shows a bottle of sanitizer in her hand which she seems to be spraying onto Shah Rukh’s waiting palm.
Along with it, she wrote, “Even Simran knows the importance of sanitizing…”
Though this can be dismissed as just another laughathon, it brings to the fore the important message of sanitization and precaution to stay safe and protected from contracting and spreading the virus which has infected more than 1.5 lakh people worldwide and resulted in over 6,000 deaths.