Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Alia Bhatt, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, and several other celebrities joined celebrity photographer Avinash Gowariker as a part of his “Wear a mask it’s safer campaign” as the world continues its fight against the novel coronavirus. The photographer has assembled throwback pictures of many celebs with their mouths covered for the campaign.
The post was shared by Amitabh Bachchan in the form of a collage of their pictures on Instagram and captioned it saying, “Wear the mask .. an initiative by @avigowariker .. ace photographer and dear friend.” The picture shows Amitabh covering his mouth by pulling up his high-neck sweatshirt. The picture also shows Tiger Shroff, Alia Bhatt, Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Priyanka Chopra, and South star Mahesh Babu are seen covering their mouths with their hands.
Hrithik Roshan is seen hiding his mouth behind a clapperboard whereas cricketer and former captain MS Dhoni has his gloves to cover his mouth. The pictures were shared individually as well by Avinash on his social media page with a disclaimer that read, “WEAR A MASK… IT’S SAFER…PS: This is an image in a photo series I’m doing, using stock pics from older photoshoots…#WearAMaskItsSafer !! #GoCorona #StaySafe.”
On the charity front, Amitabh has pledged monthly rations to support 1,00,000 households of daily wage workers, including spot boys and makeup artists, belonging to the All India Film Employees Confederation (AIFEC). In addition to this, celebrities like Shah Rukh and Salman to Chiranjeevi and Prabhas have also done what they can to help migrant workers and people who are less privileged.