As India battles coronavirus, Prime Minister Narendra Modi appealed the nation to come together on April 5 to light lamps, torches and diyas to show their support and bring in positivity and eradicate the darkness that the spread of the virus has brought to the world.

To lend their support, celebrities from all the mediums of entertainment namely, Bollywood, Telesvions, singers, influencers, rappers lent their earnest support by lighting a diya and stood in solidarity. Everyone including the general public made 9 Baje 9 minute a humongous success and prayed for each other well being.

International Business Times brings to you complete list of celebrities who adhered to PM Modi words and switched off all the lights of their home and came to their balconies with a lamp, Diya or a torch and took to Instagram to share their beautiful pictures with motivational captions.

Actors lit the lamp to support PM Modi's initative

Here's a look a all the Bollywood celebrities who light the lamp of faith and unity to fight against COVIS-19.

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B-town actors

Nita Ambani with her family

 Amitabh Bachchan

Akshay Kumar

Akshay Kumar stood in solitary as he supported PM Modi's appeal 9 Baje 9 minute. 

Kangana Ranaut

Kangana along with her family lit the lamp of faith and divya as she supported PM Modi's initiative of 9 Baje 9  minutes

Alia Bhatt

While lighting the lamp, Alia Bhatt reminisced the time when she was a kid and would kiss her day before going to school and that would light up he dad's face. She mteropherd the memory with the current scenario and understood the depth of today's initiative lead by PM Modi.

Her heartfelt beautiful read as, "When I was younger I would kiss my dad on his forehead before going off to school and after every kiss, he would say " Aaaaaah .. light aa gayi " I might have not fully understood what it meant back then.. but because of his response I understood that light has wayyyyyy more depth than just illuminating our lives. Light means so much. It's hope, beauty, strength.. today it was unity.. But no matter where we are and what we are going through we must always try and keep the light within us alive

Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh

 Beautiful and how! Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh lost in each other's arms followed 9 Baje 9 minutes and this picture is so surreal and divine. 

Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli

Anushka Sharma and Virat lit the divya and prayed for everyone's well being and ehalth. Anushka shared a positive post which read as, "I light a diya every day for many years now. And as I light the diya I seek guidance, asking for the darkness in me to be dispelled. For many days since the turn of the recent events across the world, I have prayed to God to end the suffering of so many who are losing their lives without their families beside them, for the less fortunate and the needy whose lives have turned upside down completely, for all the healthcare professionals who are working tirelessly & bravely to protect the lives of other beings, for those who are uncertain about their jobs and future. So tonight, I prayed extra for everyone and I lit diyas with the whole of India and we all prayed for each other. Prayers never go in vain."

Shah Rukh Khan and AbRam Khan 

Cute li'l AbRam Khan was seen on the balcony of his bungalow Mannat as she held the lamp of faith and positivity.

Arjun Kapoor

Arjun Kapoor did his bit by lighting a candle and stood by 9 minutes in solitary. He expressed gratitude on his Instagram post that read as, "The darkest nights produce the brightest stars.
Together, we shall overcome !!!

Ekta Kapoor 

 Ekta along with her family and son Raavie lit the diya of faith and positivity.

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DIYA ? for light! We will survive #JAIHIND

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Esha Deol with family


Sunny Leone

Sunny's post was full of positivity and love, she captioned her diya lit post on Instagram as,
"Locked down!! Lots of love to all the people and healthcare professionals who are facing this virus head-on!!

Karan Johar 

Karan along with bacchas Yash and Roohi was seen doing his bit. The cute video shared ny Karan is giving us positive vibes.

Ananya Panday with her family 

Ananya Panday

Ananya Panday along with her daddy did her bit as she lit the lamp and spread positivity.

Vicky Kaushal

The Kaushal family shared a beautiful picture of the diya.

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To unity. To togetherness. To us! ✨?

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 Janhvi Kapoor

janhvi Kapoor looks beautifully gorgeous as she stood in the balcony for solidarity.

Kartik Aaryan

Kartik Aaryan all smiles as he spreads positivity and warmth after lighting the lamp.

Aishwariya Rai and family

Aishwariya Rai, Aradhya and Abhishek Bachchan stood in solidarity for 9 minutes to help the nation fight against COVID-19.

Shilpa Shetty Kundra

List of South Actor's who lent support to PM Modi's 9 Baje 9 Minute

South Actor do their bit

Superstar Rajnikanth

Katrina Kaif

Katrina looks like a vision white as she did her bit and lent her support towards PM Modi's initiative

Tamannah Bhatia

The Bahubali actress shared a beautiful quote by Rumi on her social media and captioned the post as The wound is the place where the light enters you -Rumi
Lighting the feeling of hope, positivity and strength with my family. We are all in this together!

Looking elegant and gorgeous the actor did her bit by lighting the lamp of faith and unity.


KGF star Yash did his bit by lighting up a diya with his daughter and shared a video for his fans.

Allu Arjun With his family

Allu Arjun with his family was seen doing his bit

List of Television actors

TV celebs do their bit

Gurmeet Choudhary and Debina 

 The power couple sang Hum Honge Kamayab and lit the lamp of faith, positivity and togetherness and prayed for everyone's worth and happiness.

Divyanka Tripathi Dahiya and Vivek Dahiya

 The power couple of Telly town did their bit by spreading smile and cheers as they lit the lamp,

Hina Khan

Hina looked gracefully gorgeous in India attire as she lit the lamp of faith and positivity

Urvashi Dholakia

Looked beautiful as she did her bit this evening.

Kapil Sharma along with his family

Mahira Sharma 

Ex BB 13 actor looks gorgeous and surreal she lits the lamp.

Arti Singh 

Ex BB 13 contestant lits a lamp and also chants Gayatri mantra

Paras Chhabra

'Abra ka Dabra Paras Chhabra lits the lamp and voices out a powerful message.

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