Indian movie star Rajinikanth and cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar went on video to supply goodwill messages.
SINGAPORE: Famed Indian movie star Rajinikanth and cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar have despatched COVID-19 goodwill messages to international employees in Singapore.
Overseas employees in Singapore – a lot of them Indian nationals – have been hit arduous by the virus, with a number of international employee dormitories being placed under quarantine.
In a video on Thursday (Apr 16) iconic cricketer Tendulkar warned in regards to the main well being problem posed by COVID-19, which has infected almost 4,500 people in Singapore and killed 10.
“Being protected lies in our palms – yours and mine,” stated the world record-holding batsman.
“Please observe the recommendation of the Authorities on the right security norms. All the time observe protected distancing practices.
“Keep at dwelling, keep wholesome. Allow us to all work collectively to beat this problem.”
Mr Tendulkar’s message got here after celebrity Shivaji Rao Gaekwad – who’s extra famously often known as Rajinikanth or Rajni – supplied his well-wishes to his countrymen working overseas on Tamil New 12 months on Tuesday.
“To your relations and relations who dwell afar, they’re solely interested by you,” he stated in Tamil in a video.
“Whichever nation you reside, please abide by the restrictions that the Authorities of that nation has in place and defend yourselves. That is the most important reward you may give your relations and household on this New 12 months.
“Reside nicely, don’t fret, this can move,” he added.
The messages had been requests by Minister for Communications and Data S Iswaran, who thanked the celebs on Fb for his or her COVID-19 messages.
“Many due to Mr Rajinikanth, a famend Tamil movie star, for agreeing to my request to do that COVID-19 message. It’s a honest message delivered in his distinctive fashion,” stated Mr Iswaran,
Mr Tendulkar’s message will “imply quite a bit to all followers of the game, particularly our international employees, to listen to from their cricket idol,” he added.
“I hope this message from Sachin will assist to carry their morale and spirits on this circuit breaker interval. Take care and keep wholesome. Collectively, we are able to and can overcome!”