Arjun Kapoor, Hema Malini react to lockdown extension by PM Narendra Modi

Bollywood actors Arjun Kapoor and Hema Malini on Tuesday reacted to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decision to extend the nationwide lockdown till May 3 to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

Kapoor was quick to react on the extension of the lockdown as he took to Instagram and posted a picture of himself from an old photoshoot and gave it a lockdown themed caption.

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Me trying to Smoulder while we wait for May...

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"Me trying to Smoulder while we wait for May..." Kapoor wrote in the caption.

Dream Girl Hema Malini who is also a BJP lawmaker took to Twitter to welcome the lockdown extension announced by Modi.

"We have completed 3 weeks of nationwide lockdown successfully &controlled the spread of the virus to a large extent," she tweeted.

"Let us follow our PM @narendramodi ji's behest to the nation to observe next 3 weeks also in strict lockdown. For our own welfare & benefit we shdn't break rules," her tweet further read.

India will remain under lockdown till May 3 to contain COVID-19 cases, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on Tuesday.

The 21-day lockdown, which was announced by the Prime Minister last month, was slated to end today.

India's total number of coronavirus positive cases has climbed to 10,363 including 8,988 active cases, 1,035 cured/discharged/migrated and 339 deaths, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said today.

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