New Delhi: ‘Don’t waste your love on somebody, who doesn’t value it,’ said William Shakespeare in his classic play Romeo and Juliet. Now, actors Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt have given it a Swachh Twist. The duo have come together to recreate the magic of Romeo and Juliet, only this time, to spread the message of Swachhta – ‘Don’t waste your love on somebody, who doesn’t value #SwachhIndia.’ The short clip which is the part of the clean India initiative has been released today by the actors on Twitter and hopes to drive home an important point – If we don’t litter abroad then why do we litter in India.
Actor Varun Dhawan shared the video where Romeo is ready to walk away from Juliet with a message, ’When you don’t litter in pardes, then why litter in Swades.’
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When you don't litter in Pardes then why litter in swadesh @aliaa08 @adarpoonawalla @CleanCityPune #IndiaHogaClean. https://t.co/5m0StWnkBN
— VarunDhawan (@Varun_dvn) November 1, 2017
Alia Bhatt too shared the video and added, “Sorry, Romeo. Badlega scene jab India hoga clean.” (Sorry Romeo. The scene will change when India will become clean.)
Sorrryy Romeo ☺️ Badlega scene jab #IndiaHogaClean https://t.co/VQluShmydh
— Alia Bhatt (@aliaa08) November 1, 2017
The two have shot a series of videos for the Clean City initiative, this is the first video from the series and it is expected that in the coming days few more interesting clips will be shared.
The video has already made quite an impact on social media. It has already collected over 10 thousand views on YouTube till now.
The 30-year-old, Varun Dhawan also received a letter from Prime Minister Narendra Modi inviting him to lend his support to his Swachhata Hi Seva movement. Honouring the letter from the PM, the actor replied, “Proud to receive this from our honourable Prime Minister @narendramodi ji. I am with you in the #SwatchBharat mission Jai hind.”
Proud to receive this from our honourable prime minister @narendramodi ji. I am with you in the #SwatchBharat mission Jai hind. pic.twitter.com/F1kiBPnnMh
— VarunDhawan (@Varun_dvn) September 22, 2017
Last month, Alia Bhatt also lent her support to the Banega Swachh India Cleanathonand had point that it all boils down to awareness. She said,
Awareness is the only way through which one realises what all needs to be done to make India a clean country.