- Every year June 5 is celebrated as World Environment Day
- This year the theme of the environment day is to celebrate biodiversity
- Bollywood celebrities took to social media and urged fans to protect Nature
New Delhi: Several Bollywood celebrities took to social media to celebrate the World Environment Day which is observed on June 5 every year. From Shraddha Kapoor, Ayushmann Khurrana and Tamannaah Bhatia to Sanjay Dutt, Madhuri Dixit Nene and Ajay Devgn, everyone shared special posts about the power of mother nature and urged their fans and followers to work towards preserving the environment and adopt sustainable living. As Twitter and Instagram flooded with messages on taking actions to protect the nature, celebrities reminded people that the day dedicated to the environment is very important now more than ever as the lockdown imposed to contain the spread of Coronavirus is easing gradually, people will soon be back on the road and so the environmental gains made during the lockdown needs to be maintained.
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Actor Shraddha Kapoor shared that she has incorporated eco-friendly alternatives of daily-use items like water bottles and toothbrushes in order to live in a sustainable way. She urged her followers to recycle, reduce and reuse.
Recycle, reduce, reuse ???? Happy World Environment Day ????
— Shraddha (@ShraddhaKapoor) June 5, 2020
Bringing about small changes in my life over the past year to help preserve our Environment.
Happy World Environment Day ???????????? pic.twitter.com/rmxT2gCKLD
— Shraddha (@ShraddhaKapoor) June 5, 2020
Ayushmann Khurrana urged people to use water consciously. He said that water is an extremely vital resource and everyone should do their bit in saving water at all times.
Tamannaah Bhatia shared a quote by the Russian author Leo Tolstoy to inspire her followers to be connected with nature. She wrote,
One of the first conditions of happiness is that the link between man and nature shall not be broken. – Leo Tolstoy #WorldEnvironmentDay
“One of the first conditions of happiness is that the link between man and nature shall not be broken.”
—Leo Tolstoy #WorldEnvironmentDay pic.twitter.com/XCklq6i1NL
— Tamannaah Bhatia (@tamannaahspeaks) June 5, 2020
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Actor Ajay Devgan posted a picture of him and his son Yug Devgn swimming and soaking up the sun and wrote in the caption,
Nurture Nature. Preserve our PLANET. Mother Earth is as sensitive as you & I are.#WorldEnvironmentDay
Nurture Nature. Preserve our PLANET. Mother Earth is as sensitive as you & I are. #WorldEnvironmentDay pic.twitter.com/uXjSQm7YJH
— Ajay Devgn (@ajaydevgn) June 5, 2020
Kajol shared a picture of herself planting saplings with her son, mother Tanuja, and sister Tanisha Mukherjee and reminded her fans to nurture the environment and live in an eco-friendly way. She said,
You will end up in the environment you create. Make sure yours is beautiful… Live healthy. Live green. #WorldEnvironmentDay
You will end up in the environment you create. Make sure yours is beautiful…
Live healthy. Live green.@TanishaaMukerji#WorldEnvironmentDay pic.twitter.com/dLocaYRxTm
— Kajol (@itsKajolD) June 5, 2020
Senior actor Anupam Kher said in a tweet that the current pandemic has an important lesson for the people and that is to respect the environment. He said,
Human beings are temporary. The environment is permanent.
One of the most important lessons this #Pandamic and the subsequent #Lockdown should teach us is to respect our environment. Human beings are temporary. Environment is permanent. ???? #worldenvironmentday pic.twitter.com/hgL8mBc270
— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPKher) June 5, 2020
Madhuri Dixit Nene shared a video that showed the stark difference between the air quality of Delhi before and after COVID-19 related lockdown. She said via a tweet,
Amazing how humans complicate everything. This pre & post lockdown visual is proof that it’s not too late yet. Today on #WorldEnvironmentDay I’m hopeful we can learn and maintain mother Earth through our actions.
Amazing how humans complicate everything. This pre & post lockdown visual is proof that it's not too late yet. Today on #WorldEnvironmentDay I'm hopeful we can learn and maintain mother Earth through our actions ???????? pic.twitter.com/hJWTqjB8Bo
— Madhuri Dixit Nene (@MadhuriDixit) June 5, 2020
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Actor Sanjay Dutt used the day to highlight the need for humanity to make a change in the lifestyle to fix the environment.
The tough time that we’re facing today is a message from nature to bring a change in our lifestyle. There’s enough damage that we have done already but small steps from every individual can still save our environment. #WorldEnvironmentDay, he wrote in his Instagram post.