Actor Sonakshi Sinha extended her gratitude to the doctors through a video of herself where she is seen delivering a monologue dedicated to doctors.
“We stay at home to keep the virus at bay. Be a corona warrior, stay home stay safe they say. But take out a minute for those who take the Covid head-on, treat those infected sometimes without safety kits,” she said.
“Sometimes knowing they might not be able to receive the same kind of care that they give. Doctors power through and soldier on. They battle as many of their own are gone. They are our TRUE heroes. The reason why gift of life we own,” Sinha added.
She ended the monologue by thanking doctors and urging everyone to do the same wholeheartedly.
“So, today on doctor’s day let’s wholeheartedly thank our true warriors, for they are the reason why there’s always hope and we can cast away our fears. Happy Doctor’s Day,” she said.
Katrina Kaif shared a video and wrote, “2020’s magic workers ?⚕️ ?⚕️ Love and gratitude to our Indian Doctors ?? thank you . #HappyDoctorsDay.”
Veteran actor Hema Malini, on the other hand, took to Twitter to extend Doctor’s Day wishes to all.
“Today is National Doctors Day – a day to thank all the doctors who are doing so much for us even risking their lives to attend to us. A big Thank you to all the doctors on their special dayFolded hands,” she tweeted.
Madhuri Dixt wrote, “This year more than ever we need to appreciate & support our doctors & healthcare workers for their endless hours of hard work, dealing with stress & challenges as part of their job & staying away from their loved ones to serve the people in need. Thank you ♥️?
#NationalDoctorsDay ⚕️ #DoctorsDay #ThankYou3000”
Veteran singer Lata Mangeshkar also took to Twitter to extend gratitude to the doctors, as she wrote, “Be it day or night..sunshine or rain..And specially in such unsettling times, the doctors have risen above all this and kept us safe and healthy.”
“My heartfelt gratitude to all the doctors. Happy Doctors Day,” she added.
Doctor’s Day is celebrated every year in India on July 1 to appreciate the selfless hard work of doctors in the country.