Veteran actor Dharmendra got himself vaccinated with the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on Friday evening. The Apne star inspired his fans and encouraged them to get the vaccination by tweeting a video that featured him getting a shot of the vaccine on his left arm.
"Tweet karte karte... josh aa gaya... aur main nikal gaya... vaccination lene... it's definitely not a show off... but to inspire you all... Friends, please take care (got inspired while tweeting and went off to get vaccination)," wrote Dharmendra in his latest tweet.
The 85-year-old actor referred to his tweet, he posted earlier that day, and remind everyone to wear masks and maintain social distancing after Maharashtra registered a new high in Covid-19 cases the day before.
Sharing a throwback monochrome picture, which showed him sitting with sliced watermelons and a knife.
"Mask laga kar baith..... tere tarboz koi nahin kharede ga.......lock down ko lock karna hai ..... to do gaz ki doori aur mask zarori, (wear a mask and sit, nobody is going to buy your watermelons, we have to lock the lockdown, maintain social distance and wear a mask)," read Dharmendra’s caption.
In other news, the actor's tweet comes a day after Maharashtra registered 25,833 new Covid cases on Thursday. A new high in the state surpassing the previous single-day peak of 24,886 cases registered on September 11 last year.