Deepika Padukone takes up 'safe hands' challenge


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Bollywood celebrities are often seen spreading awareness on social media about taking precautions amid coronavirus

Actress Deepika Padukone (Twitter)

New Delhi: Confused about the right way to wash your hands? Deepika shows you how its done

Deepika Padukone on tuesday took the 'Safe Hands Challenge' and shared a video where she is seen washing her hands.

The actor took the challenge as the Director-General of the World Health Organization, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, nominated her for the challenge amid the coronavirus pandemic.

The 'Ram Leela' actor took to Twitter as she shared a video while she is seen washing her hands in forward and backward strokes. In the video, she is seen wearing a mask while she shows the handwashing technique.

At the end of the video, after washing her hands properly, Deepika is seen winking at the camera as she wipes her hands using a towel.

On Friday, Ghebreyesus shared an awareness video on Twitter where he is seen showing the hand washing techniques to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

While sharing the video he nominated renowned celebrities to take the challenge and create videos for awareness.

Along with Deepika, he nominated Priyanka Chopra, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Katy Perry among others.

Deepika further nominated Roger Federer, Cristiano Ronaldo and Virat Kohli to further spread awareness on the handwash techniques, amid the coronavirus scare.