# 9PM9Mintue: Actor 'Gypsy' Jiiva endorses PM Modi's request, calls on people to join in by lighting lamps
The coronavirus pandemic has pushed the world and our country to the limit. Amidst the 21-day blockade, as a means of halting the spread of the virus, PM Modi He asked other Indians to join in and light diyas and candles to dispel the darkness in these difficult times. Supporting the Prime Minister's initiative to turn off all the lights at 9 PM for 9 minutes, was the actor 'Gypsy' Jiiva .
The star turned to social media to call on all fans to follow the prime minister's example and light a lamp in their homes today.
. @ narendramodi. @ AmitShah. @ satyakumar_y https://t.co/lLPN2uz6tA - Jiiva (@ Jiiva Official) 1586065243000
The popular Tamil actor was recently seen on the big screen in the movie 'Gypsy', directed by Raju Murugan . The film had a strong political undercurrent that questioned all those in power and won the recognition of many political leaders. It also asked people to show their Unit and participate in this, just as they did on March 22 during the Janata curfew. He then asked people to maintain social distancing to stop the spread of the coronavirus.