Kerala Police thank Kamal Haasan for his congratulatory message.

Kerala police released a statement on Sunday, thanking Kollywood actor Kamal Haasan for congratulating them on a music video, conceptualized, sung and directed by police officers, about their work in the fight against the coronavirus outbreak in the state. The music video features several high-ranking department officials, including the state DGP itself. As soon as the video was released, it caught the attention of netizens.

Congratulating the police department of Kerala, the actor wrote, “Excellent. The front line warriors are Doctors Police and Sanitary workers. It is essential to cheer these centurions with an anthem for Kerala police . I am glad even the singing talent was a policeman in uniform. I congratulate the higher echelons of the police department for coming up with a sensitive and thoughtful idea. My salute (sic)."

In response to the congratulatory message by the actor, the Kerala police released a statement to thank the actor for his encouraging words. “We are really honoured and delighted to receive this congratulatory message from one of the greatest actors of Indian cinema – Shri. Kamal Hassan. In these difficult times when the members of the police force are engaged in very difficult circumstances in the field, this message is a great motivation to every member of the force in Kerala. On behalf of Kerala police and the Govt. of Kerala, I thank you for your kinds words and it is sure to help us in continued and better selfless service for the citizens and to this great Nation (sic),” read the statement from Loknath Behera IPS, DGP & State Police Chief, Kerala.