Simplicity should be the way of life: Dharmendra on lockdown

By: PTI | Mumbai |

Published: May 3, 2020 3:54:09 pm

Dharmendra believes people should take the lockdown positively. There is so much greenery and freshness here. Everyone must follow this. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines
For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App. “It is a very tight slap on our face from mother earth. We need to love and nurture nature. The virus has come because of us and we are suffering because of our own actions. I am so happy to see this time it reminds me of the time that we lived back then. “I am a Jat and Jats love their land and their farms. He believes death is inevitable, but one must learn from the lives of those who have departed. I hope people understand and cut down on a lot of unessential things and not become greedy and be happy with what they have. “Due to lockdown there is no pollution, there is so much fresh air, the sky is so clear, everything looks beautiful. Whatever money I have earned, I spent everything here,” he said. The actor is saddened with the demise of two stalwarts of Indian cinema Irrfan Khan and Rishi Kapoor. I believe every death teaches us something. He said he loves farming and enjoys this simple life, which he finds comforting. It is a blessing. I love being in the lap of nature. It is all about living together with love and staying in unity but we all forget this,” he added. We all should take lockdown positively,” the actor told PTI in an interview. This is a lesson for life,” he said. Simplicity should be the way of life. Less is always good. We don’t learn anything from death. He was last seen in a full-fledged role in 2018 film Yamla Pagla Deewana: Phir Se with sons Sunny and Bobby Deol. “We are all happy when someone is born in a family but when someone leaves us we cry and mourn. I come to the city when there is work (referring to films) and when not I am happy here in my farmhouse. I love spending time in my farmhouse. Organic farming is our focus. The nationwide lockdown was announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on March 24 to contain the spread of COVID-19. The actor believes the pandemic is the result of the actions of humans and the only way to survive now is to live in sync with nature. 📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. (Photo: Dharmendra/ Instagram)
Veteran actor Dharmendra believes the biggest takeaway from the coronavirus pandemic should be the importance of leading a simple life. I am born to give happiness, entertain and inspire everyone,” he added. Away from the fast-paced life and brouhaha of Bollywood, Dharmendra spends most of his time at his farmhouse in Lonavala. “I am living life like this and I am very happy about it. Dharmendra, 84, believes people should take the lockdown positively. The actor often shares videos on social media, giving glimpse of vegetables and fruits grown at his farmhouse.