World Heart Day is observed annually on September 29, and is an initiative by the World Heart Federation (WHF) to spread awareness about cardiovascular disease (CVD), including heart disease and stroke. As per the World Heart Federation, World Heart Day is important as cardiovascular disease (CVD) remains the world’s number one killer, resulting in 18.6 million deaths a year. Covid-19 has only been more heartbreaking for this figure as it has made 520 million people living with CVD, more vulnerable to developing severe forms of the coronavirus. Cardiovascular disease, including Heart disease and Stroke is the world's leading causes of death, with 18.6 million people dying each year due to these diseases.Until a few years ago heart diseases were common among older people in India. Theme of World Heart Day 2021, 'Use Heart To Connect', focuses on immediate requirement to find innovative methods of connecting people to heart health, especially in areas with insufficient resources.