Bollywood mourns for victims of Mumbai blasts
New Delhi: Tinsel town is in shock. The three blasts that rocked Mumbai Wednesday evening have left Bollywood celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Shabana Azmi and Anupam Kher mourning for those who lost their lives.
Actors, filmmakers and composers took to micro-blogging site Twitter to share their sentiments on the unforeseen tragedy that left at least 21 people dead and over 100 injured.
Here`s what the stars wrote:
Amitabh Bachchan: "Bomb blasts in Mumbai! God! I hope people are safe!!"
Anupam Kher: "Anger, frustration and helplessness is NOT the answer. Hanging the terrorists already convicted is. Prayers for all."
Shabana Azmi: "I`m sick in the pit of my stomach. What a terribly terrible dastardly act."
Lara Dutta: "Sad to see this city go through this again and again!! Also sad to see that people have resigned themselves to dealing with this!"
Raveena Tandon: "OH GOD! When will this carnage in the world stop! When will human beings stop killing Humanity! When will there be peace in this world??! Pained by the death of innocents!! How much more bloodshed before monsters realise that ALL religions teach tolerance, love towards people..."
Farhan Akhtar: "Cowards strike again! Condolences to all who have lost someone dear... To the rest, please do not panic. Get home safe."
Riteish Deshmukh: "Shocked to hear the news of the blasts. Prayers for all who have suffered. And be safe and stay home."
Vishal Dadlani: "Prayers with the families of those affected. God bless us all. This is the world we have created. Love and Peace are the only real solutions."
Priyanka Chopra: "Terrible news about the blasts. A request - please do not cause panic by tweeting/ spreading rumours/ unconfirmed news."
Madhur Bhandarkar: "Resilience of Mumbai again put to test because of the blasts. Heart aches for the victims. Condemn such cowardly acts of terror."
Tusshar Kapoor: "Completely resent what has happened in our city. It`s high time these cowards are hanged and don`t just languish in our jails."
Gul Panag: "Woke up (in Toronto) to the shocking news of blasts in Bombay... deepest condolences to the families of victims."
Onir: "Once again human cruelty shows its ugly face in Mumbai..."
Mugdha Godse: "Sad to see serial bomb blasts in Mumbai. The State government and Central government `Pull Up Ur Socks!!!`"
Siddharth: "Stop the killing you dirty cowards!! For the love of god! On second thought I retract my last plea! For the love of humanity, please stop!"