Bollywood pins hopes on Kejriwal

IANS| Updated: Dec 28, 2013, 18:53 PM IST

Mumbai: Members of the Hindi film fraternity took to social networking platform Twitter to extend its support and praise the confidence of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal as he took the oath as the capital`s new chief minister. Bollywood hopes for "good governance" to prevail.

Celebrities like Shekhar Kapur, Madhur Bhandarkar and Anushka Sharma took to Twitter to congratulate Kejriwal, Delhi`s youngest chief minister. Here`s what they said:

Anushka Sharma: Congratulations Arvind Kejriwal, AAP and Delhi. (I) Pray and hope that he achieves all that he has set out to without any obstacles and obstruction.

Shekhar Kapur: Shooting of `Pradhanmantri` (TV series) stopped to watch Arvind Kejriwal speak. Many tears in eyes, shouting `Bharat Mata Ki Jai`! This man is loved.

Madhur Bhandarkar: Congratulations and all the best to Arvind Kejriwal and his team. May good governance prevail for the Aam Aadmi.

Sophie Choudry: A historic day! Praying for a positive change by the people for the people.

Kabir Bedi: Ramleela Maidan 2011 (with Anna Hazare) to Ramleela Maidan 2013 (minus Anna Hazare) completes the circle of Arvind Kejriwal`s rise so far.