Bollywood prays for earthquake-tsunami hit Japan

Updated: Mar 11, 2011, 20:55 PM IST

Mumbai: Japan’s devastating earthquake triggered tsunami had the whole world sit back and wonder if it is the beginning of the apocalypse.

One of the greatest tragedy of our times, this quake didn’t go unnoticed in Bollywood fraternity as umpteen stars from the tinsel town took to Twitter to express their compassion and concern for the lost lives and widespread catastrophe.

Here’s a list of Bollywood Tweets made by some of the well known celebrities sharing their concerns about the greatest tragedy mankind saw today:

Bipasha Basu posted, “One of the worst calamities has hit Japan. May the departed souls rest in peace. God bless the world. We are all so vulnerable at times like these! Almost helpless! Life is so fragile!”

Lata Mangeshkar Tweeted, “Shocked and deeply distressed! Massive earth quake and Tsunami hits heart is going out to the people of Japan..very disturbed!”

Mandira Bedi expressed her concern saying, “A tsuanami devastates Japan as an earthquake measuring 8.4 hits the country & its coastline.. Prayers and hope for all those affected.. “

Riya Sen Tweeted, “Watch BBC 8.2 earthquake/ tsunami destroyin North Japan. My heart goes out to those affected in Japan”

Aftab Shivdasani requested respect for nature, posting, “Its nature`s way of saying do not spoil the planet.. Must respect nature..before it gets too late..”

Rietesh Deshmukh said, “Prayers for all in Japan- shocked to see the horrific pics of the earthquake n the tsunami.”

Ashish Chowdhry prayed for Japan. He wrote, “Can`t believe what`s happening in Japan. Feel so weak n helpless. Can`t say `God help them`,cause dunno who does this in d 1st place..”

As did Ranvir Shorey tweeted, “Prayers for Japan earthquake Tsunami”.