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Manchester attack: Bollywood celebrities condemn blast, offer condolences to victims

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan, actress Priyanka Chopra, Shabana Azmi and filmmaker Karan Johar on Tuesday condemned the terror attack on pop star Ariana Grande’s gig in Manchester, England, and offered condolences to the victims.


By   |  Updated On : May 23, 2017 05:50 PM
Manchester attack: Bollywood celebrities condemn blast (Representative Image)

Manchester attack: Bollywood celebrities condemn blast (Representative Image)

Mumbai :  

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan, actress Priyanka Chopra, Shabana Azmi and filmmaker Karan Johar on Tuesday condemned the terror attack on pop star Ariana Grande’s gig in Manchester, England, and offered condolences to the victims.

Killing at least 22 people and injuring 59 others, the terror attack is the deadliest in the UK since the 7/7 bombings of 2005.

Shah Rukh tweeted, “Extremely sad to start days when innocent lives are lost. Prayers for the deceased & strength to the families of the Manchester victims. (sic)”

Priyanka said, “My thoughts and prayers are with @ArianaGrande and everyone who was hurt at the concert in Manchester...What is happening to the world...”

“I’m numb with shock. Can’t make sense of whats happening in the world. Where is all this hate coming from? Manchester attack prayers for victims.(sic)” Azmi said.

Johar wrote, “Helpless and sad at what’s happening...  prayers and strength to all the families and loved ones of the lost lives in the Manchester attack.”

Anil Kapoor tweeted, “Please hear @fareedzakaria on Manchester bombing, no political aim but to kill...Shocking.”

Sonam Kapoor, who is in currently in Cannes, wrote, “I’m so angry and heartbroken at the state of the world. My thoughts and prayers with the victims and families in Manchester.(sic)”

Varun wrote, “Strength and prayer to all the families affected  #Manchester #prayersforManchester Just woke up to news about the #Manchester attack. Absolutely heart breaking.  This is an attack on humanity.”

Shraddha said, “Shocking and so so heartbreaking...  Killing innocent teenagers and people! Prayers for the Manchester arena attack souls...(sic)”

Huma Qureshi said, “Sickness! Prayers with the victims and their families and with @ArianaGrande...This is very disturbing.”

Ritesh Deshmukh tweeted, “Sad and Shocking news from Manchester...Prayers and thoughts with the victims of this terrible attack...”

Singer-composer Armaan Malik said, “Prayers go out to the families of the people who passed away and were injured during the @ArianaGrande concert. Very unfortunate incident...”

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First Published: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 05:43 PM


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