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Sri Lanka blasts: Jacqueline Fernandez, Arjun Kapoor lead Bollywood in condemning attack

Actors such as Sri Lanka born Jacqueline Fernandez, Arjun Kapoor, Anil Kapoor, Anushka Sharma and others have condemned the terror attack in Sri Lanka that killed hundreds.

bollywood Updated: Apr 21, 2019 17:41 IST
Asian News International
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Bollywood actor Jacqueline Fernandez has condemned the attack in Sri Lanka.(AFP)

Bollywood celebrities are condemning the serial bomb blasts that rocked Sri Lanka amid Easter celebrations on Sunday. While expressing their grief, many Bollywood celebrities extended prayers for the people in Sri Lanka.

Anushka Sharma in a tweet wrote, "Our hearts go out to everyone affected by this tragic act of violence in Sri Lanka. We are praying with you in this painful moment of sorrow, grief and shock."

"Prayers for SriLanka," tweeted actor Vicky Kaushal.

Veteran actor Boman Irani tweeted, "Shocked to hear the extremely disturbing news coming in from SriLanka. Had stayed at the hotels & it's heartbreaking to even imagine the situation. My heartfelt condolences to the near & dear ones of those who lost their lives & praying for a speedy recovery of the ones injured."

The Sri-Lanka born Indian actor Jacqueline Fernandez also took to Twitter to express her grief and tweeted, "Extremely sad at the news of bombings in Sri Lanka. It's unfortunate that one is not able to see that violence is like a chain reaction. This has to stop!"

"My heartfelt condolences & prayers are with the families affected in #Srilanka. Here's praying & hoping for a terror-free world!" tweeted Sidharth Malhotra.

"What a sad day !! To attack families and children going to church on #EasterSunday ??!!! This is terrible ... what is happening to our world ???" Huma Qureshi also grieved the blasts.

"Really disturbed to hear about the monstrous attack in SriLanka on such an auspicious day. My thoughts and prayers to the families of the affected," actor Arjun Kapoor tweeted.

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First Published: Apr 21, 2019 17:40 IST