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Amitabh, Allu Arjun, NTR Jr to donate for Chennai

December 03, 2015 16:39 IST

A look at the top posts on social media from your favourite Bollywood celebrities:

Celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Allu Arjun, NTR Junior and Kunal Kapoor have stepped forward to help flood-devastated Chennai.

Amitabh Bachchan ‏shared a picture and tweeted: 'Heard on Tv senior bureaucrat saying clothing as help for Chennai victims would be welcome .. will do my bit soon .. !! There is lots to say today .. but seems insensitive to say anything when one of our limbs is in deep distress - CHENNAI .. we pray. Prayers and appeals to the Almighty for respite .. in CHENNAI!! '

Telugu actor Allu Arjun tweeted, 'I would like to donate 25 lakhs to Chennai Flood relief ! I spent 18yrs of my Early life there It made me who I am today. I love u Chennai,' he wrote.

NTR Junior wrote: '#PrayforChennai it's time to be humans by helping each other when nature tests our integrity. #PrayforChennai I request everyone to help the needed in the best ways possible. am gonna do mine.'

Kunal Kapoor: 'Hey guys! Have started a fundraiser for chennai, which I ve contributed to as well. So can u. Every amount matters.'

Suriya Sivakumar: 'Feeling helpless for not being able to reach out to you all in this hour of need. I'm stuck outside the country, desperate to get back!! It's both heartbreaking and heartwarming to see so many survival stories on my TL. Hope you all are safe and have all the helpline nos.'

Suhasini Maniratnam: 'Mani and I are stranded in a village 3 hours drive from mangalore .but safe and dry ..devastated about home and ppl. We don't know how to get back home to chennai ...feeling helpless ..my parents 86 and 81 at our chennai apartment alone ..no electricity.'

Sridevi: 'My heart goes out to every citizen who is bravely fighting the flood situation in Chennai. Hope and pray everything gets back to normal soon.'

Shah Rukh Khan: 'May God look after all our brothers & sisters in Chennai. Nature's fury is strong may we all have the strength to fight it. Insha Allah.'

Hrithik Roshan: 'More power 2 d ones lending a helping hand 2 r people in chennai. If u r in a position 2 help pls do. May god give strength 2 all. Prayers.'

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On the sets of Ghayal Once Again

Actress Soha Ali Khan has started shooting for the last leg of Ghayal Once Again. She shared a picture from the sets and wrote: 'The #GhayalOnceAgain cast together on set for the last time!'

Directed by Sunny Deol and produced by Dharmendra, the film is a sequel to the former's 1990 super-hit film, Ghayal. It stars Sunny Deol, Om Puri, Soha Ali Khan, Ramesh Deo and Narendra Jha.

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IIFA Utsavam postponed due to Chennai floods

In solidarity with the people of Chennai, the first edition of IIFA Utsavam has been postponed.

Actress Lakshmi Manchu welcomed the decision and tweeted: 'Hats off to @IIFAUtsavam for postponing the awards to January 2016 in solidarity with the people of chennai. A fantastic gesture.'

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Madhuri Dixit: Katyar is a fabulous film

Actress Madhuri Dixit, who recently watched Subodh Bhave's Marathi film Katyar Kaljat Ghusali, took to Twitter to congratulate the team.

'Thank you @subodhbhave for Katyar. Fabulous film, lovely music with superb performances. Great teamwork. Loved it!' she tweeted with a picture.

The film, which is based on the classic musical play of the same name, stars Sachin Pilgaonkar, Shankar Mahadevan and Subodh Bhave.

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Shah Rukh, Kajol, Varun, Kriti visit BBC studios

Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Varun Dhawan and Kriti Sanon recently visited the BBC Studios in London to promote their upcoming film, Dilwale.

Varun posted a picture and tweeted: 'Today at the bbc studio. Dilwale in london.'

The film will release on December 18.

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Killing Veerappan to release next week

After much delay, filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma is finally ready with Killing Veerappan.

Confirming the release date, RGV tweeted: 'Problems with Mutthulakshmi regarding Killing Veerapan have been amicably settled ..Film is releasing on 11th December.'

The film, which is based on the life of the famous sandalwood smuggler Veerappan, stars Shivaraj Kumar, Sandeep Bharadwaj, Yagna Shetty, Sanchari Vijay and Parul Yadav.

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Randeep Hooda goes semi-nude for latest cover

Actor Randeep Hooda, who has just been signed for Salman Khan's Sultan, turned to Twitter to share his latest cover photo and tweeted: 'In the end we'll all be stardust.'

He is currently working on Omung Kumar's upcoming biopic Sarabjit.