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Amitabh Bachchan prays for Nelson Mandela

Last updated on: June 25, 2013 12:59 IST

Amitabh Bachchan prays for Nelson Mandela

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Here's what your favourite Bollywood celebrities are tweeting.

Amitabh Bachchan turned to Twitter to pray for former South African President Nelson Mandela, who is in critical condition.

'Nelson Mandela lies in hospital in critical condition ! Wishing 'Madiba' the best of care and prayer to keep him well !! Met on two occasions in SAf, and each time the power of his presence and gentleness, overwhelmed me .. 'Madiba' our prayers with you,' Bachchan tweeted.

Recalling his time spent in South Africa, the 70-year-old actor added: 'It was 'Madiba' and his ANC that gave us the first permission to stage a concert in Durban, JoBerg, on eve of end of Apartheid !! Can never ever forget those moments of our first visit to SAF .. and the concert, and the love of the people .. never before !!'

Meanwhile, he has started the rehearsals for Kaun Banega Crorepati 7. 'The mocks fo KBC have begun .. the energy is stimulating, the teams are excited .. It shall be 13 years of my association with it !!' he added further.


Image: Amitabh Bachchan
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

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Rohit Roy: I am an average dancer

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Actor Rohit Roy, who will be seen as one of the wild card entries on this season's Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa, says he is an average dancer.

'I am grateful for all ur kind words of encouragement.. honestly i am an average dancer but I promise to do my best.. Rest is up to God almty. I ve always believed.. Success is in enjoying the journey, not making a mad rush to the destination,' he tweeted.

Meanwhile, Rohit's friends from the film fraternity turned to Twitter to support him:

Shabana Azmi: 'Rohit Roy entering Jhalak Dikhlaja as wild card. Please vote for him tweepies.'

Manoj Bajpayee: 'My friend rohit roy is entering jhalak dikhla ja .will support him as he is a hard working man!'


Image: Rohit Roy


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Maryam Zakaria turns Nagin

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Maryam Zakaria shared a still of her item number from the film, Bajatey Raho, and tweeted: 'naagin song coming out this week.' 

Meanwhile, Poonam Pandey shared the latest poster of her upcoming film Nasha and tweeted: 'How is it? The New Poster of #Nasha.' 


Image: Maryam Zakaria in Bajatey Raho
Photographs: Maryam Zakaria/Twitter

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