'Just when you think they're gone, terrorists strike'
Here's what your favourite Bollywood celebrities are tweeting.
Bollywood stars have expressed anger and grief over the twin blasts that rocked Hyderabad on Thursday evening. Here's what they said:
Amitabh Bachchan: 'Back from work to learn of horrid news of Hyderabad bomb blasts ! What can one say, that has not been said already ! Vulnerable !! -During this tragic incident there is not one voice that gives us reassurance, and strength of conviction that all shall be well !! I want peace .. !! Somebody please help me get it !!'
Ram Gopal Varma: 'Just when u think they are gone the terrorists strike again...shocked to hear about the hyderabad serial blasts. I am feeling a sense of such hopelessness that even hanging the perpetrators nd that too so recently doesnt seem to stop them. An absolute random targeting of completley innocent people is what the scariest part of terrorism is.'
Raveena Tandon: 'Indians are sitting ducks..any city we are not safe and prepared..this happens again ..its high time we don't be calm and ask for action. This happens again and again..its high time we don't be calm and ask for action from our government, which can't protect..mourn for the dead. Puppet Prime Minister and corrupt Ministers spending 650 crores on only their Security..while the poor get killed in busy marketplaces!!'
Madhur Bhandarkar: 'Hyderabd blasts kills innocents again in d name of hatred. Senseless bloodshed has to b cndemned and mourned.'
Farhan Akhtar: 'Terrible news from Hyderabad. so many innocent lives lost and so many scarred for life. this terrorism has to be stopped!'
Pooja Bedi: 'Political parties giving press conferences where the hyderabad blast happened,... trampling over evidence????? Do they have any SENSE?'
Abhishek Kapoor: 'Terrible news from Hyderabad.. A dastardly attempt to handicap the nation.'
Bipasha Basu: 'Victims of Hyd Bomb blasts RIP! Deeply upset n angry!'
Fardeen Khan: 'HYD blast: Fact is tht r leaders dnt care enough 4 loss of innocent life. Human life in India is considered a cheap commodity. It's shameful. If r elected leaders truly cared about anti terrorism there is only one solution. ZERO TOLERANCE.'
R Madhavan: 'Ohh God .. Now Hyderabad.. again.. Homes and families destroyed.. And some spine less inhuman radical murderers thumping each others back.'
Aditi Rao Hydari: 'Sad to hear the news about Hyderabad Blasts.Many innocent lives lost and so many scarred for life.Still have family who resides in the city! Feel so handicapped!'
Image: Amitabh Bachchan
Photographs: Satish Bodas
'Zero tolerance is the only policy we should adapt'
Sridevi: 'Disturbed by the cowardly act of terror in Hyderabad. My heart goes out to the families of the victims.'
Pooja Bhatt: 'Bleak,heavy morning.Strength to the families of victims in the Hyderabad bomb blast as well as the countless,faceless victims of rape.'
Varun Dhawan: 'Extremely sad day my prayers to the victims and their families affected by the Hyderabad blast. everyone please be alert when you go out!!'
Vivek Oberoi: 'Just found out about the bomb blasts in hyderabad...fills me with rage against these faceless cowards! Prayers 4the families of the victims!'
Genelia D'souza: 'Prayers to all the victims n their families of hyd blast. Deeply saddened'
Riteish Deshmukh: 'Prayers with d families of d victims. can't v just get out of r houses without fearing for r lives. #ZeroTolerance -d only policy v should adapt.'
Anupam Kher: 'So sad 2 hear about Hyderabad Blasts. My heart felt condolences 2 the families of Victims. To kill innocent people is the most Cowardly act.'
Prabhudeva: 'Very sad to hear about hyderabad bomb blasts. My prayers and support are with the people of hyderabad.'
Photographs: Jag Gundu/Getty Images
Did Ayushmann turn down Farah Khan?
According to a reported published in an English daily, Vicky Donor star Ayushmann Khurrana was offered a role in Farah Khan's Happy New Year but the actor declined it because it was a multi-starrer.
Farah Khan rubbished the report and tweeted: 'flattered that evn bullshit stories about Happy new year get more space in their paper than others!'
Produced by Gauri Khan, the film will star Shah Rukh Khan, Prithviraj Sukumaran and Abhishek Bachchan.
Image: Ayushmann Khurrana
Payal Rohtagi, Sambhavna Seth come together for a TV show
Former Bigg Boss contestants Payal Rohtagi and Sambhavna Seth have buried the hatchet as they shot together for reality show Welcome-Baazi Mehmaan Nawaazi Ki . The episode will also feature TV actor Aryan Vaid.
Payal shared a picture of them together and tweeted: 'Friends at show @sambhavnaseth and Aryan vaid. :-)'
Sambhavna tweeted: 'Never thought dat payal and I cud become friends and dat too on a show..thank u Welcome team..Great show and great people to work wit.'The show is Indian version of the international series Come Dine with Me.
Image: Sambhavna Seth, Aryan Vaid and Payal Rohtagi
Photographs: Payal Rohtagi/Twitter
On the sets of Richa Chadda's Ishqeria
Actress Richa Chadda recently shot for a Holi song with Neil Nitin Mukesh for the film, Ishqeria.
The actress shared a picture of herself from the sets and tweeted: 'With the brilliant @paponmusic and the muscled-out @bani_j after Holi song wrap.'
The song has been choreographed by Ganesha Archarya
Directed by debutant Prerna Wadhwan, the film is set in the scenic hills of Mussourie. While Neil plays a rich but reserved college boy, Richa will essay the girl-next-door who is excited to get into a co-educational institute.
Image: VJ Bani and Richa Chadda with a friend
Photographs: Richa Chadda/Twitter