Photographs: Narendra Modi/Twitter
Here's what your favourite Bollywood celebrities are tweeting.
Several Bollywood stars turned to Twitter to tweet their reactions over Salman Khan’s lunch meeting with Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday. Here's what they said:
Shekhar Kapur: ‘Why must political parties use Bollywood stars for mileage n publicity? Puts them in d same category as million awards n reality shows on TV.’
Subhash Ghai: ‘Salman modi flying kites? Salman went to promote jai ho. N accepted d invite from good man Modi. That's all. He believes in humanity. I know.’
Pritish Nandy: ‘Dear media, If Salman Khan prefers to fly a kite with @narendramodi instead of visiting Muzaffarnagar refugee camps, thats his business, na?’
Vivek Agnihotri: ‘How irresponsible for Sagarika Ghosh to label Salman khan as Muslim. He is an Indian. Salman Khan is the most secular person. Anyone who knows him will vouch for it. Except for Sagarika Ghosh.’
Shobhaa De: ‘Dabbang 3 : Starring Salman Khan and Narendra Modi. Great photo-op. Kite flying at its shrewdest.’
Emraan Hashmi's son undergoes successful surgery
Emraan Hashmi's son Ayan, who was diagnosed with first-stage cancer, underwent a successful surgery on Wednesday. He is now recovering well.
Filmmaker Farah Khan tweeted: ‘So happy 2 hear that emraan hashmi's son Ayan is recovering well..made my kids pray 4 the lil 1 last nite.’
Tara Sharma Saluja added: ‘Heart broken to hear of @emraanhashmi ’s son Be strong..Praying for strength for you all & all our prayers. He will be fine. Lots of love.'
Siddharth Malhotra turns 29
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Model-turned-actor Siddharth Malhotra, who made his debut with Student Of The Year, turned 29 today, January 16, and his friends turned to Twitter to wish him.
Alia Bhatt: ‘Happy birthday @S1dharthM !!! Miss you and love you too much.’
Riteish Deshmukh: ‘Happy birthday @S1dharthM - have a super year ahead.’
Siddharth will be next seen in Hasee Toh Phasee opposite Parineeti Chopra.
Happy birthday Kabir Bedi
Veteran actor Kabir Bedi also celebrates his birthday today. He turns 68. He thanked all his fans and well-wishers for the wishes.
‘THANK YOU, my friends, for your warm, wonderful and original BIRTHDAY greetings. Thank you for making me feel special :-)’ he tweeted.
'Sick of these fairness cream ads'
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Tired of watching fairness cream ads on TV? Guess you aren’t the only one. After a new study revealed that toxic metal mercury is used in fairness creams, Bollywood celebrities turned to Twitter to warn about its risk and side effects.
Shekhar Kapur: ‘Some fairness creams our Stars r promoting contain heavy metals like mercury that could seriously damage ur kidneys. See beautiful looking stars promoting fairness creams? Now see badly damaged kidneys by the heavy metals in creams.’
Jaaved Jaaferi: ‘Sick of these Fairness cream/ wash ads.. If you are not "Gora" you are not happening.. And you have these stars endorsing them.’
Atul Kasbekar: ‘Fairness creams/ lipsticks contain toxic heavy metals, reveals study whatever happened to tall, 'DARK n...? Massively partial to dusky women. And on principle I don't use whatever skill I have to shoot for fairness creams.’