Abhishek Bachchan & more Bollywood celebs pray for the safety of people in cyclone

Mumbai: Actor Abhishek Bachchan at the launch of photographer Dabboo Ratnani's Calendar 2018 in Mumbai on Jan 17, 2018. (Photo: IANS)

A slew of Bollywood celebrities including Abhishek Bachchan, Tamannaah Bhatia and Riteish Deshmukh have prayed for the safety of those who have been affected by the cyclonic storm Fani.

The extremely severe cyclonic storm Fani with wind speed touching nearly 200 kmph that made landfall earlier on Friday on the eastern coast wreaking havoc in Odisha, will cross several districts in the state before advancing to neighbouring West Bengal.

Newly wed Bollywood couple Abhishek Bachchan, and Aishwarya Rai, right, offer prayers at the Venkateshwara temple at Tirupati, 156 kilometers (98 miles) north west of Chennai, India, Sunday, April 22, 2007. Rai shot to fame when she was crowned Miss World in 1994 and is the brand ambassador for leading cosmetic companies. Bachchan is a popular romantic hero and comes from a famous Bollywood movie family, his father Amitabh, seen behind, is an Indian movie icon and his mother Jaya is also a famous actress. (AP Photo)

Here’s what the celebrities have tweeted:

  • Tamannaah Bhatia: My prayers with people of Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal. Stay indoors and help each other.
  • Riteish Deshmukh: Prayers for the safety of everyone in the area that could be affected by Cyclone Fani. Stay safe and keep the emergency numbers handy.
  • Abhishek Bachchan: Prayers for all in the path of Cyclone Fani. Stay safe.
  • Sidharth Malhotra: Stay strong and safe everyone!
  • Bhumi Pednekar: Praying for the people of Odisha.
  • Pritam: Praying for the safety of everyone affected by Cyclone Fani.