Bollywood mourns Air India plane crash

Saturday, May 22, 2010

NEW DELHI - Bollywood celebrities went all out Saturday to pay homage to the victims of the Mangalore air crash that killed at least 158 people.

Many celebrities expressed their grief by posting messages on microblogging site Twitter.

Priyanka Chopra: “Please pray for the families that have lost the ones they love in this horrific crash. We can’t even begin to imagine their pain and sorrow. Also pray for the souls of those who have been cruelly taken away from their families in such a tragic situation. R.I.P. (rest in peace).”

Shammi Kapoor: “The Air India crash is a very sad happening. My heart goes out to the families of the deceased. Let us pray for the departed souls.”

Amitabh Bachchan: “Feeling terrible. Plane crash! Air India flight from Dubai to Mangalore crashed on landing, overshot runway…so sad…so sad. I wrote about excess and balance on my blog last night.. Is the plane tragedy God’s way of balancing …? Sad and disturbed.”

Karan Johar: “Too upsetting to hear all the news coming in about the crash…thoughts, prayers and strength to all the families….”

Deepika Padukone: “Just heard about the plane crash in Mangalore…shocking! very sad.”

Riteish Deshmukh: “Shocking and tragic news…my prayers with the families, who have lost loved ones. May god give them strength. R.I.P.”

Neha Dhupia: “Really sad to hear about the plane crash. My prayers with the ones who lost their lives and lots of energy to their family and friends.”

Sunidhi Chauhan: “Just landed in Dhaka and heard about the plane crash…its shocking…God have mercy please.”

Amrita Arora: “Absolutely terrible news about the plane crash… devastating! Let’s all pray for the families of the deceased.”

Shreya Ghoshal: “A devastating news. I am in shock. My prayers to the lives lost in this unfortunate plane crash.”

Neelam Kothari: “So tragic and sad! Heart goes out to the ones who lost their loved and dear ones. The people who lost their lives, may their souls rest in peace.”

Arbaaz Khan: “Extremely tragic news of the Mangalore plane crash. My heartfelt condolences to families of the deceased.

Mandira Bedi: “Shattering news. Very few survivors. My thoughts and prayers for the passengers who have passed away and their family members.”

Vishal Dadlani: “What terrible news to wake up to! I pray that God gives the families, strength and fortitude.”

Sonu Niigaam: “Prayers for the departed souls in the Mangalore air crash. May God give power to their families. Very unfortunate accident.”

Vivek Oberoi: “So sad and heartbreaking to see the news of the Air India plane crash…please take a moment off to pray for those in this tragedy….”

Madhur Bhandarkar: “R.I.P. People who lost their lives in the air crash today…Very sad and horrible condition…may God give strength to their near and dear ones.”

Uday Chopra: “Really sad about the Air India plane crash in Mangalore.”

Sonam Kapoor: “It’s really really devastatingly sad..its shocking and heart wrenching… please pray for the lives lost.”

Amrita Rao: “Sad and shocked…let’s pray for the Air India express flight passengers who didn’t make it..R.I.P.”

Arshad Warsi: “An Air India plane coming from Dubai to Mangalore has crashed at 6:30 a.m….god bless their souls.”

Sussanne Roshan: “Sending strength and love to all those who have lost their beloved ones, time will heal. Keep the faith.

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