The terror attack on Thursday led to 44 CRPF jawans losing their lives in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district.
Priyanka Chopra, Alia Bhatt, Ranveer Singh, Akshay Kumar condemn Pulwama terror attack
Mumbai - 15 Feb 2019 16:56 IST
The industry came together on social media to condemn the recent dastardly terror attacks on Indian soldiers at Pulwama. The attack, conducted by the group Jaish-e-Mohammed on Thursday, which is based in Pakistan, resulted in the death of 44 CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force) jawans. Calling it a 'cowardly' attack, Alia Bhatt, Ranveer Singh, Akshay Kumar and Priyanka Chopra condemned the act of taking human lives.
Singh tweeted out his 'anger' at the attacks saying he was 'saddened' at the news.
His Gully Boy co-star, Alia Bhatt also took to Twitter to share her feeling about the deaths. The actress described it as 'despicable.'
The Pulwama attack is despicable. My heartfelt condolences to the families of the martyrs. I pray for the recovery of the injured.— Alia Bhatt (@aliaa08) February 14, 2019
Bhatt's mother, actress Soni Razdan, shared a lengthier post on her anger. She wrote 'Pakistan you need to stop this. You cannot ever hope to be a nation of peace if you continue these senseless and heinous war crimes'
Pakistan you need to stop this. You cannot ever hope to be a nation of peace if you continue these senseless and heinous war crimes. @ImranKhanPTI I was hopeful when you spoke of a lasting solution to the problem. Condemn these acts to start with and then perhaps we can talk.— Soni Razdan (@Soni_Razdan) February 15, 2019
The attack on our Jawaans is beyond tragic. We are all so helpless in the face of such violence. Heartfelt sympathies for the brave souls who lost their lives and for those who lost their loved ones. Can’t imagine the depth of your loss. Solutions must be found and fast.— Soni Razdan (@Soni_Razdan) February 15, 2019
Akshay Kumar also took to Twitter to calling people to 'not let this be forgotten'.
Numb beyond belief at the dastardly terror attack on #CRPF soldiers in #Pulwama. May God give peace to their souls, and strength to their grieving families. Wishing the injured a speedy recovery. We can’t let this be forgotten.— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) February 14, 2019
While the industry has been accused of avoiding key political conflicts, they seemed to be unified in their thoughts for the soldiers who lost their lives and thier families. While she was in America, actress Priyanka Chopra also took to social media to express her shock at the attack.
Absolutely shocked by the attack in #Pulwama...Hate is NEVER the answer!!! Strength to the families of the martyred jawans and the CRPF soldiers injured in the attack.— PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) February 14, 2019
Salman Khan, who recently made a trip to the Wagah border for his upcoming Bharat, also expressed his condolences for the families who lost their loved ones.
My heart goes out for the Jawans of our beloved country and their families who lost their lives as martyrs to save our families... #YouStandForIndia— Salman Khan (@BeingSalmanKhan) February 14, 2019
Anger seemed to be a common emotion, and Ajay Devgn was among the many who shared it.
Horrible and disgusting. Anger can't be put into words. #KashmirTerrorAttack— Ajay Devgn (@ajaydevgn) February 14, 2019
Even his illness did not stop Rishi Kapoor, one of the more vocal voices on social media, to condemn the attacks that took place on Thursday.
Shameful shocking reprehensible . Absolute act of cowardice. Perpetrators of this heinous crime cannot be be friends with people of Kashmir. We stand by the bereaved families.— Rishi Kapoor (@chintskap) February 14, 2019
Shabana Azmi and Javed Akhtar also took to Twitter to condemn the events. Akhtar said, ' Today I share the grief of the dear ones of the martyrs'
I have a special relation with CRPF. I have written Their anthem Before putting the pen to paper I met a number of CRPF officers n what ever I learned my respect admiration and love for these braves increased by many a fold Today I share the grief of the dear ones of the martyrs— Javed Akhtar (@Javedakhtarjadu) February 14, 2019
Will there be no let to these heinous attacks?These mindless killings.this utter disregard for human lives?Extremely shocking news coming from Pulwama.I strongly condemn the worst terror attack on CRPF convoy and stand united with the grieving families— Azmi Shabana (@AzmiShabana) February 14, 2019
Just learnt of the horrific and cowardly terror attack in Pulwama. Disgusted and saddened.— Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) February 14, 2019
United in grief with families of the CRPF jawans who lost their lives. My deepest condolences to them.