B-Town expresses shock, sends out prayers after Paris attacks

Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Bollywood celebritites on Saturday expressed shock and condemned the Paris terror attacks that killed at least 153 people in the French capital.

Celebrated names like Priyanka Chopra, Shabana Azmi, Javed Akhtar, Shekhar Kapur, Anil Kapoor, Sonakshi Sinha among many took to Twitter to send out their prayers and condolences to the victims, while calling it a day of “sadness”.

Many celebrities used the hashtag #ParisAttack, which has been trending on Twitter since Saturday morning, to share their comments on the micro-blogging website.

Here is what they had to say:

Javed Akhtar: No words in any dictionary of the world are powerful enough to condemn the heinous barbaric and the most ugly terrorist massacre in Paris.

Priyanka Chopra: So disturbed by what has happened in Paris. What is the world coming to… What is the point of the violence.. #PrayForParis. My heart hurts.

Farhan Akhtar: Heart and thoughts go out to all affected by the tragedy that has unfolded in Paris.

Shabana Azmi: Terrible terrible news about Paris. My heart sinks at the incomprehensible violence. When will this end?

Anupam Kher: #ParisAttack Horrifying. Sad.

Shekhar Kapur: Prayers going out to over 100 killed in coordinated terror attacks in #Paris #ParisAttacks

Anil Kapoor: Horrified at the barbarism at display in the #ParisAttacks! No ideology can justify destruction of life. We stand with you #Paris!

Sonakshi Sinha: Maybe if we prayed/worked for peace more often, we wouldn’t have to see days like this! Sad. PrayForParis PrayforLebabon PrayForBagdad

Alia Bhatt: Shocking,Appalling and disgusting! Yes this massacre is truly an attack on ALL humanity! Really praying for some peace in this world!

Paresh Rawal: This is really sad… #ParisAttacks.

Sonam Kapoor: This makes me so sad. Je t’aime Paris. prayforparis

Hrithik Roshan: Extremely saddened by d cowardly n brutal act on innocents. Prayers n thoughts with d families. #prayforparis helpline 4 Indians-0140507070

Manoj Bajpayee: Dastardly barbaric act of terrorism in Paris. No word to condemn it will be enough. Prayers to the families who lost their loved ones.so sad.

Akshay Kumar: Woke up to the terrible news of the #ParisAttacks! Haven’t we evolved at all? My thoughts, love and prayers with those affected.

Nimrat Kaur: Heartbroken about Paris. The scary reality is how this too will be buried under something worse that may happen soon elsewhere. So so sad.

Sidharth Malhotra: Shocked at the news of #ParisAttacks strength n prayers to the victims n their families.Power to the security authorities.

Yami Gautam: No words can offer condolences or put a shame to the cowards who engineered such a monstrous attack PrayForParis PrayforPeace

Lisa Ray: Woke up to news of terror related attacks in #Paris on a horrifying scale. Prayers are with citizens. Hard to fathom this violence.

Ayushmann Khurrana: This should not trigger you to breed intolerance. This should give you the impetus to breed humanity. #PrayForParis.

Vishal Dadlani: Terror will never win, as long as we have the ability to stand by each other as human beings. #Humanity #Paris.

Genelia Deshmukh: Heart breaking hearing about the Paris terrorist attacks…Horrific.Prayers with the families of the victims.

Sonu Nigam: Woke up to the disgusting news about the ghastly terror attacks in Paris, internalizing a prayer for the deceased. Om Shanti.

Anushka Sharma: Woke up to the horrific news about attacks in Paris. Pray for more courage for the people in Paris against these cowardly attacks .

Riteish Deshmukh: Shocked and saddened to hear about terror attacks in Paris. Prayers with the families of the victims.

Varun Dhawan: Heartbreaking to hear about the #ParisAttacks. Can only pray for peace. I hope justice will be served.

Nargis Fakhri: Oh God what is happening to this World! #ParisAttacks I pray for you Paris!

Vivek Oberoi: Deeply sad to see what happened in #Paris the city which is a symbol of love and beauty has been turned into a cauldron of hate #Prayers4Paris.

Raveena Tandon: Numb…Hope TV channels don’t get close/reveal sensitive info as in 26/11,gave the handlers advantage to inform terrorists #ParisShooting.

Prachi Desai: What is this world coming to ?! Terrible news about terrorist attacks in Paris! When will this end! Prayers for all the victims and families.

Bipasha Basu: Wish we could just wipe out terrorism. #ParisAttack – Shocking and disturbing. Prayers for the peace and safety of humanity.

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