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Amitabh Bachchan,Madhuri Dixit pray for victims of Cyclone Phailin

The celebrities took to Twitter to pray for the victims of Cyclone Phailin.

Written by Goyal Divya | New Delhi | Published: October 13, 2013 2:07:59 pm

Bollywood actors Amitabh Bachchan,Madhuri Dixit,and other have voiced their concern over the damage caused by Cyclone Phailin in prevalent in Andhra Pradesh and Odisha.

The celebrities took to Twitter to pray for the victims of Cyclone Phailin,which lashed parts of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh last night.

Amitabh Bachchan tweeted:


Madhuri Dixit,who recently came back to Mumbai,from her Temptations Reloaded show,tweeted:


Fierce Cyclone Phailin today left a trail of destruction in coastal Odisha where nearly nine lakh people were hit and crops worth Rs 2,400 crore destroyed even as one person was killed in Andhra Pradesh in a house collapse.

Akshay Kumar tweeted:


Anupam Kher:


He also added: Every time Nature shows its fury,Fragility of our existence gets badly exposed. It makes importance of d word ‘I’; so unimportant. #Phailin


Filmmaker Mira Nair,who was born in Rourkela,Odisha,also prayed for the people of her birth state.

“Holding my breath about Phailin,prayers and courage for the people of my birthplace in Odisha. May nature’s fury be contained,” she said.

Producer Pritish Nandy and actor Boman Irani lauded the preparedness of the government and other agencies to handle the super storm.

“Amazing how ready and well organised the Govt is this time with its disaster management plans for Phailin,” Nandy tweeted.

Phailin,the worst storm in 14 years,which forced the evacuation of over 8 lakh people,left a trail of destruction in coastal areas of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh and disrupted communication lines before weakening considerably on Sunday. (With PTI inputs)

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