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Celebrities react as Salman Khan gets 5-year jail term in blackbuck poaching case: Highlights

Salman Khan blackbuck poaching case verdict: Hichki actor Rani Mukerji extended her support to Salman. When asked to comment on blackbuck poaching case, she told IANS, "I always say this, my love will always be with him.”

Salman Khan in Jodhpur Salman Khan arrived in Jodhpur on Wednesday. (Express Photo by Mohammed Sharif)

The Jodhpur court on Thursday has given its verdict on the blackbuck poaching case. While Salman Khan was found guilty by the court and handed a five-year jail term with a fine of Rs 10,000, Saif Ali Khan, Tabu, Neelam and Sonali Bendre were acquitted. Salman was accused of killing two blackbucks on October 2, 1998 in Kankani village in Jodhpur during the shooting of the film Hum Saath Saath Hain. Salman was earlier acquitted in the case of possession of firearms with expired licenses.

Hichki actor Rani Mukerji extended her support to Salman. When asked to comment on blackbuck poaching case verdict, she told IANS, “I always say this, my love will always be with him.” Other celebrities from the industry have also extended their support towards the actors involved.

Also Read: Salman Khan blackbuck verdict LIVE Updates

Read all the celebrity reactions on blackbuck poaching case verdict

  1. 9:24PM
    05 Apr, 18
    Raj Kundra on blackbuck poaching case verdict
  2. 8:33PM
    05 Apr, 18
    Kabir Khan on blackbuck poaching case verdict

    Kabir Khan tweeted: "Feeling very sad that Salman Khan has been sentenced to 5 years in prison for allegedly shooting a black buck. 5 years! The length of sentence seems excessive and must be appealed. @BeingSalmanKhan has all my sympathy and support. #WeLoveYouSalmanKhan"

  3. 7:41PM
    05 Apr, 18
    Annup Soni on Salman Khan's guilty verdict
  4. 7:14PM
    05 Apr, 18
    Arjun Bijlani on blackbuck poaching case verdict
  5. 6:12PM
    05 Apr, 18
    Sajid Nadiadwala cancels Baaghi 2's success party

    After learning about Salman Khan's guilty verdict in the blackbuck poaching case, filmmaker Sajid Nadiadwala on Thursday cancelled the success party of Baaghi 2. We also hear Sajid is on his way to Jodhpur to lend support to Salman. 

  6. 5:08PM
    05 Apr, 18
    A great human being is being punished, says Mawra Hocane

    Mawra Hocane posted on Twitter: "In a world with no “NO” human rights, a great human being is being punished for killing an animal umpteen years ago under animal rights. Bash me all you want, but there’s something completely wrong about it.. mind you such human beings are our saving grace! #SalmanKhanVerdict."

  7. 4:58PM
    05 Apr, 18
    Ashish Chowdhry on blackbuck poaching case verdict: It is harsh

    In a conversation with indianexpress.com, Ashish Chowdhry, who is a close friend of the Khan, said, “I woke up to this shocking news. And whatever our personal feelings are about the judgement, law of the land has to be respected and I know that Salman and his family do so like all of us. Salman is a great human being and though he may have done few mistakes in the past, talking in terms of this case which he has got convicted for 5 years after a 20-year trial, it is harsh! But none the less I know best things happen to best people and I have a strong feeling that after the bail plea tomorrow, we will hear something good! I only wish strength to him and the family."

  8. 4:44PM
    05 Apr, 18
    Samir Soni on blackbuck poaching case verdict

    "We are happy for us but we are disappointed for #SalmanKhan. Justice has not been given properly in this case. I am feeling bad for him," Samir Soni, actor and husband of actress Neelam, told ANI.

  9. 4:25PM
    05 Apr, 18
    Salman is paying the price of being a popular celebrity, says Pritam Singh

    Popular RJ and Bigg Boss 8 contestant Pritam Singh told indianexpress.com, "I am really sad to hear about the judgment. We all know that hunting is still practiced in the northern states. It’s a common fact but people get away with it. Salman sir is paying the price of being a popular celebrity. I am not saying I don’t believe in the court of law but it’s disturbing to see how after 20 years, they decided to tag him guilty. Why didn’t it happen then and there? A lot of cases run for years and vanish in thin air. It is really unfortunate that he has to pay the brunt of his stardom."

  10. 4:23PM
    05 Apr, 18
    I am praying he gets bail tomorrow, says Anil Sharma

    Anil Sharma, who directed Salman in Veer, told indianexpress.com, "It is a very disturbing news for me. I was expecting he would get bail and now I am praying he gets bail tomorrow. I don't have any right to comment on the decision of the court. That's supreme, but as someone who has worked with Salman and holds great respect for his father Salim Khan, I can only pray that Salman gets bail. Justice has always prevailed and it will prevail even now."

  11. 3:45PM
    05 Apr, 18
    My heart goes out to Salman, says Arjun Rampal

    Arjun Rampal posted on Twitter: "The law takes its course. Can’t argue it. But at this point in time I just feel helpless and my heart goes out to @BeingSalmanKhan and his family. Reason, cause the last thing @BeingSalmanKhan is, is a criminal.I feel this is too harsh. I do hope he gets the relief he deserves."

  12. 3:36PM
    05 Apr, 18
    Hiten Tejwani on Salman Khan getting 5-year jail term

    Bigg Boss 11 contestant Hiten Tejwani told indianexpress.com, "I have nothing much to say on the matter but I love him and may God bless Salman sir."

  13. 3:30PM
    05 Apr, 18
    Suyyash Rai on blackbuck poaching case verdict
  14. 3:22PM
    05 Apr, 18
    Jaya Bachchan on blackbuck poaching case verdict

    "I feel bad. He should be given relief. He has done a lot of humanitarian work," Jaya Bachchan told ANI.

  15. 3:03PM
    05 Apr, 18
    Subhash Ghai ‏on blackbuck poaching case verdict

    Filmmaker Subhash Ghai, who helmed Salman Khan's Yuvvraaj, tweeted: "I am extremely shocked to hear @BeingSalmanKhan being convicted by session court but also having full trust in indian judiciary which has many other doors to appeal for final justice whatsoever. Since He is most loved person by industry N people for his human reasons too."

  16. 2:24PM
    05 Apr, 18
    Punishing a good human being is not acceptable, says Shilpa Shinde
  17. 1:42PM
    05 Apr, 18
    Sona Mohapatra on blackbuck poaching case verdict

    "So, what new inane defence will Madhu Kishwar sprout now? Nafisa Ali? RJ Rishi Kannan? Will daddy say sorry on his behalf? What will the suck ups in the industry do? When's bail? When's the next block buster release? Dabangg'concert' tour dates? Big Boss? Charity drives?," Sona Mohapatra said via Twitter.

  18. 12:56PM
    05 Apr, 18
    Priya Gupta on blackbuck poaching case verdict

    T-Series' Priya Gupta posted on Twitter: "I know for a fact that @BeingSalmanKhan has not killed the #BlackBuck. I am 100 percent sure he will be declared innocent finally. #BlackBuckPoachingCase."

  19. 12:54PM
    05 Apr, 18
    Manveer Gurjar on blackbuck poaching case verdict

    Bigg Boss season 10 winner Manveer Gurjar, who shared the stage with Salman in the reality show, tweeted: "What justice! Rape and murder victims keep on waiting for justice but a man like Salman Khan who does so much of charity and pays tax has been stuck in a 20-year-old case."