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Celebrities react to Lok Sabha election results 2019: Wishing you an even more successful second term, says Akshay Kumar

As per the latest data from the Election Commission, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is on course to storm back to power with a bigger mandate.

Written by Kriti Sonali | Bengaluru | Updated: May 23, 2019 10:18:10 pm
Celebrities react to Lok Sabha election results 2019 Sunny deol Actor-turned-BJP candidate Sunny Deol during his election campaign for the Lok Sabha polls. (Photo: PTI)

After the long process of Lok Sabha polls, the verdict is finally out. The Bharatiya Janata Party swept the 2019 Lok Sabha elections with a bigger mandate than 2014.

This year, many celebrities took the political plunge and contested elections. This includes actors like Sunny Deol, Urmila Matondkar, Prakash Raj and Nusrat Jahan among others.

Many celebrities have been in active politics for a few years and this year, they contested the election again. Shatrughan Sinha, Kirron Kher, Hema Malini, Jaya Prada and many others fought election from their respective constituencies.

Film and television celebrities have taken to social media to express their reactions on the counting day.

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More than anything, the celebrities are applauding the spirit of democracy that has brought the 2019 Lok Sabha election to a fruitful closure.

Live Blog

Read all celebrity reactions to Lok Sabha election results 2019.

Highlights

    21:00 (IST)23 May 2019
    'Wishing you an even more successful second term'

    Akshay Kumar wrote on Twitter, "Heartiest congratulations Hon. Prime Minister @narendramodi ji on the historic win. All your efforts to advance the nation and put it on the global map have been acknowledged. Wishing you an even more successful second term."

    20:26 (IST)23 May 2019
    'Democracy must always be celebrated'

    Twinkle Khanna posted on Twitter, "Congratulations to Prime Minister @narendramodi and @BJP4India on their sweeping victory. Democracy must always be celebrated. Here’s to our India that I hope becomes synonymous with inclusivity, harmony and development #Election2019Results"

    20:07 (IST)23 May 2019
    'An incredible landslide victory'

    Arjun Rampal shared on Twitter, "An incredible landslide victory. NDA is the people’s first choice, by huge margins. Dearest Prime Minister @narendramodi the beliefs, hopes of people are with you. Congratulations and my very best wishes to take India forward. The stage is set. So are we. Jai Hind."

    19:53 (IST)23 May 2019
    Swara Bhasker congratulates Narendra Modi
    19:25 (IST)23 May 2019
    'We stand by you in building a stronger India'

    "Many congratulations Hon. Prime Minister @narendramodi on your decisive victory. We stand by you in building a stronger India," Salman Khan said via Twitter.

    19:07 (IST)23 May 2019
    'India is now united in decision', wrote Ekta Kapoor

    Ekta Kapoor tweeted, "ishton Ke bhi Roop badalte hain, naye naye saanche Mein dhalte hain, Ek peedhi Aati hai Ek peedhi jaati hai... Banti kahaani Naayi 🕺🏻🕺🏻🕺🏻🙏🏼❤️"

    In another tweet, she shared a throwback pic of her father Jeetendra with Narendra Modi and wrote, "Congrats to our honorable PRIME MINISTER :) our uniter in chief! India is now united in decision 🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼"

    18:51 (IST)23 May 2019
    Shabana Azmi sent her wishes to fellow actors and now Parliamentarians Hema Malini and Kirron Kher

    Shabana Azmi tweeted, "Congratulations @HemaMaliniMP and @KirronKherBJP for their decisive win in the Lok Sabha elections."

    18:30 (IST)23 May 2019
    'India let’s focus on growth, peace and abundance'

    Televison actor Karan Kundrra tweeted, "And the people of my country have decided.. United!! Congratulations @narendramodi ji! & @BJP4India Historic day for #India let’s focus on growth, peace and abundance #Indianelectionresults."

    18:10 (IST)23 May 2019
    Sudheer Babu welcomes back PM Narendra Modi

    Actor Sudheer Babu tweeted, "Welcome back @narendramodi ji. My hearty congratulations on the second term. Hope to see a progressive, prosperous, wealthy and Supreme Power India. #IndianElections2019."

    17:49 (IST)23 May 2019
    Siddharth congratulates Prime Minister Narendra Modi

    "Congratulations #PrimeMinister @narendramodi ji for a historic win in the #Elections2019. I hope you will take us to great heights. I promise to always voice my honest opinions in the interest of our great nation as a citizen without fear. Please spread love. God bless. Jai Hind," Siddharth said via Twitter.

    17:29 (IST)23 May 2019
    'Another historical win'

    Shruti Seth tweeted, "Congratulations to @BJP4India on another historical win. May they take our great nation to new heights. Wishing PM Shri @narendramodi and his ministers much success for the next 5 years. Good luck all. Jai Hind! 🇮🇳."

    17:10 (IST)23 May 2019
    Isha Koppikar shares 'heartiest congratulations' for Hon. Prime Minster Narendra Modi

    "Hon. Prime Minster @narendramodi, All the diligent work and commitments are paid off with your win today! Heartiest congratulations to you and @BJP4India for this historical win! 😃 @amitshah @dev_fadnavis @shelarashish @raosahebdanve #electionresults2019," wrote Isha Koppikar on her Twitter account.

    16:50 (IST)23 May 2019
    'It is the committed, tireless hard work of the wonderful Karyakartas that has made all this possible'

    Hema Malini wrote on her Twitter account, "Modi ji & Amit Shah ji are the architects of this stupendous win & it is the committed, tireless hard work of the wonderful Karyakartas that has made all this possible.I personally thank all the BJP cadre & all the netas of Mathura, UP who have worked so hard with me for my win🙏."

    16:30 (IST)23 May 2019
    "Please spend less time hating #Modi", tweets Vivek Oberoi.
    16:12 (IST)23 May 2019
    Ajay Devgn tweets 'the country has made their choice'

    Ajay Devgn wrote on his twitter account, "The country knows what is right for them and they have made their choice. @narendramodi."

    15:41 (IST)23 May 2019
    Ekta Kapoor is super excited to see the election results

    Ekta Kapoor wrote on her Twitter account, "INDIA has given its verdict ! Congrats to INDIA’s BIGGEST UNITER ( in votes n in belief)and LEADER @narendramodi ! Ppl love you !! Wat a win ! Welcome back." She added, "The honourable @narendramodi proves once again that ppl love him !"

    15:18 (IST)23 May 2019
    'What a clean sweep'

    Hema Malini wrote on her Twitter account, "What a clean sweep!The opposition & the Congress silenced totally!Modiji, after having suffered so many insults,many personal, stands totally vindicated as a true nationalist in whom the masses have reposed complete faith & view as a leader who can make India excel in all spheres."

    14:58 (IST)23 May 2019
    Rajinikanth shares his 'hearty congratulations'

    Superstar Rajinikanth wrote on his Twitter account, "Respected dear @narendramodi ji hearty congratulations ... You made it !!! God bless."

    14:36 (IST)23 May 2019
    Siddharth shares his views on Congress' performance

    Actor Siddharth wrote on his Twitter account, "#Congress should consider changing their team name like #DelhiDaredevils. There are only so many thrashings under an incapable leader and self goals that any party can take. Is the grand old party of Independent India on its death bed? #IndianElections2019."

    14:27 (IST)23 May 2019
    Manchu Manoj hopes PM Modi contributes and supports Andhra Pradesh in its development

    Actor Manchu Manoj shared on his Twitter account, "Heartful congratulations to our prime minister @narendramodi sir and @BJP4India for the win again! Hoping that you would contribute, support and help our #AndhraPradesh state in its development in this term of your governance...." He also tweeted, "Congratulations to #CM @ysjagan anna on the powerful win. I hope @YSRCParty government will take care of the farmers and the students of #AP...Looking forward for your contribution in developing and building our state even more with justice and honesty.."

    Here's a look at the celebrity candidates who contested in the 2019 Lok Sabha election.

    Sunny Deol (BJP) from Gurdaspur, Urmila Matondkar (INC) from Mumbai North, Nusrat Jahan (AITC) from Basirhat, Mimi Chakraborty (AITC) from Jadavpur, Prakash Raj (Independent) from Bangalore Central, Shatrughan Sinha (INC) from Patna Sahib, Hema Malini (BJP) Mathura, Jayaprada (BJP) from Rampur, Ravi Kishan (BJP) from Gorakhpur, Dinesh Lal Yadav Nirahua (BJP) from Azamgarh, Hans Raj Hans (BJP) from North West Delhi, Manoj Tiwari (BJP) from North East Delhi, Moonmoon Sen (AITC) from Asansol, Babul Supriyo (BJP) from Asansol, Nikhil Kumaraswamy (JDS) from Mandya, Smriti Irani (BJP) Amethi, Sumalatha (Independent) Mandya and Kirron Kher (BJP) Chandigarh.