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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.

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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.

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Read all celebrity reactions to Lok Sabha election results 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."

'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"

'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."

Swara Bhasker congratulates Narendra Modi

'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.

'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 🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼"

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."

'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."

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."

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.

'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! 🇮🇳."

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.

'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🙏."

"Please spend less time hating #Modi", tweets Vivek Oberoi.

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."

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 !"

'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."

Rajinikanth shares his 'hearty congratulations'

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

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."

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.."

Ram Gopal Varma reacts to Telugu Desam Party's massive rout in Andhra Pradesh

Ram Gopal Varma tweeted, "Name: TDP. Born : 29th March 1982. Died : 23rd May 2019. Causes of death : Lies , Back Stabbings , Corruption , Incompetence , Y S Jagan and Nara Lokesh." He also tweeted, "Hearty congratulations to @ysjagan and Heart felt condolences to @ncbn."

Paresh Rawal shares his view on election results 2019

Paresh Rawal tweeted, "This result will compel many political parties to change their opportunistic ideology and respect the sentiments of Majority and 5000 yrs old Indian culture . @narendramodi" He also tweeted, "चौकीदार को चोर बोल के कौआ मोर बन ने चला था , चमगादड़ सी हालत हो गइ , उलटे लटके हुए है .@narendramodi."

Prakash Raj thanks everyone who was with him in the Journey

Prakash Raj tweeted, "a SOLID SLAP on my face ..as More ABUSE..TROLL..and HUMILIATION come my way..I WILL STAND MY GROUND ..My RESOLVE to FIGHT for SECULAR INDIA will continue..A TOUGH JOURNEY AHEAD HAS JUST BEGUN ..THANK YOU EVERYONE WHO WERE WITH ME IN THIS JOURNEY. .... JAI HIND."

Arjun Bijlani appreciates PM Narendra Modi's leadership

TV show Naagin actor Arjun Bijlani tweeted, "Lo bhai phir acche din aa Gaye. Congratulations @narendramodi sir. Next 5 years India will and has to rock.Your leadership will make that happen. Jai hind."

Sarath Kumar congratulates PM Narendra Modi

Preity Zinta is going to 'stay up all night' in LA to watch the #Indianelectionresults

Preity Zinta posted on her Twitter account, "Tonight is going to be special cuz I’m staying up all night to watch the #Indianelectionresults 🇮🇳 #lanights #ting."

Asha Bhosle congratulates Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Asha Bhosle tweeted, "The Indian electorate has voted wisely. Congratulations to Hon. PM Modi, NDA & all BJP party cadres who have worked tirelessly to take our country into a Golden Age that is long overdue. Jai Hind 🙏🏼."

Telugu Nikhil Siddhartha shares a 'trending' video

Anupam Kher is excited to welcome PM Modi again

Anupam Kher shared his exciement by tweeting, "आएगा तो................ :):):) 😎"

Ekta Kapoor and her little son Ravi 'rooting for aunt' Smriti Irani

 
 
 
 
 
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All eyes on #amethi we r rooting for our aunt

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Riteish Deshmukh congratulates Prime Minister Narendra Modi on this huge verdict

Riteish Deshmukh wrote on this Twitter account, "India 🇮🇳 has decided- Democracy needs to be celebrated. Many Congratulations to our Hon Prime Minister @narendramodi ji on this huge verdict."

'India has decided its leaders for the next five years'

"The poll results here ..... India has decided its leaders for the next five years ....n most Indians r on diff platforms seeing them emerge ! JAI HIND!," Ekta Kapoor said via Twitter.

Sunny Leone shares a post on election results

Sunny Leone tweeted, "Leading by How many votes ???? ;) 😜"

'85 million are first time voters who voted for a better future'

Shekhar Kapur tweeted, "The world does not want to believe the Indian Voter has a mind of its own? The rubbish I have been reading makes them look like sheep following a herd. 85 million are first time voters who voted for a better future. The results will declare who they believe will give it to them."

'Understand the changed narrative of our times'

Hansal Mehta shared, "It is time for many of us to understand the changed narrative of our times. People have voted and their vote is for a firm and stable government at the centre. Was there any need for the violent, vitriolic and personal campaign run by parties, leaders and media?"

Narendra Modi to have 'most historic win in 40 years'

Filmmaker Milap wrote on his Twitter account, "Today’s election results just go to prove that opinions and outrage on twitter is totally unrelated to the ground reality. The country has voted the BJP and @narendramodi to the most historic win in 40 years. Whatever anyone’s differences this has to be acknowledged n admired!"

'Shok Sabha for the opposition!'

Gul Panag, who was seen campaigning for an AAP candidate, wrote on Twitter, "This is turning into a Shok Sabha for the opposition!"

Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur on Lok Sabha election results

"The world does not want to believe the Indian Voter has a mind of its own? The rubbish I have been reading makes them look like sheep following a herd. 85 million are first time voters who voted for a better future. The results will declare who they believe will give it to them," read filmmaker Shekhar Kapur's latest tweet. 

'May the best man win'

"May the best man win 👍🏼 #LokSabhaElectionResults #LokSabhaElections2019" wrote actor Vatsal Sheth on his Twitter handle. 

Anupam Kher on Lok Sabha election results

Anupam Kher wrote on Twitter, "प्रजातंत्र के इस महोत्सव में आज भारत का भविष्य और भी उज्जवल होगा। जय हो।🙏🇮🇳 (In this celebration of democracy, India's future will shine)"

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.