Though always very quick to tweet or react on any topic under the sun it took a while for Bollywood to wake up and finally condemn the outrageous attack on Indian army base camp at Uri. And leading the Bollywood bandwagon in expressing their anger was Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan. Others who joined the King Khan while expressing their anger were – Shekhar Kapur, Riteish Deshmukh, Adnan Sami. All have offered condolences to the families of the Uri attack martyrs and demanded a strong action against the attackers in their respective tweets.
Shah Rukh Khan: Saddened to hear of the cowardly attack in Uri. Prayers for the families of our martyred soldiers. And may the terrorists be punished soon.
Riteish Deshmukh: Deepest condolences to the families of Uri attack martyrs who laid down their lives fighting for their motherland.
Randeep Hooda: This is really sad and an attack on the state. There will never be peace till there is violence to achieve it. Uri attack.
Shekhar Kapur: Paradise burning. Heartbreak of Kashmir. Beautiful town of Uri. Uri attack.
Madhur Bhandarkar: Saddened to know about the cowardly militant attack at Uri. My salute to the brave-hearts martyred and condolences to the families.
Adnan Sami: Deeply saddened and angered by the mindless Uri attack. Prayers for the martyrs their beloved families.
Esha Gupta: They lived to be called a martyr. Uri attack — this needs to stop now. India needs to reply to this. Narendra Modi.
Vivek Agnihotri: It’s a good day to find out the difference between the wise and the stupid on Twitter. Uri attack.
Ameesha Patel: Cowardly attack on Uri. Prayers with all… Another disgusting attack. So many innocents suffer for no fault of their own.
Ashoke Pandit: 17 jawans martyred. Uri attack — My head bows down in shame at the impotency of our so called great country to value the lives of our soldiers.