Karan Johar, Aamir Khan respond to PM Modi on increasing voting awareness

Karan Johar, Aamir Khan respond to PM Modi on increasing voting awareness

Mumbai, Mar14 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi appealed to several Bollywood celebrities to increase voting awareness. He urged them to creatively inspire more people to come out and vote during the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Prime Minister Modi took to his Twitter to urge Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Alia Bhatt, Ranveer Singh, Akshay Kumar, Aamir Khan, Anushka Sharma, Varun Dhawan, Vicky Kaushal, among others to encourage youngsters to cast their vote. "My young friends @ranveerofficial, @Varun_dvn and @vickykaushal09, many youngsters admire you. It is time to tell them: Apna Time Aa Gaya Hai and that it is time to turn up with high josh to a voting centre near you," he tweeted. He asked Alia, Deepika and Anushka to come forward and ask voters to exercise their franchise. "Requesting @deepikapadukone, @aliaa08 and @anushkasharma to urge people to vote in large numbers for the upcoming elections. As renowned film personalities, whose work is admired by many, I am sure their message will have a positive impact on our citizens," Modi wrote. Karan Johar took to Twitter to respond to PM's request and said that as a fraternity, the film industry is dedicated to the cause of creating high voter awareness. "Well said @narendramodi ji. The true hallmark of a democracy lies in people's participation in the electoral process. Voting has to be a superhit prem katha between our nation and its voters," Akshay tweeted. Aamir Khan too replied and urged people to vote.

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