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Lok Sabha Elections 2024: Anil Kapoor, Ranveer-Deepika among other celebs cast votes in Phase 5

Several Bollywood celebrities including Akshay Kumar, Farhan Akhtar and Zoya Akhtar were among the early voters in Mumbai, who cast their votes in the fifth phase of Lok Sabha Elections 2024.

Reported By : Atul Singh Written By : Aseem Sharma
New Delhi
Updated on: May 20, 2024 14:59 IST
Bollywood celebs cast vote in Mumbai
Image Source : VIRAL BHAYANI Bollywood celebs cast their vote in Mumbai.

The voting in the fifth phase of the Lok Sabha elections 2024 is underway across 49 constituencies spanning six states and two Union Territories. From high-profile constituency seats of Uttar Pradesh such as Rae Bareli and Amethi to six seats from Maharashtra's Mumbai, this phase holds an important significance. Ahead of polling in Mumbai, several Bollywood celebrities urged voters to come out and exercise their duty as citizens. Setting up a good example, celebrities like Akshay Kumar, Farhan Akhtar and Zoya Akhtar were among the early voters, who cast their votes on Monday.

After casting his vote, actor Akshay Kumar said, ''I want my India to be developed and strong. I voted keeping that in mind. India should vote for what they deem is right...I think voter turnout will be good.''

Actor Farhan Akhtar along with his sister Zoya Akhtar showed their inked fingers after casting their votes at a polling station in Mumbai. Check out the video below.

Bollywood diva Janhvi Kapoor also reached polling centre located at St Anne's school in Mumbai to cast her vote.

Actor Rajkumar Rao too cast his vote on Monday morning and said, ''"It is a big responsibility towards our country, we should vote. Through us, if people can get influenced then of course that's the biggest thing that we can do to make people aware of the importance of voting. So I'm very happy that the Election Commission chose me to be the national icon and I appeal to all to please come out and cast your vote... We all want our nation to grow, to shine. It's already shining. I'm sure it's going to shine even more.''

'Dangal' fame Sanya Malhotra shows the indelible ink mark on her finger after casting her vote at a polling booth in Mumbai.

Filmmakers Nikhil Advani and Kunal Kohli cast their vote On Monday at St Anne's School in Bandra, Mumbai. 

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Image Source : VIRAL BHAYANIBollywood celebs cast their vote in Mumbai.

Veteran actress Shubha Khote cast her vote at a polling station in Mumbai and said that she did not opt for home voting and came out to cast her vote so that people get inspired. 

After casting vote on Monday, actor and BJP leader Paresh Rawal shared that there should be a punishment for those who don't vote. 

Kabir Singh actor Shahid Kapoor on Monday took to his Instagram handle and shared a picture of himself with inked finger. Sharing the photo in the Stories section, he wrote, ''cast your vote, every vote matters.''

India Tv - Bollywood celebs cast vote in Mumbai

Image Source : INSTAGRAM Bollywood celebs cast their vote in Mumbai.

Veteran actor Dharmendra casts his vote at a polling booth in Mumbai in the fifth phase of Lok Sabha Elections 2024. 

Actress and member of Parliament Hema Malini, her daughter and actress Esha Deol cast their votes at a polling booth in Mumbai.

Suniel Shetty fulfils his civic duty by casting vote in Mumbai. He arrived at his designated polling booth on Monday morning and cast his vote.

Veteran actor Anil Kapoor also voted in the ongoing Lok Sabha polls. The actor said, ''I have cast my vote. All citizens of India should vote.''

Music composer Vishal Dadlani after casting his vote in Mumbai said, ''Mumbai is the financial capital of the country. It is the responsibility of Mumbaikars to come out and show the path to the rest of the country.''

Post cating his vote, versatile actor Anupam Kher said, ''Today is the festival of democracy and we should come out and vote to elect our government for the next 5 years.''

Actor Suresh Oberoi after casting his vote said, ''I don't think Mumbaikars will not come out to cast their votes because of the heatwave conditions. People will surely come out and exercise their right to vote. I am requesting everyone to come out.''

Lyricist Javed Akhtar and actor Shabana Azmi show their inked fingers after casting votes in Phase 5 of Lok Sabha Elections 2024.

Actress Kajol took to her Instagram account and shared a picture of herself showing inked finger. ''Choosing our own government is a right we fought for years to get. Use ur power now. Vote!'' she wrote in the caption. 

After casting her vote, Bollywood star Malaika Arora said, ''I would appeal that it's your right to vote, so go out and exercise your right to vote."

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