Bollywood celebrities including Priyanka Chopra, Varun Dhawan and Esha Gupta have prayed for peace and humanity to be restored in Allepo, Syria, where renewed fighting has put at risk a truce deal to evacuate people and rebel fighters.
Here’s what Bollywood celebrities had to say:
Priyanka Chopra: My heart cries for humanity. The feeling of helplessness. All lives matter. My prayers for Aleppo.
Varun Dhawan: Reading about the crisis in Aleppo is heartbreaking. Sad to see videos of the destruction and killings peace not pieces…pray.
Esha Gupta: Seeing the news all I can is pray for peace in Syria, Aleppo. I’m not religious I’m not political, I’m not Syrian but humanity is a religion.
Ali Fazal: Ceasefire is off.. shelling continues Aleppo.
Sophie Choudry: My heart cries for Aleppo. How can we stay silent? How can we allow this insane suffering? What have we become? Humanity first. Human Rights.
Trisha Krishnan: Aleppo… This is not our world!!! Broken.
Salim Merchant: Very disturbing images from Aleppo. God be with them.
Tamannaah Bhatia: No one in this world deserves the inhumane treatment the civilians of Aleppo are getting! Thoughts and prayers are with Aleppo.
Shilpa Rao: People send your love and prayers to Aleppo… Trust me we need to feel love and be loved more than ever.
Ritesh Batra: A tweet can get you elected president but it can do nothing to stop the shameful shit going down in Aleppo, what a World.