Aamir Khan, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Urmila Matondkar, Madhuri Dixit Nene and a stream of other Bollywood celebrities voted in the fourth phase of the Lok Sabha elections in Mumbai yesterday and urged others to step out and make their vote count.
“This is the moment that matters... Every vote is a voice that counts,” tweeted Priyanka
Urmila, the Congress MP candidate from Mumbai North seat, voted in polling booth number 190 in Bandra. Rekha also showed up early at a polling booth in Bandra. Actor and politician Ravi Kishan, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP candidate from Uttar Pradesh’s Gorakhpur seat, voted in Goregaon.
Madhuri Dixit wrote: “Voting is our right, let’s use it wisely! The future of our country is in our hands. Let’s do our duty and vote for India.” R. Madhavan, who went to a polling booth with his wife, urged the youth to give “no excuses” for not voting.
On its part, the Congress mobilised Twitter to send out a Bollywood celeb-led message to citizens: “Vote karo, magar soch samajh ke” via a video featuring Kalki Koechlin, Varun Grover, Tigmanshu Dhulia, Nandita Das, Swara Bhasker, Vishal Dadlani, Renuka Shahane.