Bachchans, Shahrukh, Aamir cast their vote
Spotted at the polling booth is the entire family of Bachchan, Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Aishwarya and Abhishek Bachchan in Mumbai for casting their vote for the six phase of the Lok Sabha elections. The Bachchan parivar after casting their vote posed for the camera. The Bachchans and filmmaker Rakesh Roshan were among the late voters while Shahrukh Khan arrived at the voting centre in advance.
Shahrukh who is busy shooting for movies and shows kept his date free to vote for the country’s future. SRK said earlier in the day: “Most times I don't even get to choose the channel I want to watch on tv. Today I have an opportunity to choose my country's future. Awesome!."
Aamir Khan spotted with wife Kiran Rao. At the polling station, Aamir said, "Elections are an important process of democracy. I hope many people come out and vote."Aamir's wife Kiran Rao also voted.
Kamal Haasan also voted in Chennai and told reporters, "We need to aim for a stable government. Price rise and corruption are the main issues."
Actor Ranbir Kapoor arrived with his parents Neetu Singh and Rishi Kapoor to cast his vote. He said, "I have exercised my right and I want you to do the same. I hope everyone comes out of their houses and vote for their favourite candidate. I felt lot of youth is going to come out and vote this time."
Shilpa tweeted: Hey Tweeto's Every vote counts. Make yours count too be a responsible Indian. Preity tweeted: It's time to stop complaining about the system & take action. Boys n girls either Vote now or forever keep Quiet !
Vidya Balan, who is married to UTV head Siddharth Roy Kapur, cast her vote at a Chembur booth. When asked about her voting in Chembur, she said laughing, “Why not.. this gives me a chance to come to Chembur..I do come often”. “Its my responsibility to vote…To point fingers at others and (if) I face a problem, I need to have this on my finger,” she said displaying her inked finger.
Actor Farhan Akhtar, who is all set to host the IIFA awards in Tampa Bay Florida, was also among the early voters.
Meanwhile Farhan Akhtar talked about
the discrepancies at his polling station. He said, “Many at my polling station
saying their name not on the list. They voted the last time but can’t this
time. Been turned away.” The actor added, “These discrepancies are really sad
and are a denial of their democratic right. Someone needs to look into it.
Where did their vote go?”