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26/11 Mumbai Terror Attack: Abhishek Bachchan, Arjun Kapoor and other B-town celebs pay tribute on Twitter

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Avina Vidyadharan | Updated on: 26 Nov 2018, 04:28:56 PM
Bollywood celebrities pay tribute on 26/11 Mumbai Terror attack's tenth anniversary (PTI photo)

New Delhi:

26/11 Mumbai terror attacks that happened 10 years ago had taken a toll on every Mumbaikar and left behind a dark scar. The pain that constantly haunts every Indian has turned a living nightmare to many. The many, who witnessed it, who heard about it, or even those who lived thousands of miles away, with friends and relatives, traumatised by the dark events. The Bollywood film fraternity on Monday paid tribute to those who sacrificed their lives to protect others.

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Producer Ronnie Screwvala and makers of upcoming flick Uri, which is based on the Uri attack of September 2016, paid their respect to the martyrs of the day, who saved many lives by sacrificing their own. They observed silence across 300 radio stations all over India on Monday morning.

Bollywood celebrities including Abhishek Bachchan, Arjun Kapoor, Vishal Dadlani, among others, took to their Twitter handle on the tenth anniversary of the dark day, 26/11 Mumbai Terror Attacks, to pay tribute to the victims and heroes and even exclaimed that the day can’t be forgotten.

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Here are the celebrity posts marking the Mumbai attack of 26/11 on Twitter:

As many as 165 people were killed and over 300 sustained serious injuries after 10 members of the Pakistan-based Islamic terrorist organisation, Lashkar-e-Taiba, stormed the coastal city of Mumbai in November 2008. The terrorists carried out a series of 12 coordinated shooting and bombing attacks at several locations, including Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, the Oberoi Trident, the Taj Palace & Tower, Leopold Cafe, Cama Hospital, the Nariman House Jewish community centre, the Metro Cinema and in a lane behind the Times of India building and St. Xavier's College.

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The attacks which began on November 26 had lasted till November 29. While nine of the attackers were gunned down, a 10th terrorist - Ajmal Kasab – was captured alive. He was executed for on November 12, 201,2.

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First Published : 26 Nov 2018, 04:16:26 PM