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Lok Sabha Elections 2024: Akshay Kumar, Janhvi Kapoor and other B-Town celebs cast votes in Phase 5

Several Bollywood celebrities exercised their right to vote on Monday with celebrities emphasizing the importance of exercising the right to vote. Actors Janhvi Kapoor, Rajkummar Rao, Akshay Kumar and Sanya Malhotra were among the first ones to reach the polling booth

Our Web Desk Calcutta Published 20.05.24, 10:31 AM
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Bollywood actors have started queuing up as polling for the fifth phase of the Lok Sabha elections is currently underway in Maharashtra. Actor Akshay Kumar, who voted for the first time after regaining his Indian citizenship, flaunted his inked finger and talked to the media outside his polling booth.

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The legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan was seen at the polling station. Amitabh, dressed in a traditional white kurta with a cream-colored vest, made his way through the crowd to cast their votes. Surrounded by media personnel and security, Bachchan showcased his dedication to fulfilling their civic responsibilities.

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Deepika Padukone holds her baby bump, refuses to let go of Ranveer Singh’s hand as they cast vote at Pali Hill, Mumbai during the fifth phase of the Lok Sabha elections.The couple was twinning in matching white shirts and black sunglasses as they stepped out to cast their vote in the sweltering heat.

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Veteran actor Dharmendra, who is 88-year-old, walked to the polling booth to cast his vote. The actor, who has made a comeback on the silver screen with hit movies like 'Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani' and 'Teir Baaton Mein Aisa Uljha Jiya', smiled for the cameras as he went inside the polling booth.

He was seen in his signature hat, maroon check shirt and trousers.

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Dharmendra's wife and BJP MP Hema Malini was also seen arriving at a polling booth to exercise her franchise. She was accompanied by her elder daughter Esha Deol.

Hema Malini was seen in a peach colour silk suit and Esha sported a white suit with floral dupatta.

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Vidya Balan is all smiles as she steps out to cast her vote.

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Like others, veteran actor Anil Kapor also stepped out and cast his vote at a polling booth in the city. After exercising his right to vote, Anil Kapoor urged everyone to make use of their voting power. "I have cast my vote. All citizens of India should vote," says the actor.

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Varun Dhawan and film director David Dhawan show their inked fingers after casting their votes during the fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections, in Mumbai.

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Bollywood's handsome hunk, Hrithik Roshan, also stepped out and cast his vote at polling booth in the city. The 'Fighter' actor was snapped with his father Rakesh Roshan.

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Actor Emraan Hashmi shows his inked finger after casting his vote.

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Janhvi Kapoor was decked up in a pink anarkali suit as she arrived to vote at a polling booth in Mumbai.

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Bollywood actor Farhan Akhtar and film director Zoya Akhtar show their inked fingers after casting their votes during the fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections, in Mumbai.

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Bollywood actor Paresh Rawal casts his vote in Mumbai says, "...There should be some provisions for those who don't vote, like an increase in tax or some other punishment."

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Actor Rajkummar Rao flaunted his inked finger after he cast his vote in Mumbai. He was casually dressed in a T-shirt and was wearing a cap.

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Filmmaker-actress Pooja Bhatt, after casting her vote with her father, acclaimed director-producer Mahesh Bhatt, in Mumbai on Monday took to Instagram to declare: “Walked our talk. Talked our walk!”

Pooja, who has been vocal about her politics and was last seen joining Rahul Gandhi’s Bharat Jodo Yatra, wrote: “Was thrilled to see a long line at the polling booths at 7 a.m. this morning. Keep it up Bandra! Keep it up Mumbai!”

She ended her caption with an appeal to her fellow citizens: “Please go vote. Your voice matters!”

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Actor Randeep Hooda shows the indelible ink mark on his finger after casting his vote at a polling booth in Mumbai.

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Fellow Bollywood actor Sunil Shetty too stressed on the need to vote. “Everyone should come and vote. It is our responsibility,” Shetty said after casting his vote at a polling booth in Bandra.

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Known for her wide vocal range and versatility, she is one of the most prolific and popular singers of India Shreya Ghoshal casts her vote.

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Shriya Saran after casting her vote in Mumbai.

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Congress Lok Sabha candidate Urmila Matondkar, who lost her election debut from the Mumbai North constituency to sitting BJP lawmaker Gopal Shetty by more than 4.6 lakh votes in the year 2019, casts her vote today in Mumbai.

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Actor Payal Rohatgi and her husband and wrestler Sangram Singh after casting their votes during the fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections, in Mumbai.

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Actor Sushant Singh and his wife Molina Singh casts their vote, says "Voted against hatred."

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