Minutes after Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted politicians from across the spectrum, film stars, sports personalities, business leaders and others, asking them to help bring more people out to vote in the April-May national election, many celebrities responded positively.
From Bollywood, PM Modi urged Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan, Salman Khan, Deepika Padukone, Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan, Akshay Kumar, Vicky Kaushal, Ranveer Singh, Anushka Sharma and Karan Johar among others to motivate their fans to vote in April-May national election.
PM Modi referred to popular dialogues from the actors' films while making his appeal. And actor Akshay Kumar responded in the same manner, with the tagline of his hit "Toilet: Ek Prem Katha".
"Well said @narendramodi ji. The true hallmark of a democracy lies in people's participation in the electoral process. Voting has to be a superhit prem katha between our nation and its voters," the actor tweeted.
PM Modi told him, Bhumi Pednekar and Ayushmann Khurrana,"Thoda Dum Lagaiye aur Voting ko Ek Superhit Katha banaiye".