Hurricane Sandy: B-town celebs express concern for family-friends in New York

Mother Nature’s fury has given celebs a rude shock. Worried stars are trying to connect with their loved ones while others are praying for the wellbeing of people affected by the Frankenstorm

The US East Coast is being battered by fierce winds and heavy rain due to Hurricane Sandy that has resulted in the deaths of at least 13 people, causing a power plant explosion, besides uprooting trees and power lines and plunging much of New York City and the state into darkness. Bollywood celebs are worried for their family, friends and fans who are struggling to cope with the fallout of what is being called the Frankenstorm. We picked up some tweets from B-towners on Hurricane Sandy…

Amitabh Bachchan: Hurricane ‘Sandy’ still huge cause of concern… Satellite pictures look so frightening. Be safe everyone!

Priyanka Chopra: Supposed to fly to New York City! Sandy needs to leave!!!! Hope all’s well there! Be careful.

Bipasha Basu: Sometimes mother nature can show it’s rage. Hurricane Sandy a big concern! Praying.

Sonam Kapoor: Praying for all the ppl affected CRT @NatGeo: Photos: Hurricane Sandy turns iconic places ghostly

Siddharth: Even the most tumultuous night must be followed by calm…you can only hope the damage is not irreversible. Applies to #sandy . And to life…

Shreya Ghoshal: @Jeffreyiqbal: Flooding so bad the sharks are out to play! #HurricaneSandy” is it real!!!!

Neha Dhupia: #sandy looks very worrying! @palbawa are u and all of east coast ok? Stay indoors, be safe!

Sanjay Suri: Spoke to friends nd family in Jersey…they r keeping genset backups nd expecting Sandy to hit in 4 hrs.

Anupam Kher: My prayers for everyone’s safety & well being in America. May Lord Shiva protect you all from any kind of harm. Om Namah Shivay. #Sandy

Madhur Bhandarkar: Feeling sad with the constant updates on Hurricane Sandy. I wish and pray for the people of US to be safe.

R.Madhavan: This hurricane Sandy is whipping up quite the storm. Looks menacing.

Vishal Dadlani: East Coast, USA…hope you’re all ok. Humanity, realise your insignificance in the face of nature. Hold your loved ones close, everyday.

Ayushmann Khurrana: Stay safe! nyc #sandy

Sanjay Gupta: This storm Sandy is such crap. It’s creating havoc in the greatest city on earth. God bless New York City.

Nikhil Advani: Today understanding the literal meaning of having a loved on in the eye of the storm. Keeping vigil.

Salim Merchant: My heart goes out to all of you there on the East Coast of America. Please be safe.

Kunal Kohli: Hurricane Sandy causing havoc. Power outages. Even when power comes back the danger of fires exists. We can Help by passing information

Nargis Fakhri: Gosh just checked the update on Hurricane Sandy! It’s was no joke. I was in New York City for Irene which was nothing compared to this. Hope everyone is safe.

Kajal Aggarwal: Prayers to all our brothers and sisters out on the east coast of the U.S. I hope everyone there is taking all the safety precautions that they can..