Amitabh Bachchan to Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan to Aamir Khan, a whole lot of Bollywood celebrities have been urging Indian citizens to step out and vote at the Lok Sabha Elections 2019 and now it is time for them to exercise their right as well as duty as citizens of India. Mumbaikars will be voting today, on April 29, and Bollywood celebrities have made sure to start their day by marking their presence at their respective polling booths. The earlybirds include Urmila Matondkar and Priyanka Chopra.
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Posting the picture on her Instagram account, Priyanka wrote, "This is the moment that matters.... Every vote is a voice that counts. #LokSabhaElections2019." And we so agree with her. In fact, even we have already cast our vote.
Meanwhile, Urmila, who is herself a candidate of the NCP this time, set a great example by following what she has been preaching lately. She cast her vote early in the morning and urged fellow citizens to do so as well.
Singer and composer Shankar Mahadevan, along with his wife Sangeeta, too was one of the early risers and shared a picture with an inked finger. In the caption, he wrote, "We have voted !!! Have you? @sangeeta.mahadevan."
Mahesh Bhupati too cast his vote at his polling booth.
And so did Amar Upadhyay.
Tiger Shroff headed to his polling booth which was Rizvi College in Bandra.
Ajay Devgn and Kajol got their son Yug along with them to the polling booth.
While, Madhuri Dixit Nene was spotted solo. Sharing a picture of her inked finger on Twitter, the veteran actress wrote, "Voting is our right, let's use it wisely! The future of our country is in our hands. Let's do our duty and ."
Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao were the next celebs spotted at St. Anne's Church in Bandra.
Filmmaker Zoya Akhtar too excercised her right to vote by casting her vote at the Mount Mary Convent High School in Bandra.
The ever-so-pretty Dia Mirza too cast her vote.
Actor Rajpal Yadav was another celeb to reach his polling booth in the first half of the day.
Next up were Emraan Hashmi, Tara Sutaria and Manish Malhotra seen at St. Anne's Church, Bandra along with Gulzar sahab.
Sonali Bendre is back on her feet after her traumatic treatment for cancer and was seen along with husband Goldie Behl at their polling booth.
And while, Taimur Ali Khan accompanied his mother Kareena Kapoor Khan to the polling booth, Varun Dhawan (below) was seen queuing up to vote along with his dad David Dhawan.
Veterans like Sanajy Khan with his wife Zarine Khan, son Zayed Khan were spotted too. Twinkle Khanna too headed for her polling booth in a bright pink top.
Gulshan Grover, Sonu Sood too voted. And Kangana Ranaut turned up at her polling booth looking elegant in a blue saree.
Filmmaker Karan Johar fulfilled his duty as a citizen of India as well.
Sanjay Dutt and wife Manyata Dutt also voted.
Meanwhile, father-to-be Arjun Rampal posted a picture with an inked finger and captioned it, "Done. Cast my Vote. Did my duty. Feels great. Go Vote Mumbai. ."
Suniel Shetty's children, siblings Athiya and Ahan Shetty too cast their votes.
Kailash Kher, Shabana Azmi-Javed Akhtar and Vidya Balan exercising their right to vote.
R Madhavan shared a picture of himself and a video of him in the voting queue on his Instagram account. He captioned it with, "NO EXCUSES .. GO VOTE.. बाक़ी सब बकवास बहाने हैं..."
Esha Deol too shared a picture, urging everyone to go vote.
Shilpa Shetty Kundra too stepped out to vote, with her mother, Sunanda Shetty.
Shamita too was snapped at a polling booth.
Hema Malini posed for the paparazzi with her daughters, Esha and Ahana, as the trio cast their vote.
Gully Boy Ranveer Singh reached the polling booth with his father, Jugjeet Bhavnani. While waiting for his turn, then actor enjoyed a light moment with fellow citizens.
And when the actor stepped out, it was selfies galore for Ranveer Singh as enthusiastic fans surrounded the Padmaavat actor.
Khan brothers, Sohail and Arbaaz also stepped out to exercise their right to vote.
Arjun Kapoor, in his Panipat look, stepped out in the afternoon to vote.
The Bachchan family, Amitabh, Jaya, Abhishek and Aishwarya posed for the photographers after casting their vote.
Alvira and Atul Agnihotri were twinning in a t-shirt which spelled 'Vote'.
Bhatrat actor, Salman Khan was snapped at a polling booth in Bandra, as he stepped out to cast his vote.
Rakesh Roshan visited the polling booth to vote with son Hrithik, daughter Sunaina and wife Pinky.
Filmmaker Sudhir Mishra was all smiles for the paparazzi after casting his vote.
Student of the Year 2 director, Punit Malhotra was photographed outside St Anne’s Church in Bandra.
Rima Jain was snapped with sons Armaan and Aadar Jain outside the polling booth.
Filmmaker Sidharth Roy Kapur also cast his vote and was snapped with his inked finger.
Isha Koppikar was snapped at St Anne’s Church, Bandra, after she cast her vote.
Rasika Duggal too cast her vote and shared a message on Instagram for her followers.
Ranbir Kapoor posed in a stylish way after voting at his polling booth at St Anne’s Church in Bandra.
Preity Zinta turned up in a sunshine yellow kurti and her dimple was just the cherry on the cake.
Deepika Padukone, who was born in Denmark stepped out to vote at the Lok Sabha Elections 2019. Contrary to reports about the actress not being an Indian citizen, Deepika has clarified in the past that she indeed holds an Indian passport.
Anushka Sharma spread a whole lot of smiles at the polling booth.
Sonakshi Sinha still seemed to be in Kalank mood, as the actress stepped out in her traditional best to cast her vote.
Aditya Pancholi was also snapped after he voted.
Shah Rukh Khan and Gauri Khan were also snapped in Bandra, as they 'it' couple of Bollywood stepped out to cast their vote. AbRam Khan tagged along and was snapped by the paparazzi.
Malaika Arora decided for a late outing this polling day, she looked gorgeous as she posed for the paparazzi in her summery yellow dress.
A little late in the day, but veteran actor Dharmendra made it a point to exercise his duty as an Indian citizen. Karan Deol, son of Sunny Deol, was also spotted at the polling booth.
The Ambani family was all smiles for the camera as they posed after casting their vote.
Yesterday, Rishi Kapoor urged people to vote through his social media account. The veteran actor, who is stationed in New York for medical treatment, had contacted the Indian consulate there exploring options if he could be a part of the Lok Sabha Elections 2019. He had shared, "Called the Indian Consulate’s office here in NY to inquire if there was any facility for people like us to vote (away from home). There wasn’t. Please do not forget to vote wherever and whenever you have to."
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