Apna Time Aa Gaya: Modi Makes Filmy Appeal to B’Wood to Vote
“It is time to tell them: Apna Time Aa Gaya Hai,” he tweeted at Ranveer.
With the general elections just around the corner, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken to social media to appeal to politicians, Bollywood celebrities, sportspersons and members of the media to inspire citizens to vote.
He has tagged Bollywood stars such as Salman Khan, Aamir Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Ranveer Singh and Ayushmann Khurrana in tweets, urging them to get encourage their fans to vote with messages that punned on their films.
“My young friends @RanveerOfficial, @Varun_dvn & @vickykaushal09, Many youngsters admire you. It is time to tell them: Apna Time Aa Gaya Hai and that it is time to turn up with high Josh to a voting centre near you,” he wrote punning on the tag lines of Ranveer and Vicky’s recent hits Gully Boy and Uri.
In a tweet addressed to Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan and Karan Johar that punned on the tag line of Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham - It’s all about loving your parents - Modi wrote, “Urging @SrBachchan, @iamsrk and @karanjohar to creatively ensure high voter awareness and participation in the coming elections. Because...its all about loving your democracy (and strengthening it). :)”
Check out some of the other tweets here:
KJo responded saying, “We as a fraternity are dedicated to the cause of creating high voter awareness and will make sure every endeavour is made to communicate the power of voting for a solid and Democratic India! Jai Hind!”
Aamir Khan and Akshay Kumar also tweeted in agreement with the PM’s sentiment.
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