B-town stars unsettled by latest earthquake

Actors Shahid Kapoor, Sonakshi Sinha and Parineeti Chopra were evidently shaken by the powerful earthquake that hit Nepal on Tuesday, just weeks after a devastating tremor shook the country, killing more than 8,000 people. 

Tuesday’s quake measured 7.4 on the Richter scale and struck some 83 kilometres east of Nepal’s capital Kathmandu. It also shook West Bengal, Delhi and several parts of North India. 

Stars took to micro-blogging site Twitter to express their concern for the affected. 

“Thoughts with people in Nepal & North India..” wrote Farhan Akhtar. 

Actress Tapsee Pannu tweeted, “Noooo! Not Nepal again! It’s so so saddening! Why this fury against that 1 country!!?”. 

“Ok what the hell just felt another earthquake in Mumbai again,” posted Parineeti. 

Shahid Kapoor, who is currently shooting for his film “Udta Punjab”, wrote, “Strong tremor here in Amritsar.” 

Sonakshi, who felt the quake too, wrote,”Omg, I just felt myself swaying a bit and got a msg that there’s been an earthquake in Delhi!! Hoping all fine.” 

Composer Ehsaan Noorani tweeted, “God not another #earthquake this is really sad and scary.” 

“#EarthquakeAgain 🙁 Saddenned! Praying for the safty ofppl affected,” wrote Bipasha Basu.

“You can’t control earthquakes, but you can control your environment – take precautions to ensure your home is earthquake ready. Be safe,” tweeted Soha Ali Khan.


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