Mumbai with 117 seats across 11 states and a union territory are voting today in the sixth round of the national election that ends on May 12.
Bollywood celebrities are indeed responsible citizens of India. They went and exercised their voting rights in the wee hours. Many celebrities even tweeted their selfies after voting.
They tweeted to encourage the citizens to go out and exercise their rights. Vidya Balan, Rahul Bose, Dino Morea and Sonam Kapoor were the first few to go out and vote.
Many celebrities have left for IIFA which starts on April 23 -26. Riteish Deshmukh was one among them who casted his vote and left.
These are some tweets by the celebrities
Shahrukh Khan: Most times I don't even get to choose the channel I want to watch on tv. Today I have an opportunity to choose my country's future. Awesome!
Shilpa Shetty: Out to cast my vote. All my tweetos pls go out there and VOTE..Sonam Kapoor: Vote. Jai hind
John Abraham: I cast my Vote... So must every Indian who is eligible. Be responsible
Ritesh Deshmukh: Go Vote in big numbers India - especially Mumbai my city - time to prove a point. For all those asking I have already casted my vote on 17th April in Latur.
Farhan Akhtar:I've cast my vote. Have you yet? Go Mumbai. Many at my polling station saying their name not on the list. They voted the last time but can't this time. Been turned away...
Neha Dhupia: I voted ... Have you?
Rahul Bose: And so it is done. 7.13am. Third voter in the booth. Mumbai, aaple vote tak. Mahatvaca aahe.
Madhur Bhandarkar:I want to make an extremely strong appeal to those who abstained. Vote. It takes five minutes and then it stays for five years. Mumbai
Dino Morea: It took me 15 mins to vote, very impressed with the systems for Bandra West. Smooth & efficient. Well done.
Dia Mirza: Come on Mumbai let's go vote!