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Bollywood celebs shocked with Donald Trump’s win in US elections

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a rally at Loudoun Fairgrounds in Leesburg, Virginia, early in the morning on November 7, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / MOLLY RILEY

Mumbai: Bollywood celebrities have expressed their dismay over Republican candidate Donald Trump’s win in the US elections.

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Personalities like Kabir Khan, Javed Akhtar, Radhika Apte, Twinkle Khanna among others expressed shock over Trump becoming the new President.


Trump, a former reality star, who has hosted “The Apprentice”, defeated Hillary Clinton in the knife-edge US Presidential elections.

“A quote by Einstein that seems relevant today: Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity. I am not sure about the former,” Kabir tweeted.

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Arjun rampal wrote, “Oh Teri!!!!! Yeh jeetgaya. New president #donaldtrump. Hope all visiting America have got their visas.”

Lyricist Javed Akhtar wrote, “A leader like Trump connects with our meanness. He tells us don’t feel guilty there are many as vicious as you are. We love him for it.”

Filmmaker Shirish Kunder wrote, “Congratulations America, you’re now ONE BIG REALITY SHOW. #ElectionNight #Election2016 #USElection2016 #DonaldTrump.”

Twinkle, who is known for her sarcasm, took a dig at Trump calling him “Donald Duck”.

“Donald Duck waddling to the White House doesn’t seem to be just a surreal nightmare. Misogyny plays its trump card and wins..

“‘Ignorant, sexist, racist but jeez thank God, not a feminist!’ said the birdbrained followers as they flapped their wings for Donald Duck,” she wrote.

Anubhav Sinha tweeted, “Congratulations America. Now we know what you wanted.”

Alia Bhatt wrote,”Fingers crossed now more than ever! #USElection2016″.

“Sad shocking and scary.. Wonder what we have in store.. #Elections,” Apte tweeted.

Filmmaker Satish Kaushik wrote, “Donald Trump is the new American President. Either way 9/11 have shocked the world. American poll opinion gets a thrashing..voters are unpredictable.”

Abhishek Kapoor wrote, “#america.. breatheee.. its gonna b ok. #changeistheonlyconstant #ElectionNight”.

Richa Chadha tweeted,”I just woke up, I wanna go back to sleep.”

Huma Qureshi wrote, “Dear America , Trump is what happens when you watch too much Reality TV.”

“A man that refuses to believe that #ClimateChangeIsReal may just lead the world! #USElection2016,” tweeted Dia Mirza.

Sunny Leone raised her concern over Trump’s win, “What is most surprising is the entire government system is red now! Trump won’t have many hurdles to pass to do anything he wants!”

Pooja Bhatt wrote, “Did Trump really thank the secret service?? Yes he did… luurvely! Welcome to Disneyland..we are now serving acid on receipt of your stub!”

“A great lesson to b learnt from Trump’s victory is that even after killing political correctness u can become the greatest political leader,” tweeted Ram Gopal Varma.