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B-Town prays for flood-stricken Chennai

INDIA-WEATHER-RAIN A man shelters under an umbrella as he walks through floodwaters in Chennai | AFP

Tinsel Town celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Varun Dhawan, Anil Kapoor and Abhishek Bachchan have prayed for the safety of people in Chennai, which is reeling under floods after receiving torrential rains over the last several weeks.

The rains have severely disrupted the livelihood of people in the city.

Here's what they have to say:

Amitabh Bachchan: Chennai deluged! Prayers for safety and calm soon... So heart-warming to see immense voluntary help coming by.

Anil Kapoor: As #ChennaiFloods continue to wreak havoc, stories of brave folks opening up their homes and hearts to save others offer a sliver of hope.

Abhishek Bachchan: Thank you all for the concern. Am safe and dry. Thoughts and prayers with the people more severely affected. #ChennaiFloods

Riteish Deshmukh: Pained to see the images on the news channels. Prayers with the people severely affected. #ChennaiFloods

Varun Dhawan: My heart goes out to all the victims of the #ChennaiFloods. Praying for them and their families.

Raveena Tandon: #chennaifloods and to encourage rainwater harvesting, even though we ruined lake cities like Bangalore, now faces water shortage, with overdevelopment.

Sonakshi Sinha: Praying for all affected in the #ChennaiFloods... Hope all gets ok soon!.

Mallika Sherawat: Praying for all affected in #ChennaiFloods. Hope it gets ok soon.

Daisy Shah: Prayers for those who are severely affected #ChennaiFloods.

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