Farhan Akhtar, Zoya Akhtar, Honey Irani cast votes in Mumbai | Bollywood

In the heart of Mumbai, a constellation of Bollywood luminaries, including Akshay Kumar, Farhan Akhtar, Rajkummar Rao, and Jahnvi Kapoor, were among the early birds to exercise their democratic right in the Lok Sabha elections on a buzzing Monday morning.

Celebrities Farhan Akhtar, Zoya Akhtar, and Honey Irani participate in the voting process.

A total of 13 Lok Sabha constituencies in Maharashtra, Mumbai being home to six of them, commenced polling at 7 am.

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“I cast my vote with hopes for a progressive and robust India. It’s essential that each Indian considers what’s beneficial for them and votes accordingly,” Kumar stated post-voting in Juhu.

This election marked the debut of Kumar’s participation as an Indian citizen.

Akthar, who joined the electorate at a Bandra West polling station, shared with PTI, “I have cast my vote with aspirations for efficient governance and an administration that caters to everyone, aiming for a better city.”

Farhan Akhtar emphasized the importance of voter turnout, particularly among the youth, stating, “I’ve heard some young individuals say it’s too hot to vote, but it’s really quite pleasant. So, I urge everyone, step outside and make your vote count.”

Early voter turnout also saw Sanya Malhotra and acclaimed director Ashutosh Gowariker marking their ballots.

Gowariker highlighted the essence of voting, saying, “Vote because you can make a choice! Vote because your voice matters! Vote because it’s not just a duty but your right! #Election2024 #LokSabhaElection2024 #Vote #Votingday,” along with a selfie posted on social media.

Renowned actress Shubha Khote, accompanied by her daughter Bhavana Balsavar, also joined in the electoral process.

Expressing her sentiment, Khote remarked, “I hope to inspire others by my participation in the elections and want everyone to vote for the deserving candidates. We should receive what we require, and I hope this inspires everyone to come forward and vote.” Khote talked to the media after voting at the Gandhigram school booth in Juhu.

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