Several Bollywood personalities expressed concerns after Mumbai and surrounding area were hit by a sudden power failure on Monday, affecting daily life. All the power companies — MahaVitaran, Adani, Tata and BEST — confirmed the development but declined to comment. Here’s what our celebs had to say: Amitabh Bachchan urged everyone to stay calm: “Entire city in power outage .. somehow managing this message .. keep calm all shall be well.” Mumbai Power Cut: Amitabh Bachchan Asks Fans To ‘Keep Calm’
Singer Armaan Malik mentioned: “Lights out #powercut”. Filmmaker Guneet Monga expressed her concern over the situation saying it has never happened before. “Full Mumbai and Navi Mumbai – no bijli !! Never happened before !! What’s happening ? #mumbaipowercut,” Monga tweeted. Actor-comedian Vir Das quipped: “It’s hard to get things done in Mumbai without power. Also… the electricity is gone.” Gulshan Devaiah wrote a message loaded with puns: “Adani ki Disha Patani Tata ka Bye Bye #CurrentMood #mumbaipowercut.” Mumbai Power Outage: Power Supply Restored on Central Railway, Western Railway Line After Services Were Halted Due to Massive Power Grid Failure
Celebs Reacting to Mumbai Power Cut:
बत्ती गुल !! ? #powercut
— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPKher) October 12, 2020
— Ashoke Pandit (@ashokepandit) October 12, 2020
T 3688 – Entire city in power outage .. somehow managing this message .. keep calm all shall be well ..
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) October 12, 2020
— Gulshan Devaiah (@gulshandevaiah) October 12, 2020
It’s hard to get things done in Mumbai without power. Also…the electricity is gone.
— Vir Das (@thevirdas) October 12, 2020
Full Mumbai & Navi Mumbai – no bijli !!
Never happened before !!
What’s happening ?#mumbaipowercut
— Guneet Monga (@guneetm) October 12, 2020
Lights out #powercut :(
— ARMAAN MALIK (@ArmaanMalik22) October 12, 2020
#Mumbai weather is so hot right now without electricity , its like sitting in a tandoor ?
— Suchitra Krishnamoorthi (@suchitrak) October 12, 2020
Actress Suchitra Krishnamoorthy questioned: “Andhera in #Andheri. Whats with the power cuts ? i have 16 floors to climb now.” Anupam Kher said: “Batti gul #powercut.” Filmmaker Ashoke Pandit said that he has never seen such a power failure. “In the history of #Mumbai, the city has never seen such a power failure and this grid failure is a massive symptom of a failing administration who manages governance thru PR drives. #poweroutage #powercut,” he wrote.
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