Film celebrities laud Modi's 'masterstroke' of demonetisation
Mumbai: From megastars Rajinikanth and Amitabh Bachchan to the young crop of actors like Anushka Sharma and Sidharth Malhotra have hailed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's announcement of demonetising Rs 500 and Rs 1000 currency notes to curb black money.
To give effect to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decision to denotify Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes to counter black money, the central government on late Tuesday notified the changes.
Here's what the celebrities had to say:
T 2435 - the new 2000 rs note is PINK in colour ... the PINK effect ..!!— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) November 8, 2016
PM Modi ji. Ball out of the stadium. Wohaaaaaa!!!! De monetisation is the right answer. Congratulations!— Rishi Kapoor (@chintskap) November 8, 2016
This is truly a masterstroke move!!!! @narendramodi hits it out of the stadium!!!! 🇮🇳— Karan Johar (@karanjohar) November 8, 2016
A welcome bold&courageous step by PM Modiji towards nation building.Each 1of us shld cooperate in d larger interest of d nation #BlackMoney— Anushka Sharma (@AnushkaSharma) November 8, 2016
Ballsiest move I have ever seen from any leader.. It will cause a lot of heart ache but Kudos..Super way to make the black money redundant— Anurag Kashyap (@anuragkashyap72) November 8, 2016
100 सोनार की, 1 लोहार की।— Ajay Devgn (@ajaydevgn) November 8, 2016
In 1978 the Janata Party Govt had demonetised 1000, 5000 and 10000 rupee notes. Great move. History repeating itself? #BlackMoney— Hansal Mehta (@mehtahansal) November 8, 2016
Hoping we can all work in harmony to see out this change & it pays dividends to each & every citizen in the future. No more #BlackMoney !!!— Arjun Kapoor (@arjunk26) November 8, 2016
We stole your thunder USA!— Aditi Rao Hydari (@aditiraohydari) November 8, 2016
Well played Mr Modi... successfully turning black into white in one smooth move 👏🏻🎈#blackmoney
Very bold move by Modiji. I hope no one had any clue this was going to happen. Well played! #BlackMoney— Raghu Ram (@tweetfromRaghu) November 8, 2016
— Vivek Anand Oberoi (@vivek_oberoi) November 8, 2016