02/12/2015 5:14 PM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:25 AM IST

Chennai Floods: Prayers Pour In On Social Media For Chennai Victims From B-Town

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Indian flood-affected people move an injured dog in rain-hit areas on the outskirts of Chennai on November 17, 2015. India has deployed the army and air force to rescue flood-hit residents in the southern state of Tamil Nadu, where at least 71 people have died in around a week of torrential rains. AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)

MUMBAI -- Bollywood celebrities including Amitabh Bachchan, Rishi Kapoor and Farhan Akhtar are praying for the safety of people in Chennai, which is affected by non-stop torrential rains.

Amitabh took to Twitter to praise the relief work in the state.

Saluting the relief workers, actress-producer Dia Mirza tweeted,

Actress Raveena Tandon feels such calamities should be a wake up call for metro cities.

Others celebs like Abhishek Bachchan, Varun Dhawan, A.R Rahman and Farhan are sending their prayers to the victims.

Actress Parineeti Chopra urged people to help the needy.

Jackky Bhagnani said,

Tamil Nadu, including Chennai, and neighbouring Puducherry, are under the influence of heavy rains, which resulted in the disruption of flight and train movement and left several areas inundated.

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