A vote is a countless way to make the people's voice heard, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday, as he proposed movie stars such as Amitabh Bachchan, Deepika Padukone and the three Khans of Bollywood to use their influence to create voter awareness.
PM Modi tagged movie celebrities from a cross-section of society, including politics, industry, media, films, sports and social work, to drive the voting system in the country.
Below are the tweets made by our beloved Prime Minister,
"Urging @SrBachchan, @iamsrk and @karanjohar to creatively ensure high voter awareness and participation in the coming elections. Because... it’s all about loving your democracy (and strengthening it)," Modi wrote, modifying the tagline of their 2001 family drama "Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham..."
In a nod to the offbeat comedy "Andaz Apna Apna", the prime minister wrote, "Dear @BeingSalmanKhan and @aamir_khan, it is time to inspire and motivate youth in your own Andaz (style) to vote so that we can strengthen Apna (our) Democracy and Apna country."
"Requesting @deepikapadukone, @aliaa08 and @AnushkaSharma to urge people to vote in large numbers for the coming elections. As renowned film personalities whose work is admired by many, I am sure their message will have a positive impact on our citizens," he also tweeted.
Addressing Ranveer Singh, Varun Dhawan and Vicky Kaushal as his "young friends", Modi said, "Many youngsters admire you. It is time to tell them: Apna Time Aa Gaya Hai and that it is time to turn up with high Josh to a voting center near you."
PM Modi also tagged other Bollywood personalities to promote voting in India. Well, this is definitely a creative way to pull in more voters in the coming election. What do you think?