Kabir Khan, Sonu Sood, Rhea Chakraborty and other celebs express dismay over Afghanistan crisis as Taliban takes over


After occupying various regions of Afghanistan, the Taliban took over the capital of Kabul after Afghani President Asraf Ghani fled the country with his coterie of aids. The Taliban fighters took over the presidential palace and hoisted the flag of their organization after taking down the country’s National Flag. They have even rechristened the country as Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan. As the grim situation has got the entire world up with several videos from Kabul airport going viral, in which people are jostling and trying to flee the country, Bollywood celebs also took to social media to urge citizens to pray for the people of Afghanistan.

Celebs like Sonu Sood, Sonal Chauhan, Sayani Gupta, Luv Sinha, Kangana Ranaut, Rhea Chakraborty, Swara Bhasker, Armaan Malik, Shekhar Kapur, Soni Razdan, Kabir Khan, Tisca Chopra, Huma Qureshi, Bhumi Pednekar, Anurag Kashyap and several others took to social media to express their solidarity with the nation and its people and also urged leaders to stand up for the Afghan citizens. Check out their posts below:

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The Taliban seized control of Afghanistan after 20 years as Asraf Ghani, the US-backed president succumbed to pressure and fled the country. Former US President Donald Trump had ordered the withdrawl of US troops from the country which saw the rise of Taliban once again.

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