Jai ho! Bollywood cheers Obama's re-election
Barack Obama's re-election as the US President has received three cheers from the Indian film industry. Well-known film personalities like A.R. Rahman, Anupam Kher and Shekhar Kapur believe that he will bring positive changes.
Obama scored a victory over Republican challenger Mitt Romney. The results were announced Tuesday.
Bollywood celebrities took to Twitter to congratulate him. Here's what some of them wrote:
Shekhar Kapur: It's never been a doubt in my mind that Obama will win Election 2012, but this will be a really tough term.
A.R.Rahman: Barack Obama ji... Yes! You can, again... Mubaarak USA!
Anupam Kher: Just landed back in Mumbai and came to know about Obama's win. It made me happy. There is something optimistic about him.
R. Madhavan: Obama wins... And I knew it al long time ago.
Mallika Sherawat: Congratulations President Obama for winning the second term.
Dia Mirza: It is good to see a country elect leaders where they don't have to choose between the lesser evils but between the greater common good. USA.
Manoj Bajpayee: That's a good news for America.
Lisa Ray: Landed in Delhi to news of Obama's re-election. Good start to the day.
Kunal Kohli: Obama's back! Let's hope his second term sees an upswing of the economy!
Fardeen Khan: Obama is a true leader of our times. The world needs more like you Mr. President. Congratulations.
Celina Jaitly: Congratulations Barack Obama for being re-elected as President... I would have voted for you!
Shahana Goswami: And he's done it again! So relieved and happy to see some ray of hope in world politics. Obama.
Neil Nitin Mukesh: OBAMA !!!!!! All the way!