Bollywood supports convict Salman Khan



Mumbai: As Salman Khan spent his second consecutive night at the Jodhpur Central Jail, his peers voiced their support for the Bhai of Bollywood. [Related: Blackbuck killing: Salman Khan found guilty, other actors acquitted]

One of the closest friends of Salman’s in Bollywood, Preity Zinta, who visited the actor in the jail yesterday, posted an inspirational message on Instagram that read: “Hope is seeing light in spite of being surrounded by darkness.”

“This too shall pass!! When all else fails it’s hope one holds on too,” she captioned the picture.

Director Remo D’Souza, who for the first time has directed the 52-year-old star in their upcoming film Race 3, posted a photo of Salman on Twitter and captioned it “All I know is I love Salman Khan and a big fan of him as an actor but bigger FAN as a human.” [Related: Blackbucks poaching: The evidence that nailed Salman]

Tiger Zinda Hai director Ali Abbas Zafar, shared a picture of the actor on Instagram with three heart emojis.

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Angad Bedi tweeted a photo of Salman from the film and wrote “Our Tiger… Stay strong bhai.”

actress said, “You’re the best! Always by your side Salman Khan”.

Salman’s Sultan co-star Amit Sadh said the superstar was the only “The only guy other than my own father , (sic) I look up to , (sic) and want to be like … love you Sk sir … and thankyou (sic) for being my inspiration !!!! #mysultan@beingsalmankhan

Bobby Deol wrote alongside his picture with Salman, “I love you mamu“.

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The two other Khans of Bollywood, Shah Rukh and Aamir, have not commented on the verdict yet.

The Jodhpur court had convicted the Bajrangi Bhaijaan star for killing two blackbucks, an endangered species, in 1998 while shooting for the film Hum Saath Saath Hain, and sentenced him to five years in jail.

Meanwhile, a lot of celebrities including Sonakshi Sinha, Saif Ali Khan, Jacqueline Fernandez, Shatrughan and Poonam Sinha, Malaika Arora Khan and Daisy Shah among others have visited Salman’s residence Galaxy Apartments to meet his parents.

Filmmaker Sajid Nadiadwala, who is a close friend of the actor, is in Jodhpur with Alvira and Arpita.

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