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Shah Rukh Khan congratulates PM Modi, asks Indians to work with election winners

Other celebrities like Rajinikanth, Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar, had also congratulated Modi on social media.

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Last Updated: May 25, 2019, 03.43 PM IST
Shah Rukh Khan ​and ​PM Narendra Modi greet eachother at the 2018 Global Business Summit (GBS) in New Delhi.
Shah Rukh Khan (L) and PM Narendra Modi greet eachother at the 2018 Global Business Summit (GBS) in New Delhi.
MUMBAI: Superstar Shah Rukh Khan on Friday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his Bharatiya Janata Party's super-sized Lok Sabha victory.

Congratulating the PM, SRK tweeted, "We - as proud Indians - have chosen an establishment with great clarity and now we need to get behind it and work with it to have our hopes and dreams fulfilled. The Electoral Mandate and Democracy is a winner. Big congratulations to PM @narendramodi ji, @BJP4India and its leaders."

Several other Bollywood celebrities, including Rajinikanth, Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn, Kangana Ranaut, Karan Johar, Varun Dhawan, Shilpa Shetty, Abhishek Bachchan, Arjun Kapoor and Shahid Kapoor had also congratulated Modi on social media after the BJP's massive win.

Modi had requested Bollywood actors to create high voter awareness and participation ahead of Lok Sabha elections.

LS Polls Done, These TV Shows Promise To Provide More Political Drama

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By Anika Ghei The recently-concluded Lok Sabha Elections provided enough drama to last for several seasons of a show. From family jibes to temple runs, tears to insults, the Indian political season had it all. However, now with the numbers out and winners declared, the focus has moved (at least temporarily) to introspecting the reason for losses, and working on the path ahead for the winners. But if you still need your regular dose of power fights and politics, there's always a bunch of shows - that even with (and despite) the extra drama are often a reflection of society - to turn to. So we've rounded-up a list of binge-worthy shows that promise to make up for the void that the elections left. While they may not give you reason to discuss BJP and Congress by the water-cooler at work, these series will give you enough fodder to indulge in political engagement - while even keeping you up-to-date with all that is controversial, relevant and endearing about politics.

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