CWG: Celebs are watching!


By Hindustan Times

New Delhi, Sept. 24 -- L OL! False ceiling or ceiling falls?" actor Konkona Sen Sharma tweeted on Wednesday evening, referring to the ceiling collapse at Delhi's Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium, which will host the opening ceremony of the Delhi Commonwealth Games.

"The explanation for the overhead bridge given is, that is wasn't meant for officials or sportsmen, but for the common man? Unbelievable," tweeted actor Arjun Rampal, about the footbridge collapse. From jokes to serious criticism on the chaos around the Games, Bollywood is going hammer and tongs against the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee on microblogging site Twitter. Here's what they are saying.

Shilpa Shetty

"Husband's abroad. Was proud 2 b Indian till he saw the intl news channels condemning India for it's CWG crisis!Truly Disgraceful! grrrrr. News that things r fallin apart a week b4 the games begin n how!!Athletes pulling out due 2 health and safety concerns..jus makes me cringe. This cudve been a great opp 2 make r country proud,unfortuntly CWG hasnt brought us the pride and honour.SAD:(Wake up india!" (sic)

Dia Mirza

"Sick. All hopes despite every negative sign have been thwarted for good. National shame but more so,national horror the CWG has turned into.If we respected our country, would we be as corrupt? The values that we strongly uphold, integrity, honesty, respect all forgotten?So angry, disappointed and let down." (sic)

Kunal Kapoor

"CWG. What was supposed to b the nation's pride has turned out be it's shame! Its silly to expect pride when we r ruled by corrupt politicos. National pride is the last thing on their minds! A symbol of r gratitude as a nation :)" (sic)

Singer Asha Bhosle

"CWG will also become recipient of the great Indian phrase: "Sab Chalta Hai, Chalne Do. Aage Badho Bhai. Idhar Sochne Ka Time Nahi Hai." (sic)

Musician Vishal Dadlani

"So, what's more disgraceful for India? Cancelling these damned CW Games, or actually letting them happen?" (sic)

Koel Purie

Aussie undrcover journo walks into games venue wth an oversized bag full of explosives!! Pretence of security does nothing but waste time. (sic)