Pledge to be responsible citizens: TV stars

New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) TV actors, whose popularity with the masses now rival movie stars, exhorted the youth to become more responsible citizens of the country on its Independence Day and take pride in its achievements.

"It's a very important day for all Indians but unfortunately it's losing its importance. The new generation should be aware of what pride does this day holds in an Indian's life and I appeal to all to be responsible citizens," said actor Sameer Soni, who plays the lead in Colors' new show "Parichay …Nayee Zindagi Kay Sapno Ka".

Yash Tonk, who is currently being seen in Zee TV's "Shobha Somnath Ki", said: "It is a day to be proud for every Indian as on this day we got our independence. If every Indian starts treating the country as their home, all problems will be automatically solved."

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