Celebrities from all over the world have expressed their support for Ukraine and its people. Russia launched a large-scale invasion country on Thursday. Many big names took to social media to call for an immediate end to the war and feared the great loss of life when the news of the loss of life came.
Across Ukraine, at least 137 people, both military and civilian, were killed and 316 injured, as Russia launched airstrikes on cities and military bases, sending troops and tanks from various directions. The UN refugee agency said about 100,000 people left their homes in Ukraine, and several thousand more left the country after the occupation began.
Angelina Jolie from Hollywood, a UNHCR special envoy, posted a solemn message on social media to highlight the efforts made to protect those displaced during the conflict. “Like many of you, I pray for the people of Ukraine,” she said. “My focus, together with my UNHCR colleagues, is to do everything possible to ensure the protection of IDPs and refugees in the region and their basic human rights.”
Indian actor Priyanka Chopra-Jonas, UNICEF’s global goodwill ambassador, also expressed her concern at the loss of life and the repercussions of the war. “The situation unfolding in Ukraine is frightening. Innocent people living in fear for their own lives and the lives of their loved ones as they try to navigate through the uncertainty of the near future.”
American actor John Cena shared his desire for the war to end and peace to prevail. Cena plays the role of Peacemaker in a TV series. HBO Max. The series of the same name is a character who fights for peace at all costs. He took to Twitter and wished for a Peacemaker in real life as well.
Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai shared on Twitter about the “irreversible and unthinkable loss” caused by the war. “Civilians are being killed, houses, schools, places of worship are destroyed. People need peace, stability and dignity more than anything else. Russia must stop the attack on Ukraine as soon as possible.”
In Pakistan, actor Ushna Shah tweeted that he was “heartbroken” when he heard about Ukraine and was praying for everyone’s safety.
Actress Kubra Khan also shared a post on Instagram in solidarity.
As did singer and actor Azaan Sami Khan.
Actress Osama Tahir urged netizens to understand the seriousness of the situation and not turn it into a joke.
Actor Nadia Jamil expressed her solidarity with Ukraine by sharing a quote by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy regarding the invasion of Russia.
Indian poet, lyricist and screenwriter Javed Akhtar took to Twitter to highlight the importance and necessity of condemnation. all armed conflicts in the name of justice and equity, war in Yemen this has been going on for years.
VJ and RJ Anoushey Ashraf expressed concern over the situation in Ukraine and called for an end to the “bombing”. He also voiced Akhtar’s sentiments and called for an end to all armed conflicts in Kashmir, Yemen, Syria or Afghanistan.
American actor and director Sean Penn is currently shooting a documentary on the Russian occupation in Ukraine with VICE. Variation shared. The Oscar-winning actor appeared at a press briefing in the Ukrainian capital, Kiev, on Thursday, listening to government officials talk about the crisis.