As the news of all 298 people on board a Malaysia Airlines plane feared dead after the aircraft was reportedly shot down over war-torn eastern Ukraine surfaced, Bollywood and television personalities took to Twitter to express their grief. Here's what they wrote...
Priyanka Chopra: Shocking. Tragic.. Where is the world going..? A cry for justice and a prayer for all the victims and their families.. deeply disturbed.
Arjun Kapoor: A plane with innocent people gets blown up..the worlds genuinely not a safe place anymore..prayers with the people who lost their loved ones
Bipasha Basu: Tragic and disheartening news about the Malaysian Airlines crash.Strength to all the family members of the victims.
Riteish Deshmukh: Shocked: Unpardonable act - the guilty must be brought to justice - Condolences to the families #MH17 -
Shahid Kapoor: Mh17 ... Sad tragic and very disturbing . Prayers for all those lives lost . War is not human . Violence never the solution .
Aftab Shivdasani: Violence and unrest in so many places in the world.. sad and worrying for the human race. This world needs more compassion not war. Appalling news of #MH17..unimaginable, unthinkable tragedy..Prayers and condolences for the innocent victims and their families.
Farhan Akhtar: Deepest condolences to all affected by the Malaysian Airlines tragedy.
Abhishek Bachchan: Tragic news about MH17. Prayers with the families. Have to admit, not the best piece of news to get just as one is boarding a flight.
Karan Johar: Absolutely shocked to hear about the Malaysian Airline air crash....immediate thought are the families of the loved ones....too too sad
Randeep Hooda: My condolences to the families of the people on board the #MH17.makes me wonder if it's been orchestrated to take the focus away from #Gaza
Chitrangda Singh: MH 17supposedly shot dwn by a missile .. 298 lives! What's left to fight for? When is it enough to have fought for!!
Boman Irani: They say lightning does not strike twice..........another Malaysian plane??? Too tragic!
Anil Kapoor: angry, shocked and distressed
Madhur Bhandarkar: Another Malaysian Airline accident? If reports are true & if the aircraft has been shot down, it's unpardonable. 295 lives on board. Tragic.
Mahhi Vij: Malaysian airlines crash WTs wth d airline..
Nakuul Mehta: What just happened with Malaysian Airlines? Shot down? Ukraine? Tragic.
Ehsaan Noorani: More bad news RIP passengers on MH17 shot down over #Ukraine
Sandhya Mridul: Oh god no. "Malaysia Airlines confirms it has lost contact with flight MH17 from Amsterdam - last over Ukraine
Kunal Kohli: #malaysian airlines plane crashes in the Ukraine.Tragic.First the disappearance now this crash,what is this airline doing?!
Sameera Reddy: Omg! This is really sad !Pray for all the families that lost a loved one. How is Malaysian airlines going to explain this?
Raveena Tandon: I pray tonight for the poor souls list in the crash of MH 17 .. Tragic really tragic,,, bad bad time for Malaysian airlines .. Om Sai
Sonu Sood: Shocked 2 hear about Malaysian Airplane crash.For so many families world will never be the same.People who lost their lives,their loved ones
Shruti Haasan: Very saddened by the news of flight mh17 what's happening :(
Rohit Roy: After a hectic day of promotional activity, going to sleep with a heavy heart.. My prayers are with the families of the innocent victims :-(
Kunal Kapoor: This is completely crazy!! Such a tragic loss of innocent lives!! My heart goes out to all the families #MalaysianAirlines
Yami Gautam: Malaysian Airliner tragedy- extremely shocking & disturbing.Innocent civilians always at the brunt of such animosity #WeNeedWorldPeace
Shekhar Ravjiani: Disturbed to hear about more innocent lives lost.. The tragedies never seem to end.
Kamaal R Khan: RIP 295 passengers of Malaysian aircraft. Aircraft crashed by missile attack. It's biggest terrorist attack during last few years.
Roshan Abbas: #MH17 how can this happen in this day and age! Saddens the heart ! End these conflicts that claim innocent lives
Poonam Dhillon: TRAGIC is the only way to describe #MalaysianAirwayscrash. Is the world totally becoming INHUMAN… God !!!
Jackky Bhagnani: Really upsetting to hear the news of the Malaysian airline aircraft crashing . Strength to the families of the victims
Maria Goretti: Dear God, For the families, left to miss the ones they love.. If you have answers, we need them.. #MH17 ..
Shekhar Kapur: #MH17 Irresponsible proliferation of sophisticated arms in conflicts around world provoke massive tragic loss of civilian life. #PrayForMH17
Sambhavna Seth: Really sad to hear the newz #MH17
Ragini Khanna: Wat a tragic incident with the Malaysian airline .. Wat is the world cumin to !Makes one wonder we r not safe anywhere..silent prayers
Parveen Dusanj: what a tragedy....MH17
Sangram Singh: My heart goes to those families ,who lost their loved ones in #MH17 crash. I pray to God to give peace to the departed souls & strength to families RIP #life
Shruti Seth: Prayers to all the families who have lost their loved ones on flight #MH17 Such an unfortunate tragedy.
Neha Dhupia: Seein images n hearin abt #MH17 sends chills down ur spine!Angry abt the loss of innocent lives n feel deeply for those who lost loved ones!
Vishal Malhotra: Tragic what's happened to #MH17 . If it was indeed shot down,flying totally unsafe, as half the world is engulfed in some sort of war
Celina Jaitly: Shocking news about Malaysian airlines plane being shot down ... I wonder what kind of a world our children will inherit ..Shocked/saddened!
Geeta Basra: Really saddened to hear of another Malaysian Airlines crash! If it's really true about it being a terrorist attack.. what did they gain??! My condolences to all the families.. may God give them strength during this difficult time #MH17 #MalaysianAirlines
Sanjay Suri: Tragic news about MH17..... prayers with the families :(
Anubhav Sinha: There is something terribly terribly wrong with our world. We are the world. We must pause and think what. #RIPInnocents
Ranganathan Madhavan: Heartbroken, distraught, angry and dismayed...this can't be happening..oh god MH 17. I hope you are all in a much Happier place.RIP
Amrita Puri: The news of #MH17 deeply saddens and terrifies me. I feel scared for us and future generations. My condolences to the family members
Arshad Warsi: Good morning...RIP all the passengers of Malaysian Airlines... Everyday I pray for a peaceful world, I think god has given up on humans...
Ram Gopal Varma: Is it just an uncanny coincidence or is Malyasian airlines praying to the wrong God? I won't say pray to God for their souls becos if he couldn't stop whoever or whatever killed 80 children then I would rather pray to Satan
Ritesh Sidhwani: Most depressing news of MH 17. My condolence to the families. Most depressing news of MH 17. My condolence to the families.
Tara Sharma Saluja: Horrified by the @MAS tragedy Deepest prayers and condolences to the victims and their families
Kiku Sharda: Saddened to hear the news about #MH17! My prayers for victims & families.
Tisca Chopra: As if there is not enough pain.. why cause it to each other? Why to innocents? MH17 #Gaza
Kailash Kher: Shocked! Malaysia Air Crash is the example of failure of Air Route Pact Between Nations, the hight of insensitivities, #Humanity #Prayers
Anupam Kher: God needs to come back from his long leave. Innocent lives need him. #MH17