Bollywood actress Genelia Deshmukh, who is shooting for an advertisement here, expressed her grief over the lives lost due to the powerful bomb blast in the Thai capital.

Genelia Deshmukh
Genelia Deshmukh

The "Force" star, 28, took to the micro-blogging site Twitter to share she is safe as she was shooting adjacent to the area of the explosion.

"Bomb set off just opp the mall we are currently in - can hear the sirens blazing all over- we are safe but feel terrible for the lives lost," Genelia posted on twitter.

A powerful bomb exploded outside a Hindu temple in Bangkok, killing at least 15 people.

The temple, which is dedicated to Lord Brahma, is located on a main road through Bangkok's commercial hub and is surrounded by three major shopping malls.