Bollywood actor Salman Khan took to social media to give his first response after he his 5-year jail sentence was suspended today.

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Salman Khan. Pic/Bipin Kokate
Salman Khan. Pic/Bipin Kokate

"All those who prayed for and supported me thank u meherbani shukriya," he tweeted.

The Bombay High Court today suspended his 5-year sentence in the 2002 hit-and-run case and granted him bail in the case that spanned for over 13 years.

As the word came out that the high court had stayed the sentence pending disposal of Khan's appeal, exultant fans burst firecrackers, broke into a wild jig, hopped, jumped and carried each other on shoulders at his residence in suburban Bandra here.

Actors including Anupam Kher, Ajay Devgn, Emraan Hashmi, music director Anu Malik, director duo Abbas-Mastan visited his house.