Anna Hazare anti corruption: Bollywood celebrities throw their might behind Hazare

NEW DELHI: Veteran social activist Anna Hazare .s fast-unto-death against corruption has found more supportive voices in Bollywood with celebrities like Hrithik Roshan, Vishal Bhardwaj and Amol Gupte joining in the campaign.

Hrithik, who is shooting for 'Agnipath' remake in Mumbai, tweeted his support.

"I support Anna Hazare. Its TIME to make a CHANGE," tweeted Hrithik, who is shooting for 'Agnipath' here.

Superstar Aamir Khan has already written a letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh , requesting him to consider Hazare's demands.

The 72-year-old activist is on a hunger strike demanding the government to draft a new Lokpal Bill, which will give more powers to Ombudsman to check corruption.

Filmmakers Shekhar Kapur, Juhi Chawla, Madhur Bhandarkar and Anupam Kher have already backed Hazare.

Bhandarkar today met Hazare at Jantar-Mantar to express his solidarity.

"The whole film industry is with Annaji. This is the voice of every common man, I am here to support his struggle against corruption," said 'Fashion' director.

Filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj and actor-director Amol Gupte too batted for Hazare.

"All the corrupt leaders should be thrown out. This is the time of revolution," Vishal said.

Gupte, best known for his role of an corrupt politician in 'Kaminey', echoed Vishal.

"I went without my lunch yesterday to support the old man. Whenever there is some sense in a person one has to stop and listen to it and follow the lead," Gupte added.

"I'm so glad that this issue has been taken up so strongly by him...The fact that he has taken this step is really made us wake up and say yes, we support it," Juhi said.

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