Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan is the latest celebrity to have prayed for the safety of the people affected by floods in Chennai.

On his Twitter account, he posted, "May God look after all our brothers and sisters in Chennai. Nature's fury is strong may we all have the strength to fight it. Insha Allah." Apart from King Khan, many big names have expressed their sadness and pain over the disastrous state of Chennai due to the heavy rain. Below, read the tweets of a few celebrities:

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Amitabh Bachchan tweeted

Chennai deluged .. !! Prayers for safety and calm soon .. So heartwarming to see immense voluntary help coming by !!

Sonakshi Sinha posted

Praying for all affected in the #ChennaiFloods... Hope all gets ok soon!

Priyanka Chopra wrote

Oh beautiful chennai.. My heart aches for u.. Prayers for everyone affected.. I have family there too hope all is ok.. @vimmi2356

Abhishek Bachchan tweeted

Thank you all for the concern. Am safe and dry. Thoughts and prayers with the people more severely affected. #ChennaiFloods

Riteish Deshmukh wrote

Pained to see the images on the news channels. Prayers with the people severely affected. #ChennaiFloods

Raveena Tandon tweeted

#chennafloods tragedy should be a wakeup call for all our cities.time we left open spaces,lakes and rivers to breathe,forests mangroves imp

Akshay Kumar posted

Heartbreaking to hear about the #ChennaiFloods wreaking havoc...hoping tomorrow is a bright and sunny day. Prayers with all those affected.

Chennai has been adversely affected by heavy rain in the past few weeks. The city has been hit by flood, displacing thousands of people and killing over 270 residents. It has also caused an estimated damaged of around Rs 20,000 crore to the state.