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Earthquake in North-East: Amitabh Bachchan feels tremors in Kolkata

PTI 04 Jan 2016, 12:52:22 IST

Kolkata: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is currently shooting for his upcoming film "Te3n" here, felt the high intensity earthquake that hit early on Monday morning.

A strong 6.7 magnitude earthquake with epicentre in Manipur today hit the northeastern region of the country, causing damage to many buildings and spreading panic.

Bachchan, 73, said he is praying for the well being of the people affected by the tragedy.

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"EARTHQUAKE! felt it around 4.30 am here in Kolkata, bed shook... I wondered... Confirmed this morning... May all be safe ! PRAYERS!," he posted on Twitter.

"Te3N", produced by Sujoy Ghosh, also stars Vidya Balan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui. It is directed by Ribhu Dasgupta.