Actor Radikaa Sarathkumar took to social media to share about her timely escape from Sri Lankan tragedy.
Colombo: Popular south Indian actor Radikaa Sarathkumar on Sunday had a timely escape as the bomb in the Cinnamon Grand hotel in Colombo exploded just after she had checked out.
In a tweet, Radikaa said: "OMG bomb blasts in SL, God be with all. I just left Cinnamon Grand hotel and it has been bombed. Can't believe this. Shocking."
"The dastardly act of terror unleashed in Colombo is condemnable, our heart goes out to innocent lives lost in the attack," her husband and actor-politician R. Sarathkumar tweeted.
OMG bomb blasts in Sri Lanka, god be with all. I just left Colombo Cinnamongrand hotel and it has been bombed, can’t believe this shocking.— Radikaa Sarathkumar (@realradikaa) April 21, 2019
Condemning the incident, her husband Sarath Kumar tweeted, "A dastardly act of terror unleashed in Colombo is condemnable, our heart goes out to innocent lives lost in the attack @TamilTheHindu @ThanthiTV @bbctamil. [sic]"
Radikaa's message shocked her well-wishers and friends, who prayed for her safe return from Colombo. "Thank God. Take care mam [sic]" producer G Dhananjayan posted.
So shocked https://t.co/HvQmkGW8ED— Radikaa Sarathkumar (@realradikaa) April 21, 2019
Also noted TV anchor Ramya Subramanian posted, "Pl be safe Mam ! It's really scary hearing something like that ...Come back in good shape and safely ..Lots of love to you ❤️. [sic]"
It was a sorrowful day for Colombo, on the occasion of Easter morning mass churches across the city was hit by a series of bomb blasts that killed over 290 people and left over 560 injured. Six blasts hit three churches and three upscale hotels in Srilanka. Hours later, two more blasts targeted hotels.
Due to the serial bomb blasts have also caused disruptions to flight. The passengers, who want to travel out of the country, have been advised to report to check-in counters at least four hours before departure as there is a tight security check at the Bandaranaike International airport.
On the professional front, Radikaa has recently worked in Kannada movie Yuvarathna, starring Puneeth Rajkumar.
(Inputs from PTI)
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Last Updated Apr 22, 2019, 12:00 PM IST