Celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn condemned the cowardly act and stated that, 'enough is enough'.
Big B was 'extremely sad' as he tweeted:
SRK offered his condolences and hoped that the terrorists be punished soon.
Saddened to hear of the cowardly attack in Uri. Prayers for the families of our martyred soldiers. & may the terrorists b punished soon!? Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) September 18, 2016
Akshay and Ajay made their anger evident when they tweeted:
Heartfelt prayer for the bravehearts... This mindless terrorism needs to stop. Bus ho gaya!!! Enough is enough!!! Jai Hind. #UriAttacks? Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) September 19, 2016
Not 17 families, 1 family - India, enough is enough! #UriAttacks? Ajay Devgn (@ajaydevgn) September 19, 2016
Actresses Alia Bhatt, Hema Malini, Madhuri Dixit-Nene, Dia Mirza, Swara Bhaskar, Esha Gupta, Ameesha Patel, Neha Sharma expressed their condolences.
Can't believe it.. Sooo disturbed by the #UriAttacks!!!! Heart goes out to the families of all or brave jawans sacrificed their lives!!!!!? Alia Bhatt (@aliaa08) September 19, 2016
India weeps for the martyred jawans who have laid their lives down for the country. Let us support our PM in whtever action he takes on ths? Hema Malini (@dreamgirlhema) September 18, 2016
Deeply Saddened to hear of the cowardly attack in Uri.? Madhuri Dixit-Nene (@MadhuriDixit) September 19, 2016
My prayers for the martyrs & their beloved families. #UriAttacks
Shame on perpetrators of #UriAttack You are pathetic cowards espousing a bankrupt ideology of extremism! Salute to our soldiers? Swara Bhaskar (@ReallySwara) September 18, 2016
Deeply Saddened to hear of the cowardly attack in Uri. Prayers for the families of our martyred soldiers...? Neha sharma (@Officialneha) September 18, 2016
Cowardly attack on uri... Prayers with all .. Another disgusting attack.. So many innocents suffer for no fault of their own? ameesha patel (@ameesha_patel) September 18, 2016
Actors Riteish Deshmukh, Randeep Hooda, Suniel Shetty were also shocked to hear the news as they tweeted:
Deepest condolences to the families of #UriAttack martyrs who laid down their lives fighting for their motherland.? Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) September 18, 2016
The nation bleeds every time a soldier loses his life! Deeply aggrieved by the loss of 17 brave lives in #UriAttack? Suniel Shetty (@SunielVShetty) September 18, 2016