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Celebs Borrow Money, Break Piggy Banks After Rs 500, 1000 Notes Scrapped

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's sudden announcement to scrap Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes starting November 9 has put many people in a fix, celebs included

  | November 09, 2016 12:58 IST (New Delhi)
Bipasha Basu

Bipasha Basu and Mini Mathur photographed in Mumbai.

Highlights

  • Bipasha Basu tweeted she has to borrow money to buy eggs
  • Bollywood hailed PM Modi's move to demonetise currency notes
  • 'Hats off,' tweeted Rajinikanth tagging PM Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's sudden announcement to scrap Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes starting November 9 has put many people in a fix, celebs included. Bipasha Basu, for instance, had to borrow money to buy eggs:
 
Television personality Mini Mathur, wife of director Kabir Khan, too found it difficult to manage some things:
 
Jokes apart, she also looked at a larger picture and highlighted:
 
Meanwhile, celebrities have hailed PM Modi's move to demonetise Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes. They tweeted:
 
 
 
PM Modi says the decision is to tackle black money menace. The now invalid notes can be exchanged from banks starting November 10, when new notes of Rs 500 and Rs 2000 will come into circulation. The invalid currency notes can be deposited at banks or post office between November 10 and December 30. After December 30, these can be deposited at the Reserve Bank with a declaration.

 
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