Kollywood actress Radikaa Sarathkumar, who was staying at the Cinnamon Grand Hotel – one of the four hotels where the blasts happened – had a narrow escape. Radikaa said that she left Cinnamon Grand Hotel just before it was bombed.
The veteran star took to Twitter and said, “OMG bomb blasts in Sri Lanka, god be with all. I just left Colombo Cinnamon Grand Hotel and it has been bombed, can’t believe this shocking.” She was in Sri Lanka since a week and need to stay two more days. However, due to some reason she had left two days earlier.
Meanwhile, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said that India was keeping a close watch on the situation.