Bollywood actor Salman Khan was proven guilty of all charges against him in the 2002 hit-and-run case by Judge DW Deshpande at a Mumbai Sessions court on Wednesday.

The actor has been charged with culpable homicide and sentenced to 5 years of jail term under section 304(2) of the Indian Penal Code .

On Wednesday morning Salman's sister Arpita Khan tweeted saying,

Salman reportedly listened to the verdict with tears in his eyes while his brother Sohail Khan left the court premises disappointed.

Source: Twitter

"I will pray for a lesser sentence. I have full sympathy with him," said Hema Malini as the verdict was made public.

"Heart goes out to Salman," said Sanjay Dutt's sister Priya Dutt . Priya also said that she completely understands what mental condition Salman is going through.

Actor-turned-politician Chiranjeevi said, "I am really feeling very bad that my colleague Salman has been convicted. I think he still has a scope to appeal it to the higher courts. I think definitely he will have some considerations. He has got chance to take bail, meanwhile he can do justice to his films which have been committed."

Raj Babbar , who has shared screen with Salman in "Bodyguard", said, "It is a relief to those who were killed during the incident... Salman and his family are hurt. We respect the court's verdict."

Some tweets went a bit far as well,

Columnist Manu Joseph shared his experience with the star during an interview on Facebook.

I have met Salman Khan for a formal interview only once -- twelve years ago. Before that, once I spoke to him on the...

Posted by Manu Joseph on Wednesday, May 6, 2015

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