With India celebrating its 71st Independence Day today, Bollywood celebrities took to the social media to mark this special day.
While the megastar Amitabh Bachchan tweeted a video of himself saluting the tricolour national flag with the caption, “Jai Hind,” other B-Town celebs like Shah Rukh Khan, Rishi Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra and Boman Irani shared their best wishes for fans.
The ‘Raees’ star wrote, “Happy Independence Day to all of us,” while the ‘Quantico’ star posted a picture of herself holding a tricoloured dupatta, captioning it as, “Independence Day #Vibes 🇮🇳#MyHeartBelongsToIndia #HappyIndependenceDayIndia #JaiHind”
Perfectionist Aamir Khan, who has associated himself with various social service organisations for the betterment of the society says, “Wishing everyone a very happy independence day! Love. a.”
The ‘Roy’ star Arjun Rampal shared the wish in his own style, “Freedom in the mind,faith in the words,pride in our souls,let’s salute our nation on her Independence Day. #happyindependenceday #jaihind.”
Javed Akhtar wrote, “Happy Independence Day to all the Indians. Now lets endeavour to get freedom from hunger poverty, illiteracy, violence and injustice.”
Rishi Kapoor exercises the freedom of democracy by sharing his opinion and views. He, too, wished everyone this occasion of peace and love. He wrote, ” And wishing my INDIA, the greatest, a very Happy 70th “Independence Day”! Let peace, brotherhood and love prevail. Vande Mataram! Jai Hind! ”
‘Badrinath Ki Dulhania’ star Varun Dhawan posted a video with a caption, “Happy Independence Day 🇮🇳🙏. Today we can enjoy this day only because of our jawaans who sacrifice their lives for us. #jaihind.”
The ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ director Karan Johar wrote, “I am immensely proud and honoured to be born to a land of diversity…strength and valour…#HappyIndependanceDayIndia #IndiaAt70.”
‘Toilet: Ek Prem Katha’ star Akshay Kumar tweeted, “They gave their tomorrow for our today…A lot has been done but a lot still needs to be done. Happy #IndependenceDayIndia.”
Akshay, even pleaded the audience to extend their support to the soldiers and their families, by contributing to his initiative. He tweeted, “This #IndependenceDay let’s pledge to support our soldiers. Visit http://bharatkeveer.gov.in to extend your support. We owe them this much 🙏🏻.”
Gearing up for his ‘Lucknow Central’s release and currently in Pune, Farhan Akhtar posted a picture of his outside Chetwode Building, with the flag flying high, and wished the democratic nation its 71st independence.
Boman Irani wrote: As I wished Mom, she said, “Was a twenty year old girl when I woke up to freedom, seventy years ago. What a feeling!” #HappyIndependenceDay