Bollywood celebrates Pongal and Makar Sankranti!
Here's what your favourite Bollywood celebrities are tweeting.
Bollywood stars turned to Twitter and tweeted their wishes for Pongal and Makar Sankranti. Here's what they said:
Sridevi: 'Wish everyone a very Happy Lohri, Makar Sankranti & Pongal.'
Prabhudeva: 'Wishing everyone Happy Pongal and happy Sankranti.. Stay happy always no matter what the occassion is.'
Farhan Akhtar: 'Best wishes to all for Pongal and Maha Sankranti. Happy Bihu as well. Wow! So many festivals today and my kids still went to school!!'
Tisca Chopra: 'Happy harvest season all.. Lohri, Pongal, Bihu & Makar Sankranti, whatever name you call it by!'
Riteish Deshmukh: 'Makar Sankrantichya Hardhik Subhechya- til gul gya aani godh godh bola.'
Shreya Ghoshal: 'Makar sankrati aur pongal Ki hardik shubhkamnayein. May this auspicious day bring lots of happiness n goodness in ur life.'
Madhur Bhandarkar: 'Tilgul ghya ani goad goad bola. Wishing u and your family a very happy Makar Sankranti& pongal.'
Shabana Azmi: 'Magh Bihu, Pongal, Maha Sakranti, Boghi mubarak to all.'
R Madhavan: 'A Very Very Happy Poongal, to you All my lovely people.. May this year bring you all the Happiness you desire for and more.'
Soha Ali Khan: 'Happy pongal, bihu, makar sakranti to all of you - may we reap what we sow this year, may hard work and skill be rewarded.'
Raveena Tandon: 'Happy 'boghi' and happy 'Pongal! Mahasankranti wishes ... Maha Bihu for my Assamese brothers and sisters .. love !'
Bollywood cheer for Ben Affleck's Argo
Bollywood came in full support for actor/director Ben Affleck and his film Argo which received a snub at this year's Oscars nominations.
The film won the Best Director and Best Motion Picture (Drama) award at the Golden Globes.
Here's what they tweeted:
Manoj Bajpayee: 'Ben affleck for argo and he isnt even nominated in oscar.life is fair somewhere.'
Karan Johar: 'Argo wins best picture at the #GoldenGlobe. Thank god...there is justice in the world....so much better than some of the nominated sedatives. Ben Affleck's' #GoldenGlobe win as best director is a glorious and understated middle finger to the academy!!! Thrilled he won!!!'
Tisca Chopra: 'Argo wins best picture at the Golden Globes.. copper bottomed proof, there is a God!'
Milap Zaveri: 'Yayyyyyyy! ARGO wins the Golden Globe for 'best film!' Are u watching Oscars??? damn get a spine and admit u are wrong!'
Image: A scene from Argo
Sanjay Gupta becomes a father again!
Bollywood stars turned to Twitter and congratulated filmmaker Sanjay Gupta and his wife Anuradha who became proud parents of a baby girl. The couple earlier have a son Shivansh.
Here's what they tweeted:
Sonu Sood: 'CONGRATS my bro @_SanjayGupta. A new angel arrives in the family..Shivansh gets a new rockstars company. Love u a lot.'
Tusshar Kapoor: 'Congrats @_SanjayGupta for the birth a new baby girl, your family is complete!!God bless!!'
Hansal Mehta: 'Congratulations @_SanjayGupta and Anu for a baby girl. This is great news.'
Image: Sanjay Gupta
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar
Ayesha Takia's sister Natasha gets htitched!
Ayesha Takia's sister Natasha married Joakim Lindstroem a Swedish national on January 11.
The actress shared a picture with Natasha and tweeted: 'Me, my sis nats @MrsLindstroem n mom @takiafaridah #love.'
She shared picture of her and her husband with the newly-wed couple and added: 'Blessed day! We r soo happy for the amazing couple<3'
Thanking her fans, she tweeted: 'Thank u all soo much 4 all the lov,warm wishes n blessings for Natashas wedding, v all appreciate ur love n kindness, each one of u! Much pyaar'
Image: Farhan Azmi, Ayesha Takia, Joakim Lindstroem, Natasha Takia, Farida and Nishit Takia
Shilpa Shetty attends Kumbh Mela
Shilpa Shetty is attending the Maha Kumbh Mela with her parents in Allahabad on the occasion of Makar Sankranti today.
'En route 2 the KUMBH MELA,Allahabad.With my parents,thanks 2 dearest Gopi(Hinduja) uncle,who made my moms dream possible. Will be taking a dip..hope its not too cold. Brrrrrrrr!!' she tweeted.
Upon arrival, the actress added: 'Landed at last..God is great! Heading to the Triveni in the Holy Ganges:) :) Here I come,soooo excited!'
The Mela, held every 12 years, will carry on for next two months and will conclude on Maha Shivaratri on March 10.
Image: Shilpa Shetty