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Bollywood celebrates Pongal and Makar Sankranti!

Last updated on: January 14, 2013 14:41 IST

Bollywood celebrates Pongal and Makar Sankranti!

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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 !'


Image: Sridevi


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Bollywood cheer for Ben Affleck's Argo

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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


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Sanjay Gupta becomes a father again!

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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

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Ayesha Takia's sister Natasha gets htitched!

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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
Photographs: Twitter

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Shilpa Shetty attends Kumbh Mela

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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


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