Akshay, Sridevi wish Happy Gudi Padwa!
Bollywood stars turned to Twitter to wish their friends and fans, on the occasion of festivals like Gudi Padwa, Ugadi, Cheti Chand and Navreh. Here is what they had to say:
Akshay Kumar, who is currently shooting for Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai Again, was surprised by his fans from Sholapur, who paid him a surprise visit.
He shared a picture (above) and tweeted: '13Had a surprise visit from some fans from Sholapur on the occasion of Gudi Padwa. These chance meetings always serve as subtle reminders about how lucky I am to be loved so much. Wishing them & u all, a Happy Gudi Padwa!'
Lata Mangeshkar: 'Namaskar. Mere twitter pariwar ko gudhi padwa ki hardik shubh kaamnaayein.'
Amitabh Bachchan: 'Happy 'Gudhi Padhva' to all my Maharashtrian brothers and sisters .. and Happy 'Ugadi' to those in the Southern regions .. Naoroz Mubarak to all our Kashmiri friends .. !!'
Dia Mirza: 'Gudi Padawa, Ugadi, Cheti Chand welcome the new year! May it be a wonderful one.Good monsoons, healthy crops n generous income 4 r farmers.'
Sridevi: 'My wishes to all on the occasion of Gudi Padwa & Ugadi.Hope the new year brings with it more prosperity and success to each one.'
Prabhudeva: 'Happy Ugadi Frnds!! Also Happy Gudi Padwa to all! Today on this auspicious ocassion I start the 2nd schedule of Rambo Rajkumar in Wai.'
Madhur Bhandarkar: 'It can only happen in India. Wishing everyone a very Happy Gudi Padwa, Ugaadi, Cheti Chand, Navreh. Happiness, peace, abundance to all.
Farhan Akhtar: 'Wishing all happiness on this day of Gudi Padwa and Ugadi.'
Isha Koppikar: 'Gudi Padvache Hardik Shubhecha Tumhi saglyana n Happy Dusshera too to all of u'
Manoj Bajpayee: 'Happy navratri and gudi padwa!'
Mahesh Bhatt: 'Happy Gudi Padwa, Ugadi, & Cheti Chand. We in India believe that Lord Brahma began the creation of the universe on this auspicious day.'
Mugdha Godse: 'Gudhipadvyachya Hardik Shubhechaa.. Its New Year , New Beginnings... God Bless :)'
Kunal Kohli: 'The name Yugadi or Ugadi is from the Sanskrit words yuga (age) & ādi (beginning) "the beginning of a new age" The people of Andhra Pradesh & Karnataka use the term Ugadi/Yugadi,in Maharashtra the same festival, observed on the same day is Gudi Padwa. Gudi Padwa, This day is also the first day of Chaitra Navratri and Ghatasthapana also known as Kalash Sthapana is done on this day. The Gudhi is believed to ward off evil, invite prosperity and good luck into the house. Happy Guddi Padwa to all.'
Esha Deol: 'Happy gudi padwa & happy ugadi to all my darlings :) Happy cheti chand'
Tisca Chopra: 'Happy Gudi Padwa,Ugaadi &Chand Cheti with gratitude to the universe 4 fresh beginnings &hope.May every wish of each of us have a full spring.'
Anupam Kher: 'Happy Navreh, Happy Navratri, Happy Gudhi Padhwa, Happy Ugadi to All. May all your wishes & dreams come true. Love & Happiness Always. Memories of celebrating' Navreh'. My mother will make sure we look at something white first thing in d mor. Did that after ages today.:)'
Image: Akshay Kumar with his fans in Sholapur
Stars wish Nautanki Saala team!
Bollywood stars tweeted wishes for the team of Nautanki Saala, which releases on April 12.
Abhishek Bachchan: 'All the best to my friend, brother, director @rohansippy and the #nautankisala team for the release today. #GoWatch guys.'
Riteish Deshmukh: 'Wish you super success @rohansippy for the release your film Nautanki Saala. - big hug.'
Mubina Rattonsey: 'All the best mate @rohansippy for 'Nautanki Saala'! Can't wait to watch it!'
Meanwhile, director Rohan Sippy shared a picture of the team (above) and wrote: 'No we don't care about reviews at all... Nautanki Saale.'
Image: Kunal Roy Kapoor, Ayushmann Khurana and Evelyn Sharma
Chitrangda Singh rides a horse!
Chitrangda Singh, who recently shot at a stable, shared a picture of herself from the sets.
'Day at the stables ..thoda zyadaa overdressed !!' she tweeted with the picture (above).
The Inkaar actress also rode a horse. She shared another picture and added: 'And this was a friskyyy one .. Were losing light for the shot ..so had to be brave.'
Meanwhile, Bipasha Basu, who is currently vacationing in the US shared a picture of herself and wrote: 'Quality time with my best friend Suzie's lil babies!Ishaan n Ayaan!'
Image: Chitrangda Singh
Limca Book honours Prabhu Deva, Shabana Azmi
Celebrating 100 years of Indian cinema, Limca Book of Records honoured actress Shabana Azmi, cinematographer Santosh Sivan, actor-director-choreographer Prabhu Deva, Assamese director Jahnu Barua, filmmaker Mike Pandey and film editor Sreekar Prasad on Wednesday.
Prabhu Deva shared a picture of them together and tweeted: 'I would like to thank the Limca Book of Records for honoring me with the People of the year'13 award.'
The honours were given away by Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari.