'Govinda aala re aala! Happy Gokulashtami!'
Here's what your favourite Bollywood celebrities are tweeting.
On Janmashtami, Bollywood celebrities took to Twitter to wish their fans. Here’s what they said:
Bipasha Basu visited a dahi handi in Mumbai and tweeted with a picture, 'At Ghatkopar Dahi Handi! Fabulous energy!Govinda aala re aala! Happy Gokulashtami!'
Sridevi Boney Kapoor: 'Greetings on the auspicious occasion of Krishna Janamashtami to all.'
Richa Chadha: 'Happy Janamashtami all! Happy birthday Krishna. You are the original rockstar ... Eternal love :-)'
Shatrughan Sinha: 'Let's celebrate the holy birth of Shri Krishna.'
Esha Gupta: 'Happy Janmashtmi :)'
Shobhaa De: 'Like everything else, Dahi Handis had become commercialised and dangerous .Janmashtami is about celebration not competition.Govinda Aala Re!'
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Image: Bipasha Basu
Photographs: Bipasha Basu/Rediff.com
Boman Irani celebrates Navroze
Boman Irani celebrated Navroze, the Parsi New Year, today, August 18 and wished his fans as well: 'Navroze Mubarak to one and all!!!'
Other Bollywood stars also tweeted their wishes:
Lisa Ray: 'Happy Navroz to all my bawi and bawa friends. I have a natural affinity to the Parsi community. Takes one to know one I guess.'
Riteish Deshmukh: 'Navroz Mubarrak friends. @bomanirani dikraaaaa navroz Mubarak.'
Virr Das: 'Navroze Mubarak to all the Parsi Person in the World.'
Abhishek Bachchan: 'Navroze Mubarak.'
Image: Boman Irani
Photographs: Hitesh Harisinghani/Rediff.com
Happy birthday Gulzar!
Noted lyricist Gulzar turns 78 today, August 18, and several stars turned to Twitter to wish him. Here's what they said:
Lata Mangeshkar: 'Namaskar. Aaj Gulzar sahab ka janamdin hai. Meri taraf se unko bohot badhaai.'
Hansal Mehta: 'Happy Birthday to an inspiration, an institution and the person I owe my life in films to. Happy Birthday Gulzarbhai.'
Vishal Dadlani: 'Fariyaadi lafz jamaa hote honge roz, Unki chaukhat pe intezaar mein. Ke kab hame chuna jaayega, Gulzariyat ki chaadar mein buna jaayega. It's Gulzarsaab's birthday. The lines in my last tweet, are my humble, amateurish and unworthy tribute to him.'
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar
Emraan Hashmi: Bhattsaab, agli baar please pick the phone and abuse me
Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt recently took to Twitter to slam Emraan Hashmi for delaying the shoot for his upcoming production venture Mr X.
The director tweeted, 'Charity begins at home. Emraan Hashmi can't 'steal' from Peter & gift it to Paul. He can't cancel MR X's shooting & do PR for Raja Natwarlal!'
Emraan Hashmi tweeted back: 'Having a tendency to shoot a firearm before adequately identifying the target... Trigger happy. Having a tendency to constantly rant and solve personal issues on Twitter .. Twitter happy :)' he tweeted.
'Bhattsaab agli baar pls pick the phone and abuse me. Twitter ke wajah se Tamaasha ban gaya hai. Have contacted Oxford dictionary to add 'Twitter happy' after our family feud on Twitter,' he added.
Image: Emraan Hashmi and Mahesh Bhatt on Koffee with Karan
Raveena Tandon attends the I-Day Parade in New York
Raveena Tandon, who is currently in New York City, recently attended the Independence Day Parade on August 17.
She shared a picture (above) and tweeted: 'And the Indian people of America.'
'What a wonderful turnout!! So so proud of my peoples right now! Jai Hind!!!' she added.
Popular singers Kailash Kher and Daler Mahendi also celebrated Independence Day in New York.
He shared a picture and tweeted: 'Spreading the Indian spirit and Tunak Tunak vibes as Guest of Honour at the closing bell ceremony @NASDAQ #NewYork. Feeling delighted after seeing myself at #timessquare New York. A big #ThankYou for such a warm welcome.'
Image: Raveena Tandon
Photographs: Raveena Tandon/Twitter