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'May you have freedom from suffering'

By Rediff Movies
August 16, 2021 14:21 IST
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Bollywood celebrates 75 years of Independence by telling us what freedom means to them, and posting interesting pictures on social media.

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IMAGE: Sonal Chauhan celebrates with tricolour balloons.
Photograph: Kind courtesy Sonal Chauhan/Instagram

IMAGE: Soha Ali Khan shares her wish for daughter Inaaya: 'May you have freedom from suffering; may you have the freedom to do what you choose to and what makes you happy and may you have the freedom to be what you were meant to be #jaihind #independenceday'
Photograph: Kind courtesy Soha Ali Khan/Instagram

IMAGE: Kunal Kemmu, Soha's husband who is on a biking trip in Ladakh, visits the War Memorial.
Photograph: Kind courtesy Kunal Kemmu/Instagram

IMAGE: 'It's been the most incredible experience celebrating Independence Day with the soldiers in uniform,' says Kunal.

'Visiting the War Memorial and meeting everyone has been such an emotional and educational experience. One that I will remember for the rest of my life. Wishing you'll Happy Independence Day. Jai Hind.'
Photograph: Kind courtesy Kunal Kemmu/Instagram

IMAGE: Sonali Bendre enjoys a beautiful view of the Mumbai shoreline.
Photograph: Kind courtesy Sonali Bendre/Instagram

IMAGE: Sidharth Malhotra,, Kargil War hero Captain Vikram Batra in Shershaah: 'Ek fauji ke rutbe se bada koi aur rutba nahi hota,
Vardi ki shaan se badi koi aur shaan nahi hoti...
' Aur apne desh se bada koi dharam nahi hota.
'I salute the Indian Army, Navy & Air Force today on Independence Day.'
Photograph: Kind courtesy Sidharth Malhotra/Instagram

IMAGE: Shershaah Director Vishnuvardhan joins Sid and Kiara Advani as she writes: 'Greater love hath no man than this, that he lays down his life for his people.
'Deep gratitude to our Indian army, navy and airforce. Your selflessness and valour protects our freedom. We salute you.
'Wishing you all a happy Independence Day.'
Photograph: Kind courtesy Kiara Advani/Instagram

IMAGE: Ahaana Kumra tells us from Lord's: 'Happiest Independence to all!!! Can't believe my luck!! My first ever experience at @homeofcricket on Independence day with India Playing against England!! What else could I ask for!!'
Photograph: Kind courtesy Aahana Kumra/Instagram

IMAGE: Angad Bedi shares a picture from his film Gunjan Saxena.
Photograph: Kind courtesy Angad Bedi/Instagram

IMAGE: Juhi Chawla: 'I feel freedom is standing up for what you think is right, even when the going is tough!
'Freedom is the way God intended us, Freedom has its life in the hearts, the actions, & the spirit of citizens. It must be daily earned & refreshed. Let's celebrate freedom! Happy Independence Day.'
Photograph: Kind courtesy Juhi Chawla/Instagram

IMAGE: Kunal Kapoor hoists the flag.
Photograph: Kind courtesy Kunal Kapoor/Instagram

IMAGE: 'तू देश है मेरा' says Manav Kaul.
Photograph: Kind courtesy Manav Kaul/Instagram

IMAGE: Milind Soman : 'Happy Independence day people !! Feel so free running on the highway again after almost 8 months. First day of the Mumbai to Statue of Unity run, will run 56km today and end at Kaner Phata.
'Weather is fabulous, rain, rain, rain all the way.
'This is the first edition of the Unity run on the 75th Anniversary of India's Independence to spread awareness for each citizen of our country to work actively towards peace, unity and harmony. We are not going to achieve this unless we work towards it together.
'Another thing we need to actively work towards, which we have learnt during this pandemic, is to work towards our own health and fitness, so that we can protect ourselves against any uncertainty or unpredictability that life may bring.
'This is our responsibility as individual citizens, to take care of our own health and our own fitness, to make India a healthy and fit country.
'The healthiest and fittest country in the world. Jai Hind.'
Photograph: Kind courtesy Milind Soman/Instagram

IMAGE: Rohit Roy: 'Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high...
'Jahan dharm ke dhakosle, hume milne se na rok paayein... jahan har shakhs apni udeerta ka parcham, auron ke liye lehraye... jahaan har hindustani prem ke pankh, khule aasman me fehraye… Aao milkar aisa des banaye! Happy Independence Day! Jai Hind !!'
Photograph: Kind courtesy Rohit Roy/Instagram

IMAGE: Sanjay Kapoor shares a throwback pic with the Tricolour.
Photograph: Kind courtesy Sanjay Kapoor/Instagram

IMAGE: Shefali Jariwala quotes Mahatma Gandhi: 'The future depends on what you do today.'
Photograph: Kind courtesy Shefali Jariwala/Instagram

IMAGE: Anupam Kher: 'विश्व भर में रह रहे सभी भारतीयों को 75वें स्वतंत्रता दिवस की हार्दिक शुभकामनाएं एवं बधाई।मेरी प्रभु से प्रार्थना है कि हमारा देश हर दिशा में दिन दुगनी, रात चौगुनी तरक़्क़ी करे। Wishing every Indian in the world A Very Happy #IndiaIndependenceDay ! Jai Hind!! भारत माता की जय! #IndiaAt75 #ProudIndian.'
Photograph: Kind courtesy Anupam Kher/Instagram

IMAGE: Lata Mangeshkar: 'नमस्कार. आप सबको देवभुमी भारतमाता की आज़ादी के अमृत महोत्सव की बहुत बहुत शुभकामनाएँ.'
Photograph: Kind courtesy Lata Mangeshkar/Instagram



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