T’towners share their wishes and special August 15 celebrations
Hrithik Roshan shared memories of his finest Independence Day celebration
India’s Independence Day today (August 15) was celebrated in true Bollywood style by celebs, and from wishes to memories – the T’towners got sharing what was on their mind. Here’s what your fave stars had to say about the special day!
Sonam Kapoor: Happy Independence Day. The best thing about me is that I'm an Indian. My country is the strongest wisest and the most peaceful! #proudindian"
Lara Dutta: “Little nieces just came back from hoisting the Indian Tiranga at school. Miss that ritual! Have a wonderful Independence Day Folks!”
Bipasha Basu: “Proud to be an Indian independent girl.Happy independence Day!Let's all value d efforts of all the brave ppl who fought fr our independence!”
Shahid Kapoor: Respect to all armed forces ...We feel the independence due to them !!!
Hrithik Roshan: “My fondest independence day celebration has got 2 b d one I got 2 celebrate with all d Just Dance contestants tonite. They are all such beautiful people. They together performed for india and some of d concepts were truly hair raising! I laughed, cried, danced n even sang though completely out of tune but in the true spirit of freedom- I didn't care. Enjoy!”
Karan Johar: “Respect your independence first then celebrate it...protect your nation first then love it...JAI HIND!!!”
A R Rahman wrote, “Satyameva Jayathe... For the future!”
Riteish Deshmukh: “Happy Independence Day-So proud to be an Indian-Together we celebrate our Unity -Indianess is d only religion we follow-JAI HIND. BORN INDIAN - WILL LIVE INDIAN - WILL DIE INDIAN.”
Rahul Bose: “Happy Independence Day. May we take time out to read and demand freedom as enshrined in the constitution.”
Tusshar Kapoor posted: “Happy Independence Day to Indians around the world. Let's make an attempt to think freely, an independence that would enrich our lives!!”
Ashmit Patel: “Freedom is to remain uninfluenced by negativity in the face of challenges.Independence from vices brings true freedom.Happy Independence Day.”
Anupam Kher: My country gives me enough reasons to be a proud Indian even when I am disheartened at times. I love INDIA. Happy Independence Day.
Shekhar Kapur: Independence day is to reflect on those to whom freedom has not brought freedom from hunger, destitution, degradation, Independence Day is a day of humility for all that we have not been able to achieve for our people.
Divya Dutta: A very happy Independence day all!! I love my india!
Zayed Khan: Freedom is a privilege! One must remember the many sacrifices our forefathers have made and fought for before we can begin to fathom the several advantages we have today. Freedom means the ability to dream , to do , and to excel in whatever it is that we choose. Freedom enacted responsibly, is freedom earned!
Kalki Koechlin: Let's be free from corrupt systems in our working lives and corrupt systems in our governing forces. Have a thoughtful Independence Day.
Genelia D'Souza: Happy Independence Day...so proud to be an India and so proud that INDIA is my motherland. I LOVE MY INDIA!
Uday Chopra: Independence Day! Thanks to all those who fought for it and gave their lives so that we could hold our heads up and proudly say we are Indian!
Shruti Seth: May we all be free of corruption, religious and societal prejudices, fear, terror and petty judgement. Happy Independence day. Free your mind!
Neha Dhupia: Let's all keep freedom alive ... Happy Independence Day.
Dia Mirza: Happy Independence Day! Know your duties and rights and respect them. Be free! Jai Hind
Kunal Kohli: If you love your country, keep your roads clean, pay your taxes, don't complain do something, vote, no corrupt shortcuts, be positive. Jai Hind!
Minissha Lamba: Freedom is something we are born with. We don't know what it was like to live under foreign rule. What we do need to learn is accountability as a sovereign nation. Happy Independence Day.
(With inputs from IANS)