Mumbai: From melody queen Lata Mangeshkar to megastar Amitabh Bachchan and other B-town celebs like Rishi Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit and Riteish Deshmukh, the whole entertainment industry came forward on the auspicious occasion of Vijaya Dashmi on Thursday to wish everyone a very “Happy Dussehra”, while celebrating the victory of “good over evil”.
Vijaya Dashmi, also called Dussehra, marks the culmination of the 10-day long Navratri festival, in which Goddess Durga is worshipped. It is also believed to be the day when Lord Ram defeated Ravana, and is celebrated as a festival of victory of good on evil.
Apart from them, many other celebrities like Shahid Kapoor, Sonakshi Sinha, Rajkumar Rao and Sunny Leone among others took to Twitter to celebrate the festival and greet all with blessings.
Here's what these stars have written:
Lata Mangeshkar: A very happy Vijaya Dashmi to you all.
Amitabh Bachchan: On the auspicious day of Dussehra .. my wishes and prayers for all .. Good always prevails over evil.
Madhuri Dixit-Nene: May this day clear all the hurdles of your life and start a new era of well-being. #HappyDussehra
Rishi Kapoor: Wish all a very Happy Dussehra! Let truth and goodness prevail. Wake up worldwide we need peace and tranquility.
Farhan Akhtar: Happy Dussehra to all from the #RockON2 team .. #twitterpetohbantahai
Rajkumar Rao: Happy Dussehra everyone. May we all find the strength to choose love and peace over hatred and violence.
Shahid Kapoor: Happy Dussehra all. Let's make it a #ShaandaarDay
Sonakshi Sinha: Celebrating the triumph of good over evil, here's wishing you all a very Happy Dussehra!
Sushmita Sen: Happy Dussehra beautiful people! A promising sunrise... I prayed for the greatest good for us all! Dugga Dugga.
Nimrat Kaur: Happy Dussehra all! May the good prevail in not just our actions but in our thoughts too, life is too short to waste it on anything else.
Kirron Kher: Wishing everyone a Happy Dussehra. May god bless us all with prosperity and good health!
Manoj Bajpayee: Happy dussehra to you all!
Riteish Deshmukh: Might be a long fight but goodness will always triumph over evil - Happy Dussehra.
Madhur Bhandarkar: Let this Vijaya Dashmi become a significant turning point in all our professional and personal endeavors and pursuits. #HappyDussehra
Sunny Leone: Very happy and blessed Dussehra festival. May god shower his blessings on you and your family everyone!
Diana Penty: Happy Dussehra everybody!
Divya Dutta: Happy Dussehra dear ones... May all the evils be overcome by all the goods in your life.
Vivek Oberoi: Celebrating the triumph of good over evil. Faith and positivity conquer all! May Lord Ram bless you all with immense happiness. Happy Dussehra!
Arjun Rampal: Wish all of you a very Happy Dussehra. May we always win over evil. Love, light and peace.