Mumbai: Bollywood celebrities like Lata Mangeshkar Thursday paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi and former prime minister Lal Bahadur Shastri on their birth anniversaries.
Both Gandhi's and Shastri's birth anniversaries fall Oct 2. While Lata and Sonu Nigam paid tribute to both, stars like Shah Rukh Khan and Anil Kapoor wished Happy Gandhi Jayanti to everyone.
Here's what they tweeted:
Lata Mangeshkar: Namaskar. Aaj humare Pujya Mahatma Gandhi ji aur Lal Bahadur Shastri ji ki jayanti hai (Hello! Today is Mahatma Gandhi and Lal Bahadur Shastri's birth anniversaries). Mera unko koti koti Pranam (I extend my heartfelt salutations).
Sonu Nigam: My favourite role model since my childhood... Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti.. The Great Lal Bahadur Shastri Jayanti. Pranaams.
Shah Rukh Khan: "Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment....full effort is full victory." Mahatma Gandhi. Happy B'Day.
Richa Chadha: Happy Gandhi Jayanti. It's not just another holiday, or a man on a currency note... It's a spiritual philosophy and true evolution.
Shaan: HAPPY GANDHI JAYANTI!!!!
Ameesha Patel: Wishing u all a a v happy gandhi jayanti n also durga ashtami.
Farhan Akhtar: Be the change you want to see - Mahatma Gandhi. Simple yet profound principle to live ones life by.
Anil Kapoor: The best way to find yourself is to loose yourself in the service of others - Mahatma Gandhi. Happy Gandhi Jayanti!