Governments, aid agencies and celebrities on Monday intensified a push for funding to help survivors of a deadly earthquake in Nepal as the risks posed by a lack of food, water and shelter escalated hourly.
Among Bollywood personalities who went to polling booths in Mumbai early today were actress Rekha, Jaya Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Amol Palekar and actor Atul Kulkarni. Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar also cast his vote.
Teachers' Day is celebrated across the country on September 5 every year to mark the birth anniversary of India's second President Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan. On this special day several celebrities took to micro-blogging website Twitter to thank their teachers.