Bollywood celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Hema Malini and Bipasha Basu used the Republic Day Thursday to assert how proud they are to be Indians.
They took to microblogging site Twitter to share their sentiments.
Amitabh Bachchan: Happy Republic Day to all.
Hema Malini: Wishing everyone happy 63rd Republic Day… May our nation prosper and shine like the brightest star ever… Jai Hind!
Anupam Kher: Happy Republic Day to all. Hope we keep the fire in us alive and burning for a better India.
Juhi Chawla: Watching the Republic Day parade with my kids!!! Feel so proud to see the diversity and vibrancy of our country and culture! Jai hind!!
R. Madhavan: Happy Republic Day all. PROUD to Be an INDIAN… Saare jaahan se accha hindustan hamara.
Bipasha Basu: This Republic Day, I want my country to be “saare jahaan se achchaa” in true sense! Wish for a peaceful, healthy, literate nation. Happy Republic Day!
Divya Dutta: A very happy Republic Day, dearies! Can hear patriotic songs on speakers… miss watching the parade in Delhi. Remember in school we used to rehearse a month earlier to be in our school batch parading for Republic Day! Ab bhag daur… par one thing unchanged! Proud to be Indian!
Arjan Bajwa: Let’s not forget the sacrifice and dedication of those who made it possible for India. Simply singing patriotic songs won’t be enough, we need to follow every bit of our constitution, to make India a better place… JAI HIND!
Lara Dutta: Wishing all Indian twitter friends a very Happy Republic Day!
Madhur Bhandarkar: Wishing all a HAPPY REPUBLIC DAY, Jai Hind, Vande Mataram!!
Madhuri Dixit: Happy Republic Day!
Priyanka Chopra: Happy Republic Day everyone!
Abhishek Bachchan: Happy Republic day to all of you.
Vivek Oberoi: Happy Republic Day guys! Not just today but every day let’s remember our rights, respect our country & its people and be proud to be INDIAN!
Farhan Akhtar: Wish all Indian tweeples a Happy Republic Day! Jai Hind.
Shreyas Talpade: A very happy Republic Day to all the lovely people.
Shreya Ghoshal: Wish you all a very happy Republic Day!
Shekhar Ravjiani: Happy Republic Day.