Bollywood and other celebrities on Tuesday took to Twitter to wish their fans on the occasion of Gudi Padwa, the start of the New Year according to Hindu calendar. In the first half of the day, celebrities like superstar Shah Rukh Khan and other celebrities like Varun Dhawan, Jacquelin Fernandez, Vivek Oberoi, Shekhar Kapur and Urvashi Rautela extended warm wishes to their fans on the occasion. Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar also greeted his fans on the day and posted a video celebrating the occasion on Twitter. Gudi Padwa marks the celebration of the first day of the new year. It is being celebrated with different names in different regions. In Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, it’s called Ugadi, Sindhi community celebrates the day as Cheti Chand. It is called as Navreh in Kashmir and Sajibu Nongma Panba Cheiraoba in Manipur.
WATCH | Sachin Tendulkar performing rituals on the occasion of Gudi Padwa
— sachin tendulkar (@sachin_rt) March 28, 2017
In Maharashtra, the day is known as Gudi Padwa. To mark the day, Shah Rukh took to Twitter and wished, “Success, love and prosperity to all on the auspicious occasion of Gudi Padwa… #GudiPadwa”. Varun Dhawan, a popular actor and son of David Dhawan, posted, “Happy #gudipadwa. Have an amazing year everyone”.
Success, love and prosperity to all on the auspicious occasion of Gudi Padwa… #GudiPadwa
— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) March 28, 2017
Urvashi Rautela also extended her good wishes to the people on the occasion and wrote, “Lord Brahma created the universe and the Satyayug began, it marks the commencement of the New Year #Gudipadwa. Happy #Gudipadwa”, while Bollywood’s diva Jacqueline Fernandez posted, “Here’s wishing everyone a brilliant start to the new year! #gudipadwa #ugadi #chetichand”.
— Jacqueline Fernandez (@Asli_Jacqueline) March 28, 2017
Vivek Oberoi also posted the greetings on the day. “Wish u all a very happy #GudiPadwa & an amazing start to the new year, may this year bring prosperity, peace & happiness! #Ugadi #Chetichand,” posted Oberoi. Shekhar Kapur’s tweet read, “Coming of spring, the Day Brahma created the world, and time began 2 tick, 1st day of Hindu Calendar. And best of all Puran Poli! #gudipadwa”.
— URVASHI RAUTELA (@URautelaForever) March 28, 2017
Sachin Tendulkar wished the fans in his unique style. The legendary cricketer posted a 34 seconds video in which he is performing the ritual with his wife Anjali to mark the day.
Happy #gudipadwa. Have an amazing year everyone
— Varun Dhawan (@Varun_dvn) March 28, 2017
Earlier, President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other union ministers also extended their greetings to the nation on the occasion.