This Article is From Oct 02, 2017

Gandhi Jayanti: Shah Rukh Khan, Anushka Sharma And Other Stars Pay Homage

Anil Kapoor, Anushka Sharma and Kajol tweeted about Gandhi Jayanti

Gandhi Jayanti: Shah Rukh Khan, Anushka Sharma And Other Stars Pay Homage

"Where there is love, there is life," wrote SRK. (Image courtesy:Shah Rukh khan)


  • Bollywood stars remembered Mahatma Gandhi today
  • Today is bapu's 148th birth anniversary
  • PM Modi addressed the nation on swachhata today
New Delhi: It's Gandhi Jayanti and stars from film industry remembered the Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi on his 148th birth anniversary. Celebrities have used words like 'non-violent,' 'great,' and 'simple' to define Mahatma Gandhi, who was fondly called Bapu. Actors like Shah Rukh Khan, Anil Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, Kajol and Ajay Devgn paid homage to Mahatma Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, on October 2, which is also known as Gandhi Jayanti. "Where there is love, there is life. Let's spread love and warmth the way Bapu would've liked us to," read Shah Rukh's tweet while Anushka Sharma wrote: "His greatness was and is about understanding this and speaking it out to millions. May you all find that greatness in you."

Take a look at Shah Rukh and Anushka Sharma's tweet here:

Anil Kapoor shared a picture and tweeted:

Anil Kapoor's daughter Sonam Kapoor, who is prepping for her upcoming film Veere Di Wedding, says, she's 'proud to be an Indian.'

"A good day for peace," tweeted Kajol:

Ajay Devgn, who is all set for his upcoming Golmaal Again, also tweeted and felt elated about Prime Minister's speech on Swachhata, which he gave on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti today at Rajghat.

October 2 is also the birth anniversary of Lal Bahadur Shastri, the second prime minister of India. He had given the famous slogan Jai Jawan Jai Kisan.

Anupam Kher paid his tribute and wrote: "Two great leaders who impacted my life in different ways were born today. My hand folded pranams to Gandhi Ji and Lal Bahadur Shastri Ji."

Here are some other celebrities who tweeted about Gandhi Jayanti and remembered Bapu on his birth anniversary.

Born in 1869 in Gujarat's Porbandar, Mahatma Gandhi had his early political training in South Africa. His birthday is also observed as the International Day of Non-Violence. Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in1948 by Nathuram Godse. Gandhi Ji is admired across the world for his nonviolent philosophy.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who addressed the nation at Rajghat today on Swachhata, also tweeted:

We too wish everyone a Happy Gandhi Jayanti!