On the occasion of Shivaji's birth anniversary on Wednesday, Amitabh Bachchan, and 'Tanhaji' star Ajay Devgn took to their Twitter handles to pay tributes to the Maratha warrior king. On the 390th birth anniversary of the great warrior king, Bachchan shared beautiful pictures and a heartfelt note.
Lata Mangeshkar and Raveena Tandon too paid their tributes on Twitter. Prime Minister Narendra Modi too on Wednesday morning in Marathi and English tweeted, "Bowing to one of the greatest sons of Mother India, the embodiment of courage, compassion and good governance, the exceptional Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj on his Jayanti."
I idolised Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj since school. Of course, when making Tanhaji -The Unsung Warrior, I got reintroduced to his bravery & emotions. Salute one of India’s bravest sons🙏on his birth anniversary.— Ajay Devgn (@ajaydevgn) February 19, 2020
T 3446 - 'छत्रपति शिवाजी महाराज', यह शब्द नहीं, मंत्र है। सदियों बाद भी उनसे प्रेरणा ही मिलती है। वह दुनिया के एक श्रेष्ठ योद्धा और आदर्श राजा थे। उनका स्मरण हमेशा प्रेरणादायी रहा है।— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) February 19, 2020
छत्रपति शिवाजी महाराज जी जयंती शत् शत् नमन।#ShivajiMaharaj #ChhatrapatiShivajiMaharaj pic.twitter.com/xtukepcFE8
T 3446 - प्रौढ़प्रताप, पुरंदर गो ब्राह्मण प्रतिपालक, क्षत्रिय कुलभूषण, सिन्हासनाधिश्वर, राजा धिराज, महाराज, योगिराज, श्रीमंत, श्री छत्रपति शिवाजी महाराज की, जय..! जय भवानी, जय शिवाजी... शिवजयंतीच्या हार्दिक शुभेच्छा..!! #ShivajiMaharaj #ShivajiJayanti pic.twitter.com/mcFAfQlWMc— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) February 19, 2020
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray visited the Shivneri Fort in Pune district on Wednesday to pay homage to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj on his birth anniversary. The Maratha warrior king was born in Shivneri, located in Junnar tehsil of Pune, in 1630.
Though February 19 is the official date of 'Shiv Jayanti', the Shiv Sena believes the birth anniversary of Shivaji Maharaj should be observed as per the Hindu calendar.
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