As Parsi community celebrates Navroz today, the day that marks the Persian and Iranian New Year, several Bollywood stars wished their followers on social media. An array of celebrities including Amitabh Bachchan, Anil Kapoor, Ajay Devgn, among others took to Twitter and extended best greetings for the day. They penned heartfelt messages for their Parsi fans and friends.
Take a look:
Veteran Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan wished his fans on Navroz and shared a beautiful picture greeting on his Twitter account.
T 3260 - Happy Parsi New Year ..— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) August 17, 2019
Navroz Mubarak ..💞🙏🌹🌹🌹☘️🌿🙏💕💕 pic.twitter.com/FveWBRY5nw
Wishing 'Navroz Mubarak', actor Anil Kapoor took to Twitter and thanked his Parsi friends for letting him partake in their culture.
Wishing all my beautiful Parsi friends a very Happy Navroz!— Anil Kapoor (@AnilKapoor) August 17, 2019
Thank you for letting me partake in your culture. I feel truly blessed and enriched for it 🙏 #NavrozMubarak!
Bollywood actor Riteish Deshmukh too wished his 'friends' on the occasion along with a picture. "Navroz Mubarak my friend!!!" he tweeted.
Navroz Mubarak my friends !!!! pic.twitter.com/p0grg9aGmp— Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) August 17, 2019
Bollywood couple Ajay Devgn and his wife Kajol also extended their wishes on Parsi New Year.
Best wishes on Navroz to everyone. pic.twitter.com/9GGBbV6bGD— Ajay Devgn (@ajaydevgn) August 17, 2019
Happy Parsi New year! pic.twitter.com/3Tz48Oi1fG— Kajol (@KajolAtUN) August 17, 2019
Bollywood actor Arjun Kapoor also extended best greetings of Parsi New Year to his followers. Wishing his fans happiness, peace, and prosperity, Arjun Kapoor tweeted, "May our lives be filled with happiness, peace, and prosperity! #NavrozMubarak to everyone."
May our lives be filled with happiness, peace and prosperity! #NavrozMubarak to everyone..— Arjun Kapoor (@arjunk26) August 17, 2019
As per media reports, Navroz is dedicated to the beginning of the spring and renewal of nature and is celebrated on the first day of the first month of the calendar followed by the Zoroastrians.
Though a day of global observance, it is predominantly celebrated in the Western and Central Asia, the Middle East, and the Balkans. It is a declared public holiday in many nations including Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, and Iraq. Also, Iran offers a 14-day-long vacation for universities and schools on the occasion of Navroz.
Apart from marking the first day of spring, Navroz also promotes peace, solidarity, and friendship among people and different communities. Malaika Arora and Urmila Matondkar also extended greetings for the day.
(With inputs from ANI)
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