SRK to Allu Arjun: How stars celebrated Independence Day

Indian celebrities wore white, orange and green, unfurled the Tricolor and sang the National Anthem to celebrate Independence Day. Several stars took to social media to mark the festival and 76 years of the nation’s independence. Among them were Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Allu Arjun, Shilpa Shetty, and more.

Megastar Shah Rukh Khan, who is currently gearing up for his upcoming grand release ‘Jawan’, was spotted hoisting the national flag with his youngest son AbRam and wife Gauri Khan by his side. Later, as his sea of fans gathered for a sight of him, the superstar waved and saluted his admirers.

The actor later took to his Instagram, and dropped a couple of posts. He wrote in the caption: “Now the little one has made it a tradition. Hoisting of our beloved Tricolor and wishing everyone Happy Independence Day. Love to all and may our country, India prosper and all of us with it.”

Amitabh Bachchan tweeted, ‘Vande Matram’ followed by the Indian flag, his son Abhishek wrote, ‘Happy Independence Day, Jai Hind!’ Actors Alia Bhatt, Anushka Sharma, Ananya Panday, and Priyanka Chopra Jonas dropped graphical videos saying ‘Happy Independence Day.’

Actor Suniel Shetty said we are lucky to be born in India.

Suniel Shetty shared a video montage on his Instagram handle wherein he could be seen holding the national flag. Sharing the video, the actor wrote, “On our 77th Independence Day – I wish for an India where every young mind is excited about the endless possibilities. I wish India to stand tall on the global stage as a shining example of progress”.

Actor Anupam Kher celebrated the day at the Counsel-General’s residence in Vietnam.

Salman Khan also extended his wishes to citizens on his Instagram. Salman shared a throwback image of himself from an event holding the Tricolor.

‘Pushpa’ actor Allu Arjun celebrated the day with family.

Southern superstar Allu Arjun celebrated with his wife and two kids, along with the staff of his production studio. They all had a flag hoisting ceremony and everyone was dressed in white.

Shilpa Shetty wore a white kurta, green salwar and orange dupatta for a flag hoisting ceremony with her mother and son Viaan. The family also sang Jana Gana Mana together and raised slogans of ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’. “Vande Mataram,” Shilpa wrote in her post.

Actress Nimrat Kaur with the Tricolor.

Nimrat Kaur posted a series of photos waving the national flag and posing with it. She wrote, “From childhood till date, three closest and favorite colors to my heart… Nothing like the feeling of holding and standing beneath our beloved tricolour…Happy Independence Day from me to all my fellow Indians all over the world. Jai Hind!!

Gurmeet Chaudhary celebrated the day with his wife Debina Bonnerjee and their two daughters. They hoisted the Tricolour in their building compound and were also all dressed in white.

Farah Khan Kunder uploaded a picture of her kids dressed in tricolor outfits and captioned it, “50% Hindu.. 25%Muslim.. 25% Parsi.. 100% INDIAN 🇮🇳 #happyindependenceday ..”

Ajay Devgn also wished and posted a glimpse of a calendar with a video “Azadi ka rasta azad khyalo se banta hai. He wrote, “Celebrating our azaadi with these powerful words. Happy Independence Day to all!”

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