Janmashtami marks the birth anniversary of one of the most worshiped Hindu gods – Lord Krishna. Celebrated with great fervour in India and abroad, it is observed on the eighth day of the month of Bhadra, as per the Hindu Calendar. On the occasion of Janmashtami 2018 on Monday, Bollywood celebrities like megastar Amitabh Bachchan, Rishi Kapoor and Shilpa Shetty Kundra sent out wishes to their social media followers.
Here's how they wished a very happy Janmasthami 2018.
Amitabh Bachchan: Janamashtami ki anek shubhkamanayein.
T 2920 - Janamashtami ki anek shubhkamanayein pic.twitter.com/fFXAKLfshg— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) September 2, 2018
Shilpa Shetty Kundra: Jai Kanhaiya Lal ki. My little kanhaiya, Viaan Raj trying his hand at breaking the Dahi handi.
Jai Kanhaiya Lal ki😇🙏 My little #kanhaiya #viaanraj trying his hand at breaking the #dahihandi ..#happyjanmashtami to all my #instafamily #littlejoys #celebration #gratitude #festivals https://t.co/dF8m5Cn3sx— SHILPA SHETTY KUNDRA (@TheShilpaShetty) September 3, 2018
Suniel Shetty: "If you don't fight for what you want, then don't cry for what you lost, "says Lord Krishna. Follow the righteous path and he will help you achieve glory. Believe in Yourself. Happy Janmashtami.
“If you Don’t fight for what you want, then Don’t cry for what you lost”says Lord Krishna. Follow the righteous path & he will help you achieve glory. Believe in Yourself!! #HappyJanmashtami pic.twitter.com/3SruKWSEeg— Suniel Shetty (@SunielVShetty) September 3, 2018
Sonam Kapoor: “Janmashtami celebrates the birth of Lord Krishna signifying the rise of peace, and good against evil.Wishing you all a bright and beautiful Janmashtami”.
Aamir Khan: “Wishing everyone a very happy Janmashtami. love, a.”
Wishing everyone a very happy Janmashtami.— Aamir Khan (@aamir_khan) September 3, 2018
Farah Khan Kunder: Happy Janmashtami. At the shoot of 'Radha teri chunri'... seven years ago... Diva was visiting after playing Radha in her play school Janmashtami function.
Sajid Khan: Happy Janmashtami to all
Pooja Batra: Believe in Yourself - Lord Krishna, Happy Janmashtami
Rishi Kapoor: Wishing everyone a Happy Janmashtami
सबको जन्माष्टमी त्योहार की शुभ कमाएँ pic.twitter.com/WKmWauk4W3— Rishi Kapoor (@chintskap) September 3, 2018
Janmashtami is a Hindu festival, celebrating the birth of Lord Krishna. The followers of Lord Krishna are passionate, and many keep a fast for the whole day until the puja is complete. The followers of Krishna sing, dance and feast on traditional festival foods while others fast until the birth of Krishna on Janmashtami till midnight. Special dishes are prepared on this occasion, and they reflect the foods that Lord Krishna was fond of. The breaking of the Dahi Handi is one of the main attractions of this festival.
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