The onset of the festival of lights Diwali is marked with Dhanteras. On this day, people worship Goddess Laxmi and Lord Kuber. People consider the day an auspicious one to buy jewellery and utensils and even light up their homes with ‘diyas’. And today, when Bollywood and television actors and their million fans across the nation are connected through social media, how can these stars miss on wishing their well-wishers on such an auspicious day.
On Tuesday, many actors including Akshay Kumar, Anil Kapoor, Sridevi and Hema Malini among others took to their Twitter handle to extend their warm wishes and wish the world a happy Dhanteras. The word Dhanteras stands for wealth and prosperity.
Akshay, who is currently seen on television hosting Great Indian Laughter Challenge, tweeted, “May Goddess Laxmi bless you and your family with abundance of good fortune, love and happiness. Happy #Dhanteras 🙏🏻” Mubarakan actor Anil Kapoor wrote, “May goddess Laxmi bless your home & business this #Dhanteras with an abundance of wealth & prosperity! #HappyDhanteras.”
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) October 17, 2017
— Anil Kapoor (@AnilKapoor) October 17, 2017
Filmmaker Shekar Kapur also took to his official Twitter handle to wish people on the occasion of Dhanteras and urged them to celebrate a pollution-free Diwali. “Light up ur homes to guide in the Wisdom of Sita and Lord Ram. But not pollute their journey. #Dhanteras #Right2Breathe #PollutionFreeDiwali” read Shekar’s tweet.
— Shekhar Kapur (@shekharkapur) October 17, 2017
Hema Malini who has been in the news for her biography Beyond the Dream Girl also tweeted, “Happy Dhanteras!” with a beautiful photo.
Happy Dhanteras! pic.twitter.com/31wKf4jx29
— Hema Malini (@dreamgirlhema) October 17, 2017
Check out others who wished the best for their many followers on Dhanteras:
Wishing all of you a very happy and prosperous Dhanteras. #Dhanteras
— SRIDEVI BONEY KAPOOR (@SrideviBKapoor) October 17, 2017
Wish you all a happy Dhanteras.
— Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) October 17, 2017