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Guru Purnima 2020: Amitabh Bachchan, Manoj Bajpayee, Shilpa Shetty and others pay tribute to their teachers

From Amitabh Bachchan to Manoj Bajpayee, celebrities remembered their teachers/gurus on Guru Purnima.

Written by A. Kameshwari | New Delhi | Published: July 5, 2020 3:07:50 pm
guru purnima bollywood Amitabh Bachchan remembered his father Harivanshan Rai Bachchan, while Randeep Hooda paid tribute to Naseeruddin Shah. (Photo: Amitabh Bachchan/Instagram, Randeep Hooda/Instagram)

On the occasion of Guru Purnima, Amitabh Bachchan, Shilpa Shetty, Manoj Bajpayee and others paid tribute to their gurus.

Amitabh Bachchan took to Instagram and posted a picture of his father Harivansh Rai Bachchan. Stating poet Kabir’s words, Big B wrote, “without the guru, there be no knowledge; without knowledge there be no sacrament.”

Shashaa Tirupati tweeted, “Forever a student! Wishing all my teachers, Gurus and every source of inspiration, a very Happy Guru Purnima.”

Bhuvan Bam posted pictures of Shah Rukh Khan, Kader Khan, Manoj Bajpayee and Johnny Lever on Guru Purnima. He wrote, “Happy Guru Purnima to the people who have shaped my art and career. Thank you for existing. Forever grateful.”

Randeep Hooda is eternally grateful to Naseeruddin Shah. Recalling the time he spent with him at the premiere of Monsoon Wedding, Randeep Hooda wrote, “Enroute to the premier of my 1st movie #MonsoonWedding directed by the great @pagliji at #venicefilmfestival with the then costar #naseeruddinshah @naseeruddin49 Saab..not knowing then what a profound, lasting impact he was to have on me as an actor, like he has had on countless others .. I followed him like a puppy to so many workshops he has been conduction for free for decades and still does in #NSD #FTII @motleyproductions and at various other places .. for the love of it Naseer bhai #GuruPurnima eternally grateful.”

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“कबीरा ते नर अँध है, गुरु को कहते और। हरि रूठे गुरु ठौर है, गुरु रूठे नहीं ठौर॥” ~ गुरुपूर्णिमा के शुभ अवसर पर , चरण स्पर्श ,शत शत नमन , अपने गुरु देव गुरु परम .. परम पूज्य बाबू जी 🙏 poet Kabir says , that individual is blinded if he doth ignore or show no belief in the guru ; for if the Lord be upset, then doth the Guru give solace , but when the Guru be upset then there be no comforting solace, no other path .. कबीरदास जी ने सत्य ही कहा है कि यदि परमात्मा रूठ जाए तो गुरु का आश्रय रहता है परंतु गुरु के उपरांत कोई ठौर नहीं रहता। गुरु के बिना ज्ञान नही – ज्ञान के बिना संस्कृति नही꫰ without the guru , there be no knowledge ; without knowledge there be no sacrament ; संस्कृति के बिना संस्कार नही – संस्कार के बिना आचरण नही꫰ without sacrament there be no culture ; without culture there be no conduct ; आचरण के बिना आदर नही -आदर के बिना मनुष्यता नही꫰ without conduct there be no respect ; without respect there be no humanness ; greetings on guru purnima .. my deference on the feet of my guru .. गुरु पूर्णिमा के शुभ अवसर पर सबको हार्दिक शुभकामनाएं !!! आज गुरु पूर्णिमा पर मेरे गुरु जी के चरणों में भी कोटि-कोटि नमन।🌹🌹🙏🏽

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Enroute to the premier of my 1st movie #MonsoonWedding directed by the great @pagliji at #venicefilmfestival with the then costar #naseeruddinshah @naseeruddin49 Saab..not knowing then what a profound, lasting impact he was to have on me as an actor, like he has had on countless others .. I followed him like a puppy to so many workshops he has been conducting for free for decades and still does in #NSD #FTII @motleyproductions and at various other places .. for the love of it Naseer bhai #GuruPurnima eternally grateful🙏🏽 pic courtesy @dabasparvin . . मेरी पहली मूवी #मोंसूनवेडिंग के वेनिस फ़िल्म फ़ेस्टिवल में हुए प्रेमियर को जाते हुए मेरे उस वक्त के को स्टार #नसीरुद्दीनशाह साब के साथ ।। इस फ़ोटो के वक्त मुझे कोई अंदाज़ा नहीं था की आगे चल कर इनका एक कलाकार के तौर पर मेरे ऊपर कितना गहरा और लम्बा असर होने वाला है, ठीक वैसा ही जैसा अनेक और कलाकारों पर हुआ है। दशकों से मुफ़्त में अपना ज्ञान, प्यार और ऊर्जा बाँट रहे मेरे गुरु को #गुरुपूर्णिमा पर तहे दिल शुक्रिया 🙏🏽🤗

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“Thank you to all the gurus in my life.. what I have achieved today is only because of your teachings, guidance, support and blessings,” Shantanu Maheshwari tweeted.

Sanjay Dutt paid tribute to his parents. Calling them his first teachers, Dutt wrote, “Even though my parents are not here with me today, but their blessings and teachings will always remain with me. They have been my very first teachers, guiding my every step in life. #HappyGuruPurnima to all.”

Rohit Roy wished Amitabh Bachchan and Ronit Roy on Guru Purnima.

Remembering Barry John, Manoj Bajpayee wrote, “On the occasion of #gurupurnima I remember my teacher #barryjohn whose teachings and guidance gave me a direction and journey which proved to be so fulfilling !!! Complete surrender to ones guru and his teachings is the only way to experience the answers to all the questions!”

“I believe, more than being religious, I’m spiritually inclined. My Guru, My Sai, shows me the way and direction…
When you have Faith, or follow a guru, you must do so implicitly and have belief in his vision… whether it’s a living Guru or God/Universe. Faith is the bedrock of success or satisfaction. This Guru Purnima, look inward and keep unwavering faith, that it’s all happening for the best… and only the BEST will unfold
As Sai says, Shraddha aur Saboori (Faith and Patience)
Happy Gurupurnima to all,” Shilpa Shetty Kundra posted on Instagram.

Namrata Shirodkar paid “respect to my Guru Sai.”

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