Hindi film celebrities like Rishi Kapoor, Madhur Bhandarkar, Lata Mangeshkar and Riteish Deshmukh on Monday paid tributes to freedom fighters Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev on their death anniversary.
The stars also thanked the revolutionaries for sacrificing their lives for the nation, calling them “true heroes then and forever”.
Born in September 1907, Bhagat Singh, one of the most influential revolutionaries of the Indian independence movement, was hanged on March 23, 1931 along with Rajguru and Sukhdev in Lahore.
Here’s what they tweeted about the heroes:
Thank you Bhagat Singh,Sukhdev Rajguru and all others. March 23rd 1931. Jai Ho!
— rishi kapoor (@chintskap) March 23, 2015
Aaj ke din Bharat Mata ke mahan Veer Saput Bhagat Singh ji ,Rajguru ji aur Sukhdev ji Ko Faansi ki saza di (cont) http://t.co/B9Nyon7NjH
— Lata Mangeshkar (@mangeshkarlata) March 23, 2015
Bhagat Singh, Rajguru & Sukhdev will always be my heroes. WE will eternally be indebted to them for their sacrifice. THANK YOU & JAI HO.:)
— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPkher) March 23, 2015
Tribute to the bravehearts Shaheed Bhagat Singh Rajguru and Sukhdev.U still ignite the fire of patriotism in every indians heart.#Jaihind
— Madhur Bhandarkar (@imbhandarkar) March 23, 2015
#ShaheedBhagatSingh was just 23 when he was martyred.. and was a huge inspiration to the youth to fight for India’s freedom. Do we value it?
— Shekhar Kapur (@shekharkapur) March 23, 2015
— Kailash Kher (@Kailashkher) March 23, 2015
Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru. Thanks Sirs. Salute !!!
— Anubhav Sinha (@anubhavsinha) March 23, 2015
Had such fond memories of playing BHAGAT SINGH in my debut film. pic.twitter.com/vQ1Im9LcR2
— sonu sood (@SonuSood) March 23, 2015
Remembering the sacrifices of the valiant Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev Thapar and Shivaram Rajguru.. True heroes then and forever.
— Aftab Shivdasani (@AftabShivdasani) March 23, 2015
— Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) March 23, 2015
Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev n Rajguru.. The legend of the Real Heroes shall always live on.
— Esha Gupta (@eshagupta2811) March 23, 2015
— Sidharth Shukla (@sidharth_shukla) March 23, 2015