New Delhi: The month of April marks the beginning of a New Year for many Indian communities all across the country.
In Maharashtra, the New Year is called Ugadi, for the Sindhi community, it is referred to as Cheti Chand, for Kashmiris, it’s called Navreh and for the Assamese community, it’s named Bohag Bihu.
As India celebrates the New Year together, celebrities took to their social media to spread cheer and joy to the people celebrating.
Here is how celebs wished fans celebrating all over the country:
Actress Pooja Hegde who made her Hindi film debut in ‘Mohenjo Daro’ alongside Hrithik Roshan took to Twitter to wish a “Happy New Year” to all her fans with a short video. She tweeted, “Happy New Year to all Celebrating! From my heart to yours #Ugadi #GudiPadwa #chetichand #Baisakhi”.
— Pooja Hegde (@hegdepooja) April 13, 2021
Similarly, actor Anupam Kher took Twitter to send out a video message on the diverse ways India celebrates the New Year. At the end of the video, he sent out a special wish for his Kashmiri fans in their native dialect. In his Twitter post, he wrote, “Wishing every Indian, in India or abroad for their respective festivals today. May God almighty bless you with love, happiness, peace, long and healthy life. A special message for my fellow #Kashmiris in Kashmiri language for #Navreh. Jai Ho!”
Wishing every Indian, in India or abroad for their respective festivals today. May God almighty bless you with love, happiness, peace, long and healthy life. A special message for my fellow #Kashmiris in Kashmiri language for #Navreh. Jai Ho! pic.twitter.com/VwMqXzXJiV
— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPKher) April 13, 2021
Telugu actor Prabhas wished all his fans on the New Year and wrote about love as the common factor in all the festivals. He also took this opportunity to unveil the new poster of his upcoming film ‘Radhe Shyam’ which quickly went viral all over the internet.
— Prabhas (@PrabhasRaju) April 13, 2021
The ‘Singham’ actor Ajay Devgn also took to Twitter to wish his followers a happy new year along with an
unseen poster for his Telugu period action drama upcoming film, ‘RRR’.
In the tweet, he wrote, “My best wishes to all who are celebrating #GudiPadwa, #Baisakhi and #Ugadi.”
My best wishes to all who are celebrating #GudiPadwa, #Baisakhi and #Ugadi.@ssrajamouli @tarak9999 @AlwaysRamCharan @aliaa08 @RRRMovie @DVVMovies @PenMovies @LycaProductions#ఉగాది#ಯುಗಾದಿ #नवसंवत्सर #தமிழ்ப்புத்தாண்டு #വിഷു #ਵੈਸਾਖੀ #RRRMovie pic.twitter.com/rZLumNZ7eH
— Ajay Devgn (@ajaydevgn) April 13, 2021
The ‘Dilwale’ actress Kajol Devgn shared her New Year’s wishes and her beautiful look for the day. Have a look at her traditional look for Gudi Padwa:
— Kajol (@itsKajolD) April 13, 2021
Bollywood’s Khiladi Akshay Kumar, who recently returned back home from the hospital after testing positive for COVID-19, shared his warm wishes for Gudi Padwa, Samvatsar Padvo, Yugadi, Ugadi, Cheti Chand, Navreh, Baisakhi, Naba Barsha, Bihu, Vishu, Puthandu, Cheiraoba, Pana Sankranti.
नव संवत्सर —विक्रम संवत् 2078 की हार्दिक शुभकामनाएं
My best wishes to every one for “Nav samvatsar- Vikram Samvat 2078”
Happy Gudi Padwa, Samvatsar Padvo, Yugadi, Ugadi, Cheti Chand, Navreh, Baisakhi, Naba Barsha, Bihu, Vishu, Puthandu, Cheiraoba, Pana Sankranti to all
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) April 13, 2021
The younger brother of actor Surya and Tamil actor, Karthi took to Twitter to send warm wishes to his dear fans. He shared a poster of his upcoming film ‘Sulthan’ co-starring Rashmika Mandanna.
— Actor Karthi (@Karthi_Offl) April 13, 2021
The ‘Queen’ actress Kangana Ranaut shared her personal connection to the festival of Gudi Padwa and Navratri recounting the time when she left home and her mother gave her a picture of Goddess Durga. She also shared her outfit for the festival.
Wishing everyone happy #GudiPadwa #navratri #NewYear. This little devi picture that I am holding mother gave me when I left home, lost a lot but this stayed with me, I believe she looked after me,Navratris if you don’t know what to do, worship your mother and take her blessings. pic.twitter.com/HfadDOOTSy
— Kangana Ranaut (@KanganaTeam) April 13, 2021
Director Karan Johar took to Twitter to spread festival cheer, he wrote, “On this auspicious day I pray for everyone’s good Heath…. peace of mind and prosperity…. big love always ….”.
On this auspicious day I pray for everyone’s good Heath…. peace of mind and prosperity…. big love always …. pic.twitter.com/AdR3Qw8Iq4
— Karan Johar (@karanjohar) April 13, 2021
Veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan also spread the joyful message of the New Year on his Twitter handle. Here’s what he wrote:
T 3873 – What a Blessed Day.
Gudi padva on April 13 2021
Baisakhi on April 13, 2021
First Navratra on April 13, 2021
Ugadi on April 13, 2021
Ramzan on April 13, 2021.
_Blessings of Waheguru, Mata Rani, Ganesh, Brahma and Allah on the same day.
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) April 13, 2021
Tamil actress Hansika Motwani also took to social media to share her festival wishes and a motivational message on getting through the pandemic. She tweeted, “In diversity let us find our strength of togetherness and triumph over the pandemic. May this new beginning be the dawn of a happy, healthy, and safe new year. #Ugadi #Vishu #Baisakhi #GudiPadwa”
— Hansika (@ihansika) April 13, 2021
Although they all celebrate the arrival of a New Year, each festival is celebrated in its unique style with distinctive traditions which is the beauty of diversity.
We wish our readers a very happy Gudi Padwa, Cheti Chand, Navreh and Bohang Bihu!