Coming from the land of the festival is Lohri, another awaited celebration which is the recognized as parts of Nort India. The commencement of the New Year brings a slew of the festival which Indians keep looking forward to for the rest of the year.
Primarily considered the festival of Punjabis, Lohri is celebrated with great pomp and show, especially in the north Indian region.
One of the first Hindu festivals of the year, known as the winter harvest festival, Lohri is considered to be the beginning of the new financial year for farmers and is linked with the harvest of rabi crops. It’s a time of the year when people send out best wished to their families and friends.
Bollywood celebrities Amitabh Bachchan, Anupam Kher, and others have wished everyone a year full of “peace”, “happiness” and “prosperity” on the occasion of Lohri, the harvest festival celebrated on January 13 every year with a lot of excitement in north India.
Here’s what the celebrities have tweeted:
Amitabh Bachchan: Greetings and all good wishes for Lohri, Makarsankranti, Pongal Bihu. Time for festivities, dance and laughter, and peace.
T 2531 – Greetings and all good wishes for Lohri, Makarsankranti, Pongal Bihu .. time for festivities , dance and laughter and peace .. !!
लोरी मकरसंक्रांति, पोंगल और बिहु की अनेक अनेक बधाई और शुभकामनएँ pic.twitter.com/ydXuM8btvm
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) January 13, 2018
Anupam Kher: Happy Lohri to all.
ਲੋਹੜੀ ਦੀਆਂ ਲੱਖ ਲੱਖ ਵਧਾਈਆਂ !
आप सभी को लोहड़ी की हार्दिक शुभकामनायें। #HappyLohri to all.:)
— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPKher) January 13, 2018
Hema Malini: Festive season coming up! Pongal, Lohri and Makar Sankranti being the most important ones. Wish you all a very Happy Festival and may God shower his blessings on all of you! It is a harvest festival down south so let’s ‘ray for abundance and plenty too.
Festive season coming up! Pongal & Lohri & Makar Sankranti being the most important ones. Wish u all a very Happy Festival & may God shower his blessings on all of u! It is a harvest festival down south so let’s pray for abundance & plenty too pic.twitter.com/0yyFATGWjf
— Hema Malini (@dreamgirlhema) January 12, 2018
Akshay Kumar: Wishing everyone a Happy Lohri. May the festival bring prosperity, happiness and good health to all.
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) January 13, 2018
Anil Kapoor: May the festival of Lohri bring you all the luck, prosperity, peace and happiness! Happy Lohri.
May the festival of Lohri bring you all the luck, prosperity, peace & happiness! #HappyLohri
— Anil Kapoor (@AnilKapoor) January 13, 2018