As India celebrates 75 years of independence on Monday, celebrities have expressed their wishes on this occasion. On Instagram, actor Anushka Sharma posted a photo of herself and her cricketer husband Virat Kohlic. The couple smiled as they posed for the photo. (Read also | Independence Day 2022: How films like RRR, Gorkha mark the return of ‘loud’ patriotism in Indian cinema)
In the photo, Anushka was wearing white ethnic clothes while Virat opted for a gray T-shirt. Behind them was the national flag. Anushka captioned the post, “Celebrating 75 years of our independence. Wishing all Indians around the world a very #HappyIndependenceDay! Jai Hind #HarGharTiranga.”
Actor Priyanka Chopra also posted a video on Instagram wishing her fans on independence Day 2022. The clip featured a front-page photo of The Hindustan Times newspaper after India’s independence and the national flag at the Red Fort. Musician AR Rahman’s Maa Tujhe Salaam played in the background. She wrote: “Celebrating 75 years of freedom…Happy Independence Day.”
go to Instagram, Akshay Kumara posted a close-up black and white photo of himself holding a national flag and smiling. He wrote in both Hindi and English: “Swatantrata ki kimat itne balidaan dekar jaani hai (The value of freedom became known after many sacrifices). Let us always cherish this freedom. Happy #IndependenceDay. #Indiaat75.”
Preity Zinta also shared a selfie with the national flag, as she wished her fans on the occasion. She also gave a glimpse of her children – Jai and Gia. The actor captioned her message: “Happy Independence Day to my fellow Indians around the world of the three of us #75 years of independence #harghartiranga #Jaihind #ting.”
Actor Yash shared a photo with his wife and children holding the national flags. He wrote in Kannada and English: “Let the tricolor flag of India spread all over the world. Every Indian proudly says ‘Jai Hind’. Happy 76th Independence Amrit Mahotsav to all. The unparalleled pride of watching our Tiranga – the embodiment of courage, truth and progress – Soar High. Wishing all my fellow Indians a happy 76th Independence Day.”
Sonali Bendre, who is currently in Atlanta, Georgia, shared a photo of herself in ethnic attire holding the national flag and smiling. She was surrounded by several people in the photo. The actor captioned the post: “Name a little home in Atlanta… #HappyIndependenceDay.”
Salman Khan shared a photo of him waving the national flag and wrote: “Happy 75th Independence Day to everyone. Jai Hind.” Many other celebrities including Shraddha Kapoor, Ajay Devgn and Kartik Aaryan also wished fans on the special occasion.