On the occasion of Janmashtami celebrities took to social media to extend greetings to their fans, giving a glimpse on how they are celebrating Lord Krishna’s birthday. When in lockdown a festival is a welcome distration, bringing with cheer and hope.Bollywood stars like Amitabh Bachchan, Kangana Ranaut, Siddhart Malhotra and Shilpa Shetty among others posted on their Twitter and Instagram handles.
Kangana Ranaut posted a picture of Lord Krishna, calling Lord Krishna the only “fashionista incarnation of God”. She captioned it: “Krishna is the only fashionista incarnation of God… he loved decorating himself with peacock feathers, flowers and yellow silk, he played (the) flute and danced like a celestial being, what to say about Krishna, he is not God he is a doorway to madness.”
Actor Amitabh Bachchan also shared a picture of Lord Krishna on Twitter and extended greetings to his fans.
Shilpa Shetty shared a video from her last year’s Janmashtami celebration at ISKSON temple. She wrote: “are Kṛṣṇa Hare Kṛṣṇa Kṛṣṇa Kṛṣṇa Hare Hare Hare Rāma Hare Rāma Rāma Rāma Hare Hare Last year this day, performing the Krishna Abhishek at @iskcontemple… Janmashtami ki aap sabhi ko dheron shubhkaamnayei.
“May Lord Krishna take away all our worries, give us the strength to face each day with courage, and bless each one of us with happiness, love, & peace on the holy occasion of Krishna Janmashtami.”
Sharing a childhood picture of himself dressed as little Krishna with a flute and headgear, actor Siddharth Malhotra wrote: “Have fun family memories of Delhi related to this festival, however this year let’s all celebrate responsibly. Wishing for love, peace & harmony, #HappyJanmashtami to all. P.S- Clearly my favourite Janmashtami picture.”
Neetu Kapoor shared a sweet memory of Jitendra and her dressed up like Radha and Krishna, performing on the song “Radhe Kahe Tune Murli Churai” from the film “Priyatama”.