On 550th Guru Nanak Jayanti, PM Modi tweets in Punjabi; Big B wishes fans, Mrs Ambani also shares post

Bollywood celebrities and the business leaders share Gurupurab greetings.

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Virat Kohli (left), Tina Ambani (centre) and Amitabh Bachchan (right) sent greetings on the auspicious occasion of Gurupurab.
Gurupurab is being celebrated in India and several parts of the world. Gurudwaras around the world are all decked up for the auspicious occasion and Sikh devotees are joining shabd kirtans and processions in large numbers.

Midst the celebrations, our favourite celebrities from tinsel town and corporate leaders took some time out to send greetings to their fans on this special day.

For starters, Finanace Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman visited Bangla Sahib Gurudwara in Delhi on the occasion of 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji.


The Finance Minister pays her respects.
The Finance Minister pays her respects.

The captain of the Indian cricket team, Virat Kohli, wished his fans a very happy Gurupurab.


The Indian Skipper also posted a video message for his fans on Instagram, sharing season's greetings with them.
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Happy gurpurab to everyone 🙏😇

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The ‘Shahenshah’ of Bollywood, Amitabh Bachchan, who has been recovering from ill health, sent out a tweet wishing everyone on the special day.



Prime Minister Narendra Modi also sent out greetings for the festival in Punjabi. His tweet translates to, “The founder of Sikhism, Kotni-koty extended to everyone from the 550th Prakash Prabhu of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, Guru of the whole humanity. Let us once again pledge to follow the paths, teachings and principles of Baba Nanak, and join others as well.”

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Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar also sent greetings to his fans on the auspicious day.


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Tina Ambani, actress and chairperson of Mumbai-based Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, too, wished her followers a very happy Guru Nanak Jayanti. She shared an image on Twitter with text, “He who has no faith in himself, can never have faith in God”. Ambani captioned the image, “Eternal words of wisdom from Guru”.


Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor posted a collage depicting all the Sikh characters that he had played in the recent years of his career. ‘Lakh lakh wadhaiyan’, he wrote in the caption, as he extended Gurupurab greetings.


Indian cricketer and politician Gautam Gambhir took to Twitter to share a photograph of him bowing down and paying his respects to the Sikh Guru.


Former Punjab Minister, Navjot Singh Sidhu, visited Gurudwara Nanaksar Verka in Amritsar district to offer prayers.


Indian singer Harshdeep Kaur, who is known for her soulful voice and Hindi and Punjabi hits, took to Twitter to thank Waheguru for his blessings. Kaur also shared a recent incident where she was performing in Delhi and was requested by the audience to sing ‘Satguru Nanak Aaye Ne’.


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Comedian Kapil Sharma and his new wife Ginni Chatrath hosted their second reception for the close friends from the industry at the JW Marriott in Juhu, Mumbai.

The evening was decked up with the newly-married couple's signature 'KG' logo.

Many TV actors, B-Town stars, singers and sports personalities attended the party.

Here's a look at the glamorous evening.
Comedian Kapil Sharma and his new wife Ginni Chatrath hosted their second reception for the close friends from the industry at the JW Marriott in Juhu, Mumbai. The evening was decked up with the new..
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The couple dazzled at their second reception as they posed for the shutterbugs.

While Kapil Sharma looked dapper in a classic black, silk bandhgala with resham thread embroidery, the new bride opted for a shimmery lehenga featuring a blend of lotus and bird-motifs.
The couple dazzled at their second reception as they posed for the shutterbugs. While Kapil Sharma looked dapper in a classic black, silk bandhgala with resham thread embroidery, the new bride opted..
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Actress Deepika Padukone turned heads in an amazing shocking-pink, silk saree by Raw Mango with zari border. The 'Piku' star completed her look with gold choker, matching earrings and floral bun.
Actress Deepika Padukone turned heads in an amazing shocking-pink, silk saree by Raw Mango with zari border. The 'Piku' star completed her look with gold choker, matching earrings and floral bun.
Actor Ranveer Singh was the star of the evening as he posed for the shutterbugs.

The 'Padmavaat' star looked dapper in a black bandhgala, and completed his look with a pair of shades.
Actor Ranveer Singh was the star of the evening as he posed for the shutterbugs. The 'Padmavaat' star looked dapper in a black bandhgala, and completed his look with a pair of shades.
Actor Ranveer Singh (left in first pic) arrived arm-in-arm with his new bride Deepika Padukone.

The yesteryear actors Dharmendra (left in second pic) and Jitendra (right in second pic) posed for the shutterbugs in black tailored suits.
Actor Ranveer Singh (left in first pic) arrived arm-in-arm with his new bride Deepika Padukone. The yesteryear actors Dharmendra (left in second pic) and Jitendra (right in second pic) posed for the..
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Badminton star Saina Nehwal attended the party in a Dolly J outfit. The 28-year-old shuttler wore a white, glittering lehenga, and completed her look with statement jewellery by House of Shikha.
Badminton star Saina Nehwal attended the party in a Dolly J outfit. The 28-year-old shuttler wore a white, glittering lehenga, and completed her look with statement jewellery by House of Shikha.
'Patola' singer Guru Randhawa took to Instagram to share a picture with the newly-weds.

The 27-year-old Punjabi singer looked sharp in a black tailored suit.
'Patola' singer Guru Randhawa took to Instagram to share a picture with the newly-weds. The 27-year-old Punjabi singer looked sharp in a black tailored suit.
First pic: (L-R) TV stars Surbhi Jyoti, Bharti Singh and Shweta Tiwari were seen having a lovely time at the party.

Tiwari also met her old friend Kashmira Shah (right in second pic), and spent the night catching up.
First pic: (L-R) TV stars Surbhi Jyoti, Bharti Singh and Shweta Tiwari were seen having a lovely time at the party. Tiwari also met her old friend Kashmira Shah (right in second pic), and spent the ..
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Former cricketer Harbhajan Singh (right) share a picture with 'Suit' singer Guru Randhawa on Instagram.

The Turbanator opted for a bespoke floral bundi, kurta and breeches by Savoire Men's Couture.
Former cricketer Harbhajan Singh (right) share a picture with 'Suit' singer Guru Randhawa on Instagram. The Turbanator opted for a bespoke floral bundi, kurta and breeches by Savoire Men's Couture.
Singer Sunidhi Chauhan wore a red and mud-colour sharara by Milk Design Shop. She completed her look with earring from Curio Cottage.
Singer Sunidhi Chauhan wore a red and mud-colour sharara by Milk Design Shop. She completed her look with earring from Curio Cottage.


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