Mumbai, March 23 IANS | 5 months ago

Celebrities like Anupam Kher, Sudhir Mishra and Madhur Bhandarkar paid respects to the late Bhagat Singh, Shivaram Hari Rajguru and Sukhdev Thapar - heroes of India's independence struggle - on their 83rd death anniversary Sunday.


The martyrs have been portrayed on the big screen several times. Some of the noted films include "Shaheed-E-Azam" (2002), "Shaheed" (2002), "The Legend of Bhagat Singh" (2002) and "Rang De Basanti" (2006).

Here's what the celebrities tweeted:

Sudhir Mishra: The thing to remember about Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev was that along with the passion, they had an extremely evolved sense of political thought.

Anupam Kher: Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru will always remain my fearless heroes. Hope we learn selflessness towards our nation from them. Salute.

Shekhar Kapur: Shaheed Bhagat Singh fasted 114 days in jail to give Indian prisoners same rights as British. Martyred this day... Hanged. He was 23.

Madhur Bhandarkar: Shadman Chowk in Lahore, the spot where Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev were hanged on March 23, 1931.

Sonu Sood: Salute to Bhagat singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev on their death anniversary. Played Bhagat Singh in my first film. Proud moment.

Mika Singh: Inquilab Zindabad (Long live the revolution). Today (Sunday) is the death anniversary of legendary Bhagat singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru.

Gul Panag: Inquilab Zindabad -- Shaheed-e-Azam Bhagat Singh Sep 28, 1907 to March 23, 1931. You gave your life for Swaraj (self-governance), we commit ours to Swaraj.

Rannvijay Singha: Salute to martyrs of our country Bhagat Singh, Rajguru, Sukhdev. Respect.

Shweta Pandit: The reality that always touched me most through the years for our freedom was of Shaheed Bhagat Singh, Shaheed Rajguru and Shaheed Sukhdev.

(Posted on 23-03-2014)


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