B-Town salutes Bhagat Singh, Rajguru on 83rd death anniversary
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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