Sachin Tendulkar, Indian cricket team legend, brought joy to a billion Indians with his legendary knocks and painted the country blue. On Monday, as the nation celebrated Holi, the festival of colour, the maestro joined in the celebration but made a small request to fans.
“May this #Holi add more colours to your life. Have a happy & safe Holi! Also, a small request to save water :),” Sachin wrote on his Twitter account.
However, another Indian cricket great Virender Sehwag said he was celebrating a no holds barred Holi. “Playing Holi Jamkar ! May the festival of colours spread joy, peace,happiness,wealth, and celebration in your life. #HappyHoli!,” he wrote on social media.
Virat Kohli, who along with the Indian cricket team was travelling to Ranchi on Holi, had a special message for fans.
Happy Holi everybody. Have a great day today 🙏🏼😇. Please make sure no harm is done to the animals on the streets. God Bless all. pic.twitter.com/3a3NbUib0a— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) March 13, 2017
Rohit Sharma, Irfan Pathan and Mohammad Kaif also wished fans on Holi.
Let the colour of Holi spread the message of peace and happiness.Be safe & remember of not wasting water & being careful of our 🐕 #HappyHoli— Rohit Sharma (@ImRo45) March 13, 2017
Let the colours of Holi spread the message of Peace and Happiness.— Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) March 12, 2017
Happy Holi ! pic.twitter.com/7jmXhyIqzV
Wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt, 2012 Olympics bronze medallist, tweeted pictures of Barsana, a place in Mathura, where Holi is celebrated in a big way.
Sushil Kumar, double Olympics medallist, too wished fans on Holi.
Wishing all a very Happy Holi. May the festival of colors brings more joy to you and your family. #HappyHoli— Sushil Kumar (@WrestlerSushil) March 13, 2017