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

IANS  Mumbai, March 23, 2014
First Published: 16:30 IST(23/3/2014) | Last Updated: 16:42 IST(23/3/2014)

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 on Sunday.

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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. 

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