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Bollywood celebrates Independence Day on Twitter

India is proudly celebrating her 65th Independence Day today. With six Olympic medals to our credit, there is an enhancement in the patriotic fervour. All across Twitter, there is a mood of gaiety and celebration. Here is how our Bollywood celebs are wishing I-day.

entertainment Updated: Aug 15, 2012 14:45 IST

India is proudly celebrating her 65th Independence Day today.

In these sixty five years, India has reached out at numerous levels, with the Indian film industry, popularly known as Bollywood, becoming one of the most successful film industries in the world.

Our celebrities are everywhere, from fashion events to charity balls, from Hollywood to the Olympics - our desi celebs dawn their avatars with style and panache.

Let us see what they are tweeting about our Independence Day.

Ajay Devgn @ajaydevgn
Happy Independence Day to all my Fans. Be responsible with ur freedom! Jai Hind!

Bipasha Basu @bipsluvurself
Happy Independence Day!Let us take a moment out to remember the ppl who struggled fearlessly to give us this day.

Mallika Sherawat @MallikaLA
Happy Independence day my lovely tweeple:)

Farhan Akhtar @FarOutAkhtar
Wish you all a happy Independence day. Jai Hind.

Poonam Pandey @iPoonampandey
Happy Independence day to all Indians across the globe! Jai Hind.... Sharing a very old pic for u all... Aisi Aaazaadi aur kahan

Poonam Pandey

The picture shows Poonam Pandey holding the Indian flag, and enjoying her freedom. She is definitely one free girl!

Anupam Kher displays patriotic fervour with his thoughful tweet:

Anupam Kher @AnupamPkher

My parents gave me birth. My country gives me my Identity. Proud to be an INDIAN. Happy Independence Day my fellow Indians. Jai Ho.:)

Lara Dutta Bhupathi @DuttaLara

Happy Independence Day folks!I pray for independence in thought!So that we r informed, mature citizens, not influenced by herd mentality!

Shruti Haasan @shrutihaasan

Happy independence day India I will never lose my faith in u lets redefine freedom every 1of us here's to a brighter safer beautiful India

Shankar Mahadevan @Shankar_Live

Wishing every #Indian at heart all across the #world Happy Independence Day, JAI HIND !!!

The musical trio Shankar, Ehsaan and Loy.

Musician Ehsan Noorani, of the Shankar-Ehsan-Loy trio, has posted the trio's picture with the Indian tricolour in the background.

Sunidhi Chauhan @SunidhiChauhan5

Happy Independence Day to all :)

Dabboo Ratnani @DabbooRatnani

Happy Independence Day !!!

Shobhaa De @DeShobhaa

Happy Birthday,India!!

Lata Mangeshkar @mangeshkarlata

Namaskar. Swatantra Diwas par aap sab ko bahut-bahut shubhkamnayein. Jo shaheed hue hai unki, zara yaad karo qurbani...

Sonakshi Sinha @sonakshisinha

Swatantrata diwas ki shubhkamnaye... from a proud Indian!

Sonakshi Sinha in her tricolour mode!

Sonakshi Sinha tweeted a picture accompanying her tweet.

Rana Daggubati @RanaDaggubati

Happy Independence Day!!

Dia Mirza @deespeak

We were Born Free, we must LIVE FREE of hate,greed,religious intolerance,ignorance,violence. Happy Independence Day! United we are free :)

Our sportsmen are also not behind in wishing the netizens a happy independence day:

Sachin Tendulkar @sachin_rt

The things that count in life are the things that can't be counted! Happy independence day!!

Mary Kom @MaryKomIndia

The most amazing feeling is to represent your country & I am proud I have got the chance. I love India and I am proud being Indian. Jai Hind

Suresh Raina @ImRaina

Independence of thought & of action. Freedom to love, live & let live. That's the Independence to seek now. Happy Independence Day! Jai Hind

Virat Kohli @imVkohli

happy independence day.JAI HIND

Along with celebrities on Twitter, we wish our readers a very happy Independence Day.

First Published: Aug 15, 2012 13:47 IST