Independence Day 2022: Sushmita Sen honours motherland; Deepika Padukone, Alia Bhatt display Indian flag on social media

Updated on Aug 15, 2022 11:01 AM IST

Independence Day 2022: India marks its 75 years of Independence today, August 15. From Sushmita Sen, Salman Khan, Deepika Padukone, Alia Bhatt and more, here's how stars are ringing in Independence Day 2022 at their homes.

Independence Day 2022: Sushmita Sen honours motherland; Deepika Padukone, Alia Bhatt display Indian flag on social media (Instagram)
Independence Day 2022: Sushmita Sen honours motherland; Deepika Padukone, Alia Bhatt display Indian flag on social media (Instagram)

Independence Day 2022: India is celebrating 75 years of its Independence today, August 15. People mark this day by singing patriotic songs, cultural parades get organised around the country, and the Prime Minister addresses the nation from the Red Fort. This year is extra special because the government has kickstarted the 'Har Ghar Tiranga' initiative. Amid this, many stars brought home the Indian tricolour and displayed it in front of their homes, including Shah Rukh Khan, Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor, Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone, Kareena Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan, Salman Khan, Sanjay Dutt, Sidharth Malhotra, Akshay Kumar, and many more.

Today, Bollywood celebrities also took to social media to wish their followers Happy Independence Day and pay their respect to the motherland. Former Miss Universe Sushmita Sen posted a picture of the Indian tricolour on her Instagram page and wrote, "Happy 75th Independence Day to our Motherland India! I rise in respect and kneel in her honour. #India #motherland #love #pride #freedom #glory #jaihind." (Also Read: Happy Independence Day 2022: Best wishes, quotes, images and messages to share on August 15)

Preity Zinta dropped a selfie with the Tricolour on her Instagram page and wrote, "Happy Independence Day to my fellow Indians all over the world from the three of us #75years of independence #harghartiranga #Jaihind."

Malaika Arora and Karan Johar marked the important day by wishing their fans Happy Independence Day. They also added that their heart swells with pride marking 75 years of Independence. While Malaika wrote, "My heart swells with pride as I say…HAPPY 75TH INDEPENDENCE DAY INDIA…JAI HIND," Karan captioned his post, "My heart swells with pride as I say…HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY INDIA! May we continue to soar as a nation together - hand in hand and shoulder to shoulder. Jai hind."

Shah Rukh Khan, Gauri Khan and their kids hoisted the Indian national flag at their home to celebrate Independence Day. The Bollywood superstar posted a video on his Instagram page and wrote, "Teaching the young ones at home the essence and sacrifice of our Freedom Fighters for our country India, will still take a few more sittings. But getting the flag hoisted by the little one made us all FEEL the pride, love and happiness instantly."

Neetu Kapoor marked the special occasion by posting a picture of her daughter, Riddhima Kapoor, holding the national flag on their balcony and captioned it, "75 Years of INDIAN INDEPENDENCE Jai Hind #proudtobeindian." Check out her post below.

Neha Dhupia and Rakul Preet Singh had their own special ways to honour the day. While Neha dropped a photo of her kids looking up to the Indian national flag, Rakul posted a throwback click of herself holding the Tricolour.

Salman Khan celebrated Independence Day by posting a picture of himself holding the Indian tricolour. He captioned the post, "Wishing everyone a very happy 75th Independence Day.. Jai Hind."

Actor Esha Gupta promoted the Har Ghar Tiranga campaign by posting a video of herself holding the Indian national flag as AR Rahman's Maa Tujhe Salaam plays in the background. "Main rahun na rahun, Bharat yeh rehna chahiye (Whether I live or not, India should remain forever) #harghartiranga," she captioned the post.

Check out Urvashi Rautela's post below.

Meanwhile, many celebrities also changed their social media display picture to the Indian tricolour. Karan Johar, Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone, Salman Khan, Alia Bhatt, Sara Ali Khan, Shilpa Shetty, designer Manish Malhotra, and a few more celebrities participated in this activity.

How are you celebrating India's Independence Day?

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