New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) On the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti on Friday, tinsel Town celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan and Shabana Azmi spoke of the impact of Father of the Nation, and reiterated some of his words of wisdom.
They took to Twitter to share their views on Gandhi, whose birth anniversary on October 2 is also celebrated as the International Day of Non-Violence all over the world.
Here’s what they had to say:
Amitabh Bachchan: Gandhi Jayanti!! I never did see him, except when his cortege passed by in Allahabad towards Sangam.
Shabana Azmi: ‘Be the change you want to see in the world’ Mahatma Gandhi… He led by example as no other. Respect.
Shekhar Kapur: We call him Mahatma and put him on a mantlepiece. And comfortably separate ourselves from him. Rather than follow his example. #GandhiJayanti.
Anupam Kher: Happy Gandhi Jayanti to the whole World.
Sanjay Gupta: @irrfan_k Happy Gandhi Jayanti.
Anushka Sharma: Happy Gandhi jayanti… His wisdom lingers on.
Mallika Sherawat: “You may never know what results come of your actions but if you do nothing, there will be no results ” Mahatma Gandhi. Happy Gandhi Jayanti.
Aftab Shivdasani: ‘There is no path to peace. Peace is the path.’ – M.K.Gandhi. #GandhiJayanti
Vishal Dadlani: Gandhi Jayanti. A day for India to remind itself that truth, courage and non-violence are stronger than empires of money and power. Jai Hind!
Shruti Haasan: Good morning lovelies! Happy Gandhi Jayanti.
Mandira Bedi: Gandhiji ke janm din par aapko bhi shubhkaamnaayein.