Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) On Basant Panchami, the first day of spring, celebrities from Hindi film industry like melody queen Lata Mangeshkar, actor Anupam Kher and singer Shreya Ghoshal took to Twitter Saturday to wish their family and fans.
On Basant Panchami, Saraswati Puja is celebrated with traditional fervour as people worship idols of the goddess.
Here's what the stars tweeted about the festival and the deity of knowledge, learning and music:
Lata Mangeshkar: My greeting for Basant Panchami and Saraswati Puja to all. Saraswati is the goddess of music and it is because of her blessings that I'm devoted to music, it's my privilege. I'm sharing goddess Saraswati's painting, made by my sister Usha and a link for Saraswati Vandana.
Abhishek Bachchan: And as per the Hindu calendar, it's my birthday too. Was born on Basant Panchami. So Happy Birthday to me too.
Shreya Ghoshal: Today is Saraswati Puja:) May the Goddess bless us with intellect, art, music, wisdom and goodness:)
Shaan: Basant Utsav ke Shubhkaamnayein!!! Shubho Saraswati Pujo !!:))
Anubhav Sinha: The first day of Ritu Basant (Spring Festival). Celebrates Kamdev and his wife Rati. Day to worship Goddess Saraswati. Happy Vasant Panchami