Baisakhi, Poila Baisakh, Bihu, Vishu...are all the same festival but with different names. Sikhs call it Baisakhi, harvest festival which marks the ripening of rabi crops in Punjab region. For Bengalis, it is Poila Baisakh while Assamese call it Bihu. Malayalis and Tuluvas observe the day as Vishu. One thing which is common with all of them is, their meaning which marks the beginning of their New Year. People from different regions of the country, welcome the month of Baisakh from the Hindu calendar with great joy and fun.
We have compiled a list of wishes and greetings from Television celebs who are celebrating the special day. Have a look at their posts below :
Kaisi Yeh Yaarian fame Niti Taylor shared a picture of her, wearing a traditional Bengali saree. She wrote, "Subho Noboborsho. Happy Bengali New Year to you and your family"
Erica too took to her Instagram, to wish her fans directly from her set. She wrote, "Wishing you all a year full of sweet memories , happiness and success. Shubho nobo borsho! #happynewyear #ejf P.S :- (me in the pic) wish kar diya ab rasgulla do?!?."
She is currently seen in Kasautii Zindagii Kay 2 which is set in Kolkata and features a Bengali family.
Saath Nibhana Saathiya fame Devoleena who herself is an Assamese, shared a message on her Instagram as she celebrates Bihu. She is also seen wearing a beautiful Mekhala Chador (Assamese Saree) in her picture.
Erica Fernandes's onscreen sister-in-law, Pooja Banerjee too sent her wishes for Poila Baisakh.
The gorgeous bong Sayantani Ghosh posted on her Instagram, wishing everyone for Poila Baisakh.
Happy New Year readers!