India Wednesday created space history by becoming the first country in the world to enter Mars' orbit in its maiden attempt. Expressing their joy, Bollywood stars say that it is a "historic" moment for all Indians.
India's Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) sped over 650 million km through deep space for over nine months to reach the Red Planet's orbit.
Here is what B-town tweeted:
Amitabh Bachchan: #Mangalyaan..Bharat Mata ki Jai!! Historic! Only country to have succeeded in first attempt, on budget less than Hollywood film! (sic)
Akshay Kumar: Woke up to the great news of #Mangalyaan, the cheapest Mars mission ever! What a great achievement. Congrats @ISRO #ProudIndian
Madhur Bhandarkar: Mangalyaan enters the Mars Orbit. An emotional & proud day for ISRO & all Indians as we have achieved this feat in first attempt! Jai Hind!
Abhishek Kapoor: Mangal mangal..#Mangalyaan.. Massive achievement for #ISRO Jai hind!
Shahid Kapoor: Mangalayan reaches Mars on 1st attempt. Big respect. #proudindian
Riteish Deshmukh: #Mangalyaan Every Indian should be proud of this achievement. Congratulations team @isro.
Nikhil Chinapa: Well done @isro! Now following @MarsOrbiter :)
Kunal Kohli: #ISRO #Mangalyaan #Mars #FirstAttempt #NeahNeahNeahNeahNeah
Sophie Choudry: Woohoo make some "space" ... #Mangalyaan coming through! Congrats @isro @MarsOrbiter ... First attempt successful! So awesome! #proudindian
Virr Das: I love how "Dude! Your MOM went to Mars" is now a legitimate and sensible sentence. Congrats!!!! #isro #Mangalyaan
Ranvir Shorey: Congratulations, @isro, and thank you for making us proud. Wish for more such moments.
Mohit Chauhan: #Mangalyaan... A historic n proud moment for every Indian. Congratulations is a small word... So is Thank you. #ISRO scientists take a bow!