Parents, teachers and those who helped them shape up their careers - on the occasion of Teachers' Day Friday, Bollywood celebrities like Shabana Azmi, Karan Johar and Bipasha Basu have thanked them all for making them the people they are today.
Here's what the celebrities tweeted:
Lata Mangeshkar: Namaskar. Aap sab ko Teachers' Day ki hardik shubhkaamanaayein.
Shabana Azmi: On Teachers' Day I salute all my teachers n esp Prof # Roshan Taneja who taught me Acting at FTII n bcoz of whom I continue 2 learn everyday (sic).
Madhuri Dixit: Happy Teachers' Day to all the teachers around the world. Utmost respect and love for them!!
Karan Johar: I thank my parents for my value system and Aditya Chopra for teaching me everything I know about the movies...#HappyTeacherDay
Madhur Bhandarkar: Happy teachers day to all who helped in inspiring me & helped me in learning the art of living well and were a part of my growth!!
Divya Dutta: To my teachers n to all those who taught me something in life... A very happy teachers day.
Rahul Bose: Hv had all kinds of teachers - stimulating, funny, kind, eccentric, vindictive, petty, disinterested - learnt from all of them. #TeachersDay
Bipasha Basu: Teachers day makes me nostalgic. My fav was my English teacher Patrali Sarkar. They r all so imp in making us who we r today. Thank u teachers.
Ram Kapoor: A very happy teachers day to all you teachers out there. Yours is truly one of the noblest of professions.
Uday Chopra: I'd like to thank all the teachers who had a hand in my learning and a special thanks to my friend and guru @AnupamPkher #TeachersDay
Kunal Kohli: #HappyTeachersDay Yash Chopra, Raj Kapoor, Guru Dutt, Bimal Roy, Vijay Anand, Ramesh Sippy, Manoj Kumar, Raj Khosla, Prakash Mehra and Mahesh Bhatt.
Sophie Choudry: Tku ma for making me who I am, for strength, vision, clarity. Tku Neeraj Kabi for inspiring me. And tku life for being the best #teacher!