India is celebrating the festival of lights, Diwali or Deepavali, on 11 November. It is one of the most important Hindu festivals, celebrated both in and outside the country.
According to the Hindu mythology, this auspicious festival commemorates Lord Rama's return to Ayodhya with Sita and Lakshman after killing Ravana.
The five-day festival of joy and love automatically fills every nook and cranny with light.
Be it online or street shops, markets are full of Diwali offers. It is the time to buy new things for yourself and your loved ones.
From crackers to sweets to diyas, Diwali is a colorful celebration of lights.
To celebrate the auspicious occasion with fans and followers, Bollywood celebs like Salman Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Alia Bhatt, Priyanka Chopra and others wished on social media.
HAPPY DIWALI beautiful people!! Thank you 4 filling my world with ur love. I feel gratitude that I get 2 live dis journey with all of you.
— Hrithik Roshan (@iHrithik) November 10, 2015
T 2054 - Diwali greetings : Diwali Special.... ❇Sanskrit: शुभ दीपावली । सर्वे भवान्तु सुखिनः Shubhah (cont) https://t.co/zyjfOeci6c
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) November 10, 2015
Diwali is a day to be surrounded by who you love.. For all those today with your loved ones and without... Wishing you a very happy diwali.. — PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) November 11, 2015
Bringing in Diwali this year by shooting for #BaarBaarDekho Happy Diwali everyone! love light peace satisfaction to all big love n hug
— Sidharth Malhotra (@S1dharthM) November 10, 2015
— Esha Gupta (@eshagupta2811) November 10, 2015
Have a happy Diwali and pl be kind to people,animals and the environment, everyone doesn't hv toys to distract them. pic.twitter.com/Lin50PJ9qU
— Aditi Rao Hydari (@aditiraohydari) November 10, 2015
Happy Diwali you beautiful bunch!! I hope you're enjoying the day with your friends & family. Love, Light and Happiness to you all ❤️
— Amy Jackson (@iamAmyJackson) November 10, 2015
I can't believe it's Diwali already! 1year has passed by so quickly! Happy Diwali Everyone! ♥️ pic.twitter.com/OcNPouGQiB
— Nargis (@NargisFakhri) November 10, 2015
Guys THANK YOU for this lovely chat.tried answerin as many as I cld.lots of love & gratitude for y'all.Happy Diwali to all!be compassionate — Anushka Sharma (@AnushkaSharma) November 10, 2015
My father has organised a screening for 600 of our friends and family.Our tickets have come ..Have yours? HAPPY DIWALI PREM RATAN DHAN PAYO
— Neil Nitin Mukesh (@NeilNMukesh) November 10, 2015
Happy Diwali to all and their loved ones.
— Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) November 10, 2015
Happy Diwali, may the light shine upon all in everything they do. May there be peace, love and prosperity for everyone. — arjun rampal (@rampalarjun) November 11, 2015