Dussehra festival celebrations
An effigy of 10-headed demon king Ravana is burnt during the Dussehra festival celebrations in Ahmedabad.Reuters

The entire nation is in a celebratory mood as Dussehra has arrived. This year, Dussehra is being celebrated on 22 October.

The festival is also known as Vijaya Dashami, Dasara or Dashain in different places and marks the victory of good over evil. Effigies of the ten-headed king Ravana are burnt to mark the day. 

In this festive occasion, many Bollywood celebrities too hoped for love, happiness, peace and prosperity across the world and wished the nation to choose good over evil.

B-town stars, including Amitabh Bachchan, Arjun Rampal and others took to micro-blogging site Twitter to wish fans and family on this special occasion.

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