Bollywood celebs wish fans Krishna Janmashtami 2016
Bollywood celebs wish fans Krishna Janmashtami 2016IANS

As devotees across the country are celebrating Krishna Janmashtami (Aug.25), which marks the birth of Lord Krishna, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu, Bollywood celebrities have taken out some time out from their busy lives to wish their followers on social media.

Krishna Janmashtami is celebrated annually and rituals vary from place to place. In Maharashtra, Dahi Handi, which is a major event during the festival, is celebrated in a grand manner. Rasa Lila (Raas Leela) is also organised where people perform various dance acts depicting Lord Krishna's life.

Katrina Kaif has posted a video wishing her fans "Happy Krishna Janmashtami." Madhuri Dixit Nene, Emraan Hashmi and others have posted beautiful messages on their Twitter handles.

Here are a few tweets:

Madhuri Dixit Nene: "Wishing everyone a very #HappyJanmashtami . May Lord Krishna bless you with immense love, happiness & success."

Yo Yo Honey Singh: "The mind acts like an enemy for those who do not control it. Happy #Janmashtami @YoYoOxide @RdmMedia"

Huma Qureshi: "As a lil girl I wanted to be Radha or gopis but was always cast as Krishna Happy Janmashtami to everyone .. Miss those childhood plays"

Diana Penty: "A very HAPPY #Janmashtami to all Jai Shri Krishna"

Emraan Hashmi: "Wishing everyone a #HappyJanmashtami !! Spread the love... "

Madhur Bhandarkar: "May Lord Krishna steal all your worries and give you all the love and peace this #Janmashtami #HappyJanmashtami"