Teachers' Day is celebrated on 5 September every year. On this day, people can express their gratitude towards all their teachers and mentors for helping shape their character and career.

Teachers' Day is observed on the birth anniversary of Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan.

Many politicians and celebrities took to social media to wish and thank their gurus on the special day.

Indian politicians like Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah, Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel, Indian shooter and politician Rajyavardhan Rathore, Minister of Power & Energy Piyush Goyal along with celebrities like music maestro AR Rahman, actors Khushbu Sunder, Sivakarthikeyan, Hansika Motwani, Meghna Raj and others wished their teachers and mentors via social media on Saturday.

Check out the celebrity tweets below:

President of India

Teachers' Day is a special occasion to honour our teachers #PresidentMukherjee

Narendra Modi

Greetings & salutations to the teaching community on Teachers' Day. My tributes to the great scholar & teacher Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan.

Rajyavardhan Rathore 

My deepest regards to all my teachers who made me whatever I am today.. #TeachersDay

Indian shooter and politician

Best wishes to all the teachers on this Teachers' Day. They are an eternal source of knowledge and inspiration.

Anil Kumble ‏

Being one is the highest privilege, having one is the best blessing. Happy Teachers Day

DD Neelakandan

Thanx 2all my teachers who hav taught me d most important values in life.forevergrateful hapy teachers day. #imblesed

Khushbu Sundar ‏

Mata, Pita, Guru, Deivam..to me it's Mata n Guru..i stand tall with conviction n confidence is due to them..HAPPY TEACHERS DAY.

Sivakarthikeyan ‏

To All The Noble hearts Who Taught me Values and Made me a Better Person,Happy Teachers' Day

CM of Karnataka

On Teachers Day, I wish all teachers the very best as you prepare the next generation of India. #TeachersDay

Amit Shah

On #TeachersDay i salute all the teachers engaged in empowering the nation through their knowledge & commitment.


Happy teachers day .... ❤️❤️

Teachers day n shooting in school. also playing a teacher for the first time. Loving the vibe, love kids


Salaams to all my Teachers... in music, love, poetry, silence, spirituality, attitude passion and life... Happy Teachers' Day

Arun Jaitley

On Teachers' Day today, let us remember Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan ji & pay respect to our teachers who impart values & knowledge to us.

Arvind Kejriwal

Happy Teachers day and Happy Janmashtami

Anandiben Patel

Being a teacher, I understand role of teachers in moulding young minds. On #TeachersDay, my gratitude to them for shaping future of India.

Shabana Azmi

On Teachers Day i wish to thank LIFE for being the greatest teacher. Good Bad Ugly -it teaches you that everything is Here and Now

Kenny Sebastian

To all my teachers who cared for me like I was the only student in class.

That attention was invaluable.

Happy teachers day!

Meghana Raj ‏

Happy teachers day 2 al who helped in moulding de lives of many in a postive way!

Srabanti ‏

Happy Teachers day to alllll..respect all the teachers...☺☺