Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) A string of Bollywood celebrities, including Farhan Akhtar, Nandita Das and Oscar winner A.R. Rahman on the occasion of International Women’s Day on Tuesday wished for a world free of bias against women.
International Women’s Day, which is observed globally on the eighth day in the month of March every year, is a day when women are recognised for their achievements.
Here’s what celebs had to say on this occasion:
Farhan Akhtar: On this Women’s Day, let’s deepen our resolve to create a world in which all women can live with equality, freedom and dignity.
Boman Irani: Women can do what men can do, But men just can’t do what women do…they should try, will make them stronger. International Women’s Day.
Nandita Das: Happy Women’s Day! Not as a tokenism, but as a pledge, as a dream waiting to be realised for a more equal and compassionate world.
A.R. Rahman: Love and respect to all the women who made my life beautiful and bearable… Happy Women’s Day!
Lara Dutta Bhupathi: Happy Women’s Day my fierce, strong, loving, multitasking, self sacrificing, hard working fellow sisters! who run the world.
R. Madhavan: Wish you all a very very Happy Women’s Day my ladies.
Arjun Kapoor: Happy women’s day… to all you amazing women out there.
Rannvijay Singha: Happy Women’s Day!! Inspiring women in my life.. priankasingha.
Shilpa Shetty: Happy Women’s Day Tweetos, don’t forget to watch bestdealtv at 10 am for “SPARKLE” my new line of saris. Coz we are all meant to sparkle.
Divya Dutta: Here’s wishing all you lovely ladies a very Happy Women’s Day. It’s time we don’t need a day to celebrate ourselves. Let it be constant celebration.
Riteish Deshmukh: The world is a better place thanks to women. Happy Women’s Day.
Neha Dhupia: Happy Women’s Day to all the women out there. As for the men feel blessed you have them and tell them how much you love, cherish and respect them!
Tisca Chopra: I don’t want women’s day. Or month. Or year. I’ll take the century. Thank you. International Women’s Day, Century Of Women, Have It All.
Esha Gupta: Happy International Woman’s day. Let’s join hands and not bitch about each other. Girls, we need each other.
Shirish Kunder: On International Women’s Day, let’s take a moment to respect, appreciate, and love our National Women as well.
Farah Khan: Happy Women’s Day to all the women out there who sacrifice of themselves to cater to the needs of their loved ones.