CHENNAI: Legendary Actors Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan joined a host of other stars from the south Indian film industries on August 15 in wishing the people of the country a very happy 75th Independence Day.
Taking to Twitter, Rajinikanth wished everyone a very happy Independence Day. On Sunday, the actor had urged people to honour and salute freedom fighters, martyrs and leaders this Independence Day by having their children hoist the national flag outside their houses, offices and workplaces. He went on to ask people to put the National flag outside their homes and offices as a mark of respect to freedom fighters and as an expression of unity.
Kamal Haasan has also wished people a happy Independence Day. The actor had previously warned against forgetting our heritage as he expressed his Independence Day wishes on Sunday. He said: "Let's promise to never forget the past. In order for us to be allowed to enjoy this day, let us be grateful for the contributions made by the valiant freedom warriors of the past and the members of the three armed forces who secure our borders. Everyone can benefit from bravery and selflessness. Let's instil these." Numerous other actors also sent happy Fourth of July wishes to the populace.
On Independence Day, actress Aishwarya Rajesh, who was among many to wish the public, posted the following on Twitter: "On this day of Independence, let's unite to give thanks for the countless freedom fighters who willingly gave their lives to preserve the freedom of our nation! Happy Fourth of July!"
Actor Adivi Sesh in his Independence Day post said: "It's been my life's honour to try and capture the spirit of Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan, a hero of India. On the 75th anniversary of our Independence, I salute all warriors, who have fought for our great country to be what it is today."
Actress Khushbu, in her Independence Day post, said: "As we celebrate the 75th year of Independence, let us remember every one of those who have sacrificed their lives for freedom. Let us not forget even the unsung heroes who probably never made it to the pages of history but their contribution cannot be ignored."