Tinsel town stars like Amitabh Bachchan, Rishi Kapoor and Salman Khan opted for virtual route to wish their social family "a happy and safe Diwali" while actors like Akshay Kumar, Anushka Sharma and Varun Dhawan took the opportunity to pass on a message - Ditch the crackers and spread love, laughter and light this Diwali.
Here's what the stars tweeted on the festival of lights:
Rishi Kapoor: As it is not possible to wish all individually so... Happy Diwali and a very prosperous New Year to all.
Shabana Azmi: On this Diwali lets pledge not to gloat over victory but exhibit grace towards those who lost and work with commitment for India's progress.
Amitabh Bachchan: Good wishes on Diwali.
Salman Khan: Aap Sabhi Ko Prem Wali Diwali Mubarak Ho! #HappyDiwali #PRDP.
Karan Johar: Love...laughter and light...happy Diwali...make this year count...
Priyanka Chopra: Diwali is a day to be surrounded by who you love... For all those today with your loved ones and without... Wishing you a very happy Diwali.
Farhan Akhtar: Happy Diwali to all and their loved ones.
Akshay Kumar: Wishing you all across the globe a very Happy Diwali! Go easy on the crackers, have a safe and great one. Love and light always.
Mahesh Bhatt: It's what I wish for you...a life with no regrets. Happy Diwali!
Shahid Kapoor: Happy Diwali to all. Spread Love light and laughter. Life is way too short. Be happy because you can. Spent time with family. Big love.
Kirron Kher: Wishing everyone a happy and safe Diwali.
Anushka Sharma: May the festival of light remove all the darkness this Diwali. Wish you all lots of prosperity and growth in every way. Please be safe and noise free.
Mallika Sherawat: Have a sparkling Diwali tweethearts.
Neil Nitin Mukesh: Happy Diwali.
Vaani Kapoor: Fire Crackers out! Only love light and laughter this Diwali Wish you'll a Happy Diwali.
Anil Kapoor: Spread a little light and share some joy. This Diwali, #GiftAFuture! #HappyDiwali!
Arbaaz Khan: Happy Diwali to all.
Sonam Kapoor: Yeh Diwali Prem, Ratan, Dhan payo!! Wishing you all a very happy holidays.
Vir Das: May the light of the thing with the place of the sky with the dudes and the fire warm the stuff in the happy for the etc. Happy Diwali.
Vidyut Jammwal: #HappyDiwali to my Twitter family!!! Lots of love to you all.
Varun Dhawan: I hope you guys have an amazing Diwali filled with love,joy and forgiveness. Please try and keep the noise down. Happy Diwali.
Madhur Bhandarkar: May the divine light of Diwali spread into your life with peace, prosperity, happiness and good health. Happy Diwali.
Aditi Rao Hydari: Happy Happy Deepavali! Spread lots of love and happiness...please don't spread noise and pollution!
Soha Ali Khan: May the divine light of Diwali spread peace, prosperity, happiness and good health in your lives. Happy Diwali.
Kunal Kohli: However long the banvas (bad times), it can pass with year beliefs and family support. You will return stronger,if you have faith in you #HappyDiwali.
Shraddha Kapoor: Happy Diwali! Wishing you all a cracker-free , love-filled celebration! Keep shining.
Anupam Kher: Happy Diwali to All. May God give you lots of Love, Peace, Prosperity and Happiness.
Kunal Kemmu: HAPPY DIWALI! May the lights always brighten your life with happiness prosperity and love. Have a safe pollution free Diwali.
Alia Bhatt: Happy Diwali lovely people Embrace the light... But also generate your own...and please please be safe and #NoiseFree.
Vivek Oberoi: Wishing you all a very HAPPY DIWALI!!! May the Festival of Lights fill your lives with love, prosperity and happiness always!
Arjun Rampal: Happy Diwali, may the light shine upon all in everything they do. May there be peace, love and prosperity for everyone.
Bhumi Pednekar: Wishing all you lovely people a very happy Diwali..May this year bring you a lot of happiness.
John Abraham: Happy Diwali to all! Lots of love to all of you who have seen me through these 13 years of my career :) i may not reply but I read :)
Bipasha Basu: This Diwali sending you all tons of love and good wishes. Shine Shimmer Sparkle Happy Diwali is a beautiful festival. Celebrate but be conscious about the smoke and noise pollution. Be careful with animals too. Be safe.
Sooraj Pancholi: Happy happy Diwali!
Sonu Sood: Happy Diwali everyone. Have a super safe Diwali.
Athiya Shetty: Happy Diwali!! May this year bring loads of love, light, happiness and an abundance of positivity #Shineon.