The nine-day Navratri festival began Thursday. Bollywood celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Anil Kapoor and Mallika Sherawat are excited and say it is time for revelry.

The celebs took to Twitter to share their thoughts. This is what they tweeted:

Amitabh Bachchan: Happy Navratri ... the shraad period is over and now time to celebrate 9 days of gaiety and dance.

Amitabh Bachchan
Amitabh Bachchan

Anil Kapoor: May this nine nights of Navaratri bring grace, joy and fun. Let the prayers be sung and dandiya be done. Wish you all a Happy Navaratri!!

Mallika Sherawat: Happy Navratri tweethearts:)

Rohit Roy: May maa Dugga protect n bless u all.. Navratri ki shubkamnayen aap sabhi ko..

Sonu Nigam: Navratri ki shubhkaamnaayein... Lots of prayers and auspiciousness…

Sophie Choudry: Happy Navratri to you all! Wish you happiness, health & prosperity! Sing, dance & celebrate! God bless!

Tanishaa Mukerji: Have a wonderful Navratri! May Maa Durga bless us all!