Bollywood stars celebrate Raksha Bandhan; See pics

Updated: Aug 27, 2018, 16:34 IST | mid-day online correspondent

Celebs who wished their siblings and also fans on the occasion included Priyanka Chopra, Shah Rukh Khan, Arjun Kapoor, Soha Ali Khan among others.

Bollywood stars celebrate Raksha Bandhan; See pics
Taimur and Inaaya Naumi's picture clicked at their first Raksha Bandhan together

Bollywood celebrities, including megastar Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra, among others wished their siblings and fans on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan.

Shah Rukh took to Twitter and posted a couple of pictures of his daughter Suhana Khan celebrating the festival with her younger brother AbRam. "Raakhi done...with a promise in the family to respect all women. Respect for women will make you inspired, make you tender hearted & morally strong. Happy Raakhi to all ye bros out there...and respect to all sisters," the actor wrote.

Priyanka, who recently got engaged with American singer Nick Jonas, posted a photo with her brother celebrating one of her "favourite festivals". "I've got an army of brothers, and this one (@Iamsidchopra) happens to be the leader of the pack (by default) #HappyRakshaBandhan! It's one of my favourite festivals where the sister ties a sacred thread around the brother's wrist for protection..." the Quantico star wrote on Instagram.

Priyanka's Bajirao Mastani co-star Deepika Padukone also celebrated the festival and shared a throwback photo of her with sister Anisha Padukone on Instagram. "Like always...I promise to love you,protect you and bug you...forever! I love you smallie..." she captioned the photo.

Farhan Akhtar also wished her "boss" sister and filmmaker Zoya Akhtar. "Behna ka kya kehna.. boss #rakshabandhan @zoieakhtar" Farhan wrote on Instagram while sharing their childhood photo.


Behna ka kya kehna.. boss❤ï¸Â #rakshabandhan @zoieakhtar

A post shared by Farhan Akhtar (@faroutakhtar) onAug 25, 2018 at 11:48pm PDT

Sonam Kapoor took to Instagram and shared a picture from her wedding that features all of her brothers, including Arjun Kapoor and Harshvardhan Kapoor. "To my brothers a very very happy Rakhee... I'm so thankful to have all of you in my life.. love you all a lot! And sorry I'm not there today to tie you rakhee.. your favourite sister, Sonam Also @jahaankapoor26 you're the best!" she wrote.

Arjun shared pictures from his family get together for Raksha Bandhan which was attended by Anil Kapoor, Jahnvi Kapoor and Khushi Kapoor, among others.

The actor penned a post for his sister Anshula, where he wrote, "I have a parrot on my shoulder & guess what she's confused by !!! My fashion choices.... ?Ya I'm sorry that yellow Fanny pack is mine & you ain't getting it no matter how hard you stare !!! "@anshulakapoor, happy rakhi to you !!! ?You're lucky you have such an amazingly warm, genuine, funny cool, sorted & fashion forward brother !!! Ya and you're not a shabby sister yourself too (actually you're the best)" he added.

Few more from the Kapoor family's celebrations:

Soha Ali Khan also celebrated the festival with brother Saif and wrote, "The bond one shares with their brother is unique. Sometimes, he understands you better than you do. When you re lost, he always shines a light in the right direction. He gives you the courage to take on the world. Your relationship is unbreakable, just like a diamond. And today, I'm proud that my brother is mine and we are strong together."


Stronger together! #rakshabandhan

A post shared by Soha (@sakpataudi) onAug 26, 2018 at 5:32am PDT


Brothers and sisters ❤ï¸Â#rakshabandhan

A post shared by Soha (@sakpataudi) onAug 26, 2018 at 5:52am PDT


Yo bro 😃❤ï¸Â#rakshabandhan

A post shared by Soha (@sakpataudi) onAug 26, 2018 at 6:01am PDT


Hey you got a little something in your eye - oh wait, it’s my finger !

A post shared by Soha (@sakpataudi) onAug 26, 2018 at 6:56am PDT

Alia Bhatt tied a rakhi to Karan Johar's son Yash. She considers KJo not only a mentor but also a father-figure.

Alia Bhatt and Yash
Alia Bhatt and Yash Johar

Other celebs who wished their siblings and also fans on the occasion included Abhishek Bachchan, Kajol, Sara Ali Khan, Shraddha Kapoor, Kartik Aaryan, Bipasha Basu, Ekta Kapoor, Sunny Deol, Twinkle Khanna and Genelia D Souza.

Also Read: Virat Kohli, Jwala Gutta, Virender Sehwag celebrate Raksha Bandhan

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