On Monday August 7, the nation celebrated the auspicious day of Raksha Bandhan- a day that celebrates the beautiful bond between a brother and a sister. Just like all siblings, Bollywood celebrities shared their special moments with some warm and fuzzy photographs and lovely messages for their siblings on social media.
Hrithik Roshan began his Monday morning with his older sister Sunaina, his cousin sister and his ex-wife Sussanne Khan’s sister Farah Khan Ali. He shared a collage of photos and captioned it, “To my dear sisters, a brothers solemn promise to always be there for you even when you don’t miss us 🙂 cause we love you too much. Happy Rakshabandhan to all.”
Parineeti Chopra has two younger siblings, Sahaj Chopra and Shivang Chopra, who often spend time with her whenever she is not working. On Monday, Parineeti shared a cute selfie with her brothers with a lovely message for them. Parineeti Chopra wrote, “Dear Sahaj and Shivang, I don’t know when the both of you grew up. Weren’t you tiny babies in my arms just yesterday? I don’t know when it changed from me taking care of you to you taking care of me. I don’t know when you became my friends. I will never know, and I don’t need to. I just know one thing – that my life is nothing without both of you. I thank god everyday that he gave me 2 perfect, kind gentlemen as brothers, who will never break my heart. I am amazed at how you live your lives and you inspire me to better mine. There will come a day when I get married and have kids of my own with another man, but you will always be my first loves. Happy Rakhi Harami’s !! Now send me gifts @thisissahajchopra @shivangchopra99.”
Ranveer Singh, who is very close to his older sister Ritika Singh, shared a throwback photograph from their childhood days. In this cutesy photo, toddler Ranveer Singh is delighted to receive gifts from his sister. He simply captioned it, “Didi #rakhi #throwback.”
4.Arjun Kapoor and Anshula Kapoor:
Arjun Kapoor and his little sister Anshula Kapoor have always been sibling goals. The actor always makes sure spend as much time as possible with his sister when he is not working.
On Raksha Bandhan day, Arjun Kapoor and Anshula Kapoor celebrated the day at uncle Sanjay Kapoor’s house with their other cousins. While they posed for the cameras post the celebrations, Arjun also had a special message for his sister.
Sharing a throwback photo from their childhood days, Arjun wrote, “Raksha Bandhan the day we promise to protect our sister I thought about it a lot and honestly for me it’s the other way around my sister protects me takes care of me and allows me to be the person that I am…I can never thank her enough for it but I can always hover and watch over her just like in this picture and make sure I’m there right there when she needs me…love u @anshulakapoor thank u for being the person u are…”
5.Shraddha Kapoor and Siddhanth Kapoor:
Shraddha Kapoor and Siddhanth Kapoor, who are currently promoting their upcoming film Haseena Parkar, celebrated the day the together with a cute selfie. Siddhant wished her and wrote, “Happy Rakhi Behna. #rakshabandan.”
Although Priyanka Chopra could not be in Mumbai to celebrate the day, she made sure her brother Siddharth Chopra felt special. Her cousin Mannara Chopra tied the rakhi on Priyanka’s behalf. Priyanka Chopra shared the picture with a message that read, “Happy Raksha bandhan to all the siblings celebrating today. I couldn’t be in mumbai so @memannara tying the Rakhi on my behalf @Iamsidchopra.”
Dia Mirza also celebrated the day and looked beautiful in a saree. She shared a candid moment and captioned it, “Bonded by love, respect and trust forever. #Bhaiya #RakshaBandhan.”
8.Bipasha Basu and Rocky S:
Bipasha Basu and Rocky S may not be blood-related but they are more than just friends. Bipasha has always considered him as a brother and tied him rakhi on every Raksha Bandhan. On this day, she shared a candid photo and wrote, “Lucky are the girls who are blessed with amazing brothers. I am too. @rockystarofficial you are my friend, my true brother, my rock – forever. Thank you for loving me and protecting me from everything always. I would not be this strong girl I am today…without you. I love you lots. Happy Rakhi to All.”
On this day, Abhishek Bachchan once again took charge to share a childhood photograph with a message that read, “I’m pretty sure she still thinks I’m that same size and age…. But am also sure that she will always be there for me, as I will for her. #happyrakhi Shwetdi. Love you. P.S. I have 3 other sisters who do the same, but they will kill me if I post childhood photos of them. Actually, now that I think of it my sister is going to have the same reaction!! Remember girls it’s RAKSHAbandhan.”
10.Farhan Akhtar and Zoya Akhtar:
The filmmaker duo, Farhan Akhtar and Zoya Akhtar, do share a special bond. They have collaborated on several movies and been on each other’s side, always. Celebrating the day, Farhan Akhtar shared a throwback photograph from their childhood days with a special message for Zoya Akhtar that read as, “To someone who’s protected me all my life .. Zo, you’re a superstar. Love you. #siblingday #unbreakablebond.”
Arjun Rampal also shared a lovely moment as his sister fed him sweets. He wrote, “Ty my darling sister. My duties I promise to fulfil. #happyrakshabandhan.”
Kangna Ranaut was a happy sister as she celebrated the day with her brother Akshit Ranaut. She looked pretty in a saree as she posed with her brother.
Just like every year, Kriti Sanon celebrated the day with younger sister Nupur Sanon. Post tying rakhis, they posed for some goofy selfies. She captioned the photo as, “Happy Rakhi to the cutest, funniest and the most beautiful sister in the whole world!! @nupursanon. From troubling me with millions of questions to telling stories and gossip in the funniest full on dramatic way to hogging momos with me on our movie dates..I love you for everything nups!! Always got your back, baby sis.”
Yami Gautam shared a cutesy photo and wrote, “Happiness with my baby brother…Happy Rakshabandhan #Ojas 🙂 #babybrothergrowntaller.”
Sibling duo Tusshar Kapoor and Ekta Kapoor posed with Tusshar’s son Laksshya Kapoor. Ekta also had a message that read, “Brother/nephew… my wingmen for life! #myboys #rakshabandhan #famjam.”