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Gurupurab 2019: Amitabh Bachchan, Taapsee Pannu Wish Friends and Fans

A Sikh girl displays traditional martial art skills during a religious procession ahead of the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak in Jammu. (Image: AP)

A Sikh girl displays traditional martial art skills during a religious procession ahead of the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak in Jammu. (Image: AP)

On the auspicious occasion, celebs took to social media to wish their friends, family and fans. Amitabh Bachchan and Taapsee Pannu posted messages on social media.

November 12, 2019 marks the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism and the first of the ten gurus. Guru Nanak Jayanti is also known as Gurupurab or Guruparv, and is celebrated on Karthik Purnima. The day is celebrated to mark the teachings and lessons by Guru Nanak, who laid the foundation of Sikhism.

On the auspicious occasions, celebs took to social media to wish the friends, family and fans and spread the words of Guru Nanak. Bollywood shehenshah Amitabh Bachchan took to Twitter to wish the people on Guruparv. He shared the message, “SatGuru Nanak Pargateya Mitti, Dund Jag Chanan Hoya!”

Taapsee Pannu also posted a wish in Gurumukhi.

Dabangg girl Saonakshi Sinha also took to Twitter to share her prayers.

The well-known Punjabi actors and singers also took to social media to offer their prayers. These included Yo Yo Honey Singh, Kapil Sharma, Diljit Dosanjh, Harshdeep Kaur, Richa Sharma and others.

Diljit Dosanjh released the song Nanak Aadh Jugaadh Jiyo on the auspicious day. He captioned it, “Nanak is the primal beginning, beyond the time and Nanak is present throughout all the Yuggas.”

Actors-turned-politicians Hema Malini and Kirron Kher also wished their fans.