This year, celebs wished their fans a “good healthier” amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic crisis and spread good cheer by sending their “love and light” to dispel the darkness in these trying times.
Urging people to maintain social distancing and wear masks – while celebrating the festival, Ajay Devgn extended warm wishes on the festival. He wrote, “Dussehra is a festival when good always triumphs over Evil. Let’s all maintain social distance, wear masks and defeat the common evil #HappyDussehra.”
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— Ajay Devgn (@ajaydevgn) 1603599690000
Wishing love and happiness, filmmaker Karan Johar shared an Instagram post on a special occasion.
Raveena Tandon too shared a post on Instagram and extended greetings on the festival of Dussehra.
“Wishing you a bright, happy and peaceful Dussehra and a heartfelt Vijayadashami #HappyDussehra,” noted Abhishek Bachchan on Twitter as he extended greetings on the festival of Dussehra and Vijay Dashmi.
Sidharth Malhotra took to Twitter to extend greetings of the festival, and tweeted, “A time for celebration, a time for victory of good over evil, a time when we believe in the power of good. #HappyDussehra”
Wishing a positive and calm year ahead, actor Kajol shared a clip from her film ‘Tanhaji’ and extended wishes of the festival. She tweeted, “Let’s all burn our judgments and negativity this Dussehra. Wishing you a positive and calm year ahead. #HappyDussehra.”
Let’s all burn our judgments and negativity this Dussehra. Wishing you a positive and calm year ahead.… https://t.co/vrgRLb1rAu
— Kajol (@itsKajolD) 1603600210000
“May all evil in your lives burn and you be showered upon with happiness! A very #HappyDussehra to all!” tweeted Nushrat Bharucha as she extended greetings over the occasion.
The 10th day of Sharad Navratri is celebrated as Dussehra or Vijay Dashami. It is celebrated with great joy and fervour across India by burning the effigies of Ravan in open fields to symbolise the victory of ‘good’ over ‘evil’.
This year the festival spirit has been dampened by the COVID-19 which have spread all over the world.