As the nation celebrates Dussehra Wednesday, a large number of Bollywood celebrities hope they will be able to defeat evil in their lives, while others simply wish love and happiness to fans, friends and loved ones.
They took to twitter to wish and share their views. This is what they have to say:
Hema Malini: May God bless you with all success on the auspicious occasion of Dussehra and may you be capable of defeating all evils of your life.
Tusshar Kapoor: Happy Dussehra to you all, may good overpower all the evil in our lives too!
Arshad Warsi: Lets conquer our eternal 5 evils - 'Kaam', 'Krodh', 'Lobh', 'Moh', and 'Ahankar' for a better world... Happy Dussehra to you and your family.
Madhuri Dixit: Happy Dussehra everyone!
Bipasha Basu: Shubho Dashami and Happy Dussehra to all!
Manoj Bajpayee: Ravan will burn today (Wednesday) and hopefully all the evils inside us will evaporate in the air.
Madhur Bhandarkar: Goodness always wins over evil. May this festive season bring lots of joy to you and your family - Happy Dussehra.
Dia Mirza: Shubho Bijoy and Happy Dussehra!
Shreyas Talpade: Happy Dussehra everyone. God bless.
Sonu Sood: Happy Dussehra to all... Keep smiling always.
Sanjay Gupta: Happy Dussehra guys. Have a day full of 'masti', food, friends and family. And an evening of crackers. Jao, Raavan jalao!
Vishal Dadlani: Happy Dussehra. Thank you all for making 2012 such a super year.
Divya Dutta: Good morning! Happy Dussehra. All remembering childhood days when we used to make Raavan with 'patakhas' and burn it.