On the occasion of 65th Republic Day, it's time to salute and respect our tri-color national flag. Our tri-color will be unfurled at Rajpath and thus will see the parade by our esteemed Indian Air Force and Navy. Thus to commemorate the success and progress of our country our TV stars salute to our heroes and give away a very patriotic message to the readers.
Here are TV stars sharing their views about Republic Day:
"I am proud to be an Indian. As a kid, I remember being part of the school assembly, seeing the flag being hoisted and singing the National Anthem. I want to wish every Indian a very happy Republic Day! Jai Hind!"
"Different languages, different states, different cities but one vision, one identity and one nation make us all Indians. I am proud to be an Indian!! My message to the entire nation would be to spread love, prosperity, freedom and unity this 26th January and wave the Tiranga in each and every corner of India with pride!! A big salute to the Indian army and the freedom fighters of our country!!"
Shivaji Satam as ACP Pradyuman in CID
"I am proud to be an Indian and will always be until my last breath. Jai Hind! Happy Republic Day to all."
"I feel proud to be an Indian and I just want to thank the soldiers and their families who have supported them inmaking our country a safe place to live."
"We all Indians should understand the importance of freedom and respect our freedom. We all should know our rights as citizens but at the same time it is very important to fulfill our duties too. Happy Republic Day!"
Javed Jaffrey as Judge in Boogie Woogie Kids Championship
"I don't think we have much to celebrate. Today's youth has to become more active and responsible enough to choose the correct leader for the nation."
Ravi Behl as Judge in Boogie Woogie Kids Championship
"I just want to convey my message that everyone should live in peace and unity."
Naved Jaffrey as Judge in Boogie Woogie Kids Championship
"Happy Republic Day to all the Indians. I just want to say that enjoy your freedom but at the same time be aware of your responsibilities as well. Also, don't forget to pay your tributes to our nation's martyrs Jai Hind!"
Archana Puran Singh as Judge of Comedy Circus Ke Mahabali
"This 26th January 2014 is special because there is a change in the air and we can all feel it. May New Delhi be only the beginning to a new and better India. Happy Republic Day!"
Seth Host of Comedy Circus Ke Mahabali :
"I wish all Indians to be more responsible and become better citizens. So that we can say that we are proud to be an Indian. I pray that India in the near future will be free from all sorts of crime and corruption. To make our country a better nation, I urge all the Indians to vote and choose the right leader."
Sargun Mehta Host of Boogie Woogie Kids Championship :
"We should be proud to be Indians and should know our rights and duties. We say Aam Aadmi has the powers, so instead of blaming the government for everything let's use it in the right ways towards the right things."
Dhillon as Sharda in Ek Nayi Pehchaan:
"Republic day is the day when the Indian Constitution was formed. This is the day when we get to truly celebrate our freedom and remember the soldiers who sacrificed their lives for our nation. As a kid, I really love watching the great parade and also the flag hoisting ceremony organized at my school. It was really a proud and patriotic moment to be a part of the celebrations."
Krystle DSouza as Sakshi in Ek Nayi Pehchaan
"I have very fond memories of all the Republic days that I celebrated as a kid. In my school days, I remember all the kids had to assemble in the school yard for the flag hoisting. We all were given these little flag badges that were supposed to be pinned up to our uniforms. It really brought a feeling of patriotism and unity when we sang the national anthem together in complete harmony."
Karan Sharma as Karan in Ek Nayi Pehchaan
"Being the son of Defense personnel, I've always had great respect and immense love for my country. The Republic day reminds me of my school days when all the students used to assemble and sing songs and poems remembering all our freedom fighters. For me, it's a day to remember and acknowledge all the freedom fighters who have sacrificed their lives for our nation."
"On every republic day we have a special flag hoisting and celebration in our school. All the kids pay tribute to the great freedom fighters by singing patriotic songs. I also love watching the national parade on television with my family."
Aashka Goradia as Maharani Dheer Bai (Bhatiyani) in Bharat Ka Veer Putra - Maharana Pratap
proud to be an Indian and I urge all my fellow citizens to understand their
rights better and be more aware about the significance of the diversity of this
country. I believe nothing stands stronger than understanding this."
Rajshri Thakur Vaidya as Jaivantabai in Bharat Ka Veer Putra - Maharana Pratap
"I am proud to be an Indian and I want to salute all the freedom fighters who have fought for our nation's freedom. Happy Republic day!"
Sangeeta Ghosh as Saanchi in Kehta Hai Dil... Jee Lee Zara
"Republic day for me is watching the national parade with my family. That's my way of giving tribute to all those who have contributed in making this day possible for our nation."
Ruslaan Mumtaz as Dhruv in Kehta Hai Dil... Jee Lee Zara
"On this republic day I want to thank all those soldiers who sacrificed their lives for our nation. We actors are called heroes' but according to me they are the actual heroes. I sincerely want to acknowledge and salute them and their families for all that they've done for our nation."
Aishwarya Sakhuja as Shikha in Main Naa Bhoolungi
"It just saddens me to see the current state of affair of our country. Our freedom fighters had given their blood and sweat to make our country independent and give us one of the best constitutions in the world. So I feel, this republic day one should remember the blood, energy and sweat of the fighters who gave up their lives for our nation. I really hope that each and every one of us begins to make use of the power and authority that lies with us for the betterment of our nation. I am proud to be an Indian."
Vikas Manaktala as Sameer in Main Naa Bhoolungi
"Republic day to me means sitting in front of the Television set and watching the Parade with my family. It gives me great pleasure to see the whole nation come together and celebrate the Republic Day with such high spirits."
Sonia Balani as Pihu in Bade Acche Lagte Hai
"During my childhood days, we used to have a flag hosting ceremony followed by skits and poems dedicated to our freedom fighters. It is a day when the entire nation comes together to thank each and every one who contributed in giving us freedom."
Yuvraj Thakkur as Sammy in Bade Acche Lagte Hai
"Republic Day makes me realize the value of my freedom. We're truly blessed to live in an independent democratic country where everyone has the right to say and do what one likes. On this day, we genuinely need to pay our tributes to every person who has contributed to independent India."
We wish our readers a very happy Republic Day!