As Holi celebrations take place around the world some Indians are using their star power to urge revellers to exercise restraint.
Holi is often played with water brightly coloured powder is mixed with water and showered on everyone. But with parts of India facing water crises and droughts, isn’t it wiser to save water?
These celebs think so.
Alia Bhatt, Madhuri Dixit, Abhishek Bachchan and others urge fans to save water:
Happy happy Holi !!!! 😀😀 have a day full of love & laughter and of course COLOUR!! But please please save water this year..We need to!!🙏🙏⭐️
— Alia Bhatt (@aliaa08) March 24, 2016
Please guys save water, play a dry Holi.😀
— Madhuri Dixit-Nene (@MadhuriDixit) March 24, 2016
Hey guys, I know it's tough but please try and play a dry Holi. #SaveWater
— Abhishek Bachchan (@juniorbachchan) March 23, 2016
— Harshvardhan Rane (@harsha_actor) March 23, 2016
Other celebs like Anushka Sharma and Parineeti Chopra are concerned about protecting animals:
Happy holi everyone! Enjoy this lovely day but pls be safe & play with safe colours. And pls oh pls don't throw colours on animals 🙏🏼❤️🤗
— Anushka Sharma (@AnushkaSharma) March 24, 2016
Happpyy holi!! Go play, be safe!! And dont throw colours at animals please pic.twitter.com/U9w2MRcUDb
— Parineeti Chopra (@ParineetiChopra) March 24, 2016
— Sunny Leone (@SunnyLeone) March 23, 2016
Of course, some stars were content to issue standard celebratory greetings. Nothing wrong with that either!
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) March 24, 2016
Wishing all the rainbow!🌈Happy Holi!!!
— Rishi Kapoor (@chintskap) March 24, 2016
Wishing everyone a very happy Holi! May your lives be full of colour, and may joy, happiness and peace always be with you. Love. a.
— Aamir Khan (@aamir_khan) March 23, 2016
Courtesy : Dawn News