On Ganesh Chaturthi Thursday, several Bollywood celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Bipasha Basu, and Anupam Kher sent online greetings to their friends, family and fans, wishing that the lord bless them all.
While some are excited are about modak, a special local sweet dish, as well as the 10-day long festivities, others hope Ganesh brings happiness in everyone's life.
Here's what the stars had to say on micro-blogging star Twitter:
Amitabh Bachchan: Vakra tunda Mahakaya, Surya koti samaprabha; nirvighnam kuru me deva, Sarva karyeshu sarvada. Ganapati Bappa Morya!!
Bipasha Basu: Happy Ganesh Chaturthi to all! I love the festivities in Mumbai during ths time. Let's bring on the modaks for our cutest god! Ganpati Bappa Morya!
Mahesh Bhatt: The heartbeat of India. A day after the celebration of Eid Lord Ganesh tip toes into our home.
Riteish Deshmukh: Morya re BAPPA Morya re - Jai dev Jai dev Jai Mangal Moorti.
Madhur Bhandarkar: May lord Ganesh bless you and your family with loads of happiness and all good things in life. Happy Ganesh Chaturthi.
Anupam Kher: Happy Ganesh Chaturthi. Lord of good beginnings. Ganpati Bappa Morya.
Abhishek Bachchan: Aap sabko Ganesh Chaturthi ke shubh kaamnaye. May the lord Ganeshji remove any obstacles that you might face.
Priyanka Chopra: Ganpati Bappa Morya. Happy Ganesh Chaturthi everyone. May all our dreams come true.
Genelia D'Souza: Happy Ganesh Chaturthi to all.
Vishal Dadlani: The Ganpati festival was used by Tilak to hold meetings (forbidden at the time) to plan our freedom. Make them and your nation proud. MORYA!
Neil Nitin Mukesh: Ganpati Bappa Morya! Ganesh puja at home has started. 10 days of celebrations with our darling Ganesh ji.
Vivek Oberoi: Happy Ganesh Chaturthi to all who are celebrating today! May lord Ganesh bless you all with prosperity and good fortune!
R.Madhavan: Wish you all a very very Happy Ganesh Charthuthi. May the good lord shower his choicest blessings on you.
Pooja Bedi: Wish all of you a lovely Ganesh Chaturthi. Hope everyone dances in the rain, eats modaks and fills their lives with love and reverence.
Sonu Sood: Ganpati Bappa Morya..Happy Ganesh Chaturthi to all.
Vikram Bhatt: Happy Ganesh Chaturthi to all! Ganpati bappa morya!
Sonu Nigam: Happy Ganeshutsav to all.. Just brought our Ganeshji at home. Last year I'd decided to get eco-friendly idol henceforth, and we stood by it.
Mandira Bedi: Best wishes for Ganesh Chaturthi...What a wonderful festive season it is, now.. all the way from yesterday to the end of the year!
Aftab Shivdasani: May lord Ganesh bless all and grant peace and happiness to one and all..ganpati bappa morya.