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Bollywood Stars React to Chandrayaan-3 Moon Landing

Bollywood Stars React to Chandrayaan-3 Moon Landing

Warm wishes and admiration poured in from the stars of Bollywood industry as Chandrayaan-3 accomplished a gentle touchdown near the Moon's South Pole. Millions of Indians worldwide observed this momentous occasion, and they flooded social media with messages of congratulations. From Akshay Kumar and Shah Rukh Khan to Alia Bhatt and Salman Khan, a multitude of Indian celebrities conveyed their heartfelt wishes to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and its dedicated team of scientists who tirelessly dedicated themselves to this achievement.

Joining in the celebration of India's moon landing, just like a billion souls, superstar Salman Khan also participated. He posted an image of the moon landing on his Instagram account and added the following caption: "Congratulations to all the scientists at ISRO as #Chandrayaan3 has successfully soft-landed on the moon. The entire country is proud. Bharat Mata Ki Jai!"

Alia Bhatt shared, "And the rest is history."

Sunny Deol, the actor from "Gadar 2," sent a heartfelt shout-out to the ISRO team. He expressed his feelings by writing: "What a proud moment. #Hindustanzindabad tha hai or rahega Jai Hind 🇮🇳 Congratulations to @ISRO on the successful soft landing of #Chandrayaan3 on the moon. A momentous feat in the history of India's space exploration. Proud!!!"

Popular actor Akshay Kumar, known for his role in "OMG 2," shared a touching message on his Instagram account, expressing gratitude to ISRO for their remarkable efforts. His message conveyed: "A billon hearts saying thanks ISRO. You've made us so proud. Lucky to be watching India make history. India is on the moon, we are over the moon.”

Hrithik Roshan, the star of "Vikram Vedha," expressed a strong sense of pride following India's triumphant lunar mission. His post conveyed his emotions: "My heart swells with pride a little more today, as I witness my people soar high and give their very best. Congratulations & all my respect to @isro & the geniuses behind #Chandrayaan3's lunar exploration mission."

Actress Kareena Kapoor, who had previously mentioned her intention to watch the landing with her sons Taimur and Jeh, shared her thoughts by writing: "What an amazing and stellar touchdown, proud, proud, proud."

Kartik Aaryan uploaded a photo of himself with the landing displayed on the screen behind him and captioned it: "Our India is now on the moon #chandrayaan3. Historic moment !!Thank you @isro."

Abhishek Bachchan, the star of "Ghoomer," extended his congratulations to the ISRO team for their remarkable achievement. He shared his sentiments on X by writing: "A massive congratulations to @isro for the triumphant touchdown of #Chandrayaan3. A moment to remember, an emotion beyond words!!"

Priyanka Chopra posted a video in her Instagram stories capturing the iconic instance of the lander module successfully touching down on the Moon's surface. She also included a picture of the lander posted by ISRO on its official social media account.

In her story, the actor from "Mary Kom" penned: “India on the Moon. #proud. Congratulations to the brilliant minds @ISRO for making the @Chandryaa-3 such a success!”

Many other Indian celebrities and Bollywood actors shared their congratulations and warm wishes on their social media platforms.

About the Chandrayaan-3

Following a 40-day journey that commenced from the Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota, the Chandrayaan-3 mission of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) accomplished a successful landing. The Vikram lander executed a gentle lunar touchdown at approximately 6 PM on August 23.

By achieving this successful lunar landing on its second attempt within a span of four years, India has positioned itself as the fourth nation to effectively demonstrate the technology for softly landing on the moon's surface. This feat has been previously accomplished by the United States, China, and the former Soviet Union.

As per reports from PTI, Chandrayaan-3 is a subsequent mission to Chandrayaan-2. The mission's primary goals include showcasing a secure and gentle landing on the lunar surface, maneuvering across the Moon's terrain, and performing on-site scientific investigations.


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