Friendships were celebrated everywhere, even in Bollywood, on August 4.
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Alia Bhatt posted a picture with bestie Akansha Ranjan and promised, ‘I’ll be there for youuuu.. Happy OUR day’
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Tara Sutaria with her Student Of The Year 2 gang — Tiger Shroff, Ananya Panday and director Punit Malhotra.
‘Wouldn’t want to spend it with anyone but you guys.. my first friends in the industry Happy Friendship Day!!!!! Celebrating us today and always @punitdmalhotra @tigerjackieshroff @ananyapanday #SOTY2Reunion’.
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Aahana Kumra, who was shooting with Shah Rukh Khan, wrote:
‘प्यार दोस्ती है।
‘कुछ कुछ होता है, @iamsrk आप नही समझोगे!
‘Happy friendship day!! Still recovering from our wrap party of #Betaal last night!! So many people responsible for making this day happen! Lots of love to @jplgraham @nikmahajan @_gauravverma @paragnm @redchilliesent @dharamsoni @itsvineetsingh @netflix_in .’
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Namrata Shirodkar considers her husband, Mahesh Babu, her best friend.
‘Friendships usually begin with small talk ending in long conversations… blossom when laughs are shared and memories are made… It stays solid when you grow together as a family… that’s us for you!! #happyfriendshipday’
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Siddhant Chaturvedi celebrated his friendship with his Gully Boy co-star, Ranveer Singh.
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Sonakshi Sinha, whose film Khandaani Shafakhana released on Friday, invited her fans to the theatres, ‘Happpppiest Friendship day from #BabyBedi to you!!! Humara #khandaanishafakhana ab khula hai… see you in the theatres!!!’
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Karisma Kapoor posted this picture from her film, Dil Toh Pagal Hai.
‘An iconic friendship in Indian Cinema #rahul #nisha Any guesses which film ? Happy friendship day everyone !’
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Esha Gupta greeted her stylist, Reann with these words, ‘Lifeline #friends of life’.
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Bipasha Basu posted a black-and-white picture with her husband, Karan Singh Grover and a long message, ‘Happy Friendship Day to all’.
‘I have been blessed with finding friendship in all my relationships…
‘Be it with my parents… my sisters … and now my husband.
‘If every relationship is not just about expectations from each other and friendship is the core of it and you can be your true self in front of your loved ones …life can be easier and relationships can become more beautiful.
‘I have amazing friends for life and they are all rare gems.Thank you for loving me and giving me this beautiful gift of friendship each one of you.
‘(There are lots more ppl who I couldn’t tag in one post) #happyfriendshipday’.
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Isha Koppikar shared this lovely picture of friendship. ‘Few relationships on earth never die and ours is one of that. Happy Friendship Day!’
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Pooja Hegde gave a glimpse of masti-filled dosti. ‘My friends,my besties,my biggest cheerleaders,my lifelines…Happy Friendship day You’ll keep me sanely insane and I love you for that If I could put a kala tikka on our friendship I would..taaki Nazar na lage Hume Love you’ll’
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Rohit Roy partied with his friends Raj Kundra, R Madhavan and Paresh Ghelani.
‘What better way to celebrate Friendship Day than with this bunch! Thanks @rajkundra9 for an absolutely fab evening.. @actormaddy love you bro and @pareshghelani , it was good to see you as always.. keep that warmth coming’
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Neelam posted a picture with husband, Samir Soni, and daughter Ahana. ‘With my Buddies Happy friendship day to you all #happyfriendshipday.’
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Tiger Shroff is ‘Pumped for #friendshipday’
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Aparshakti Khurana posted this picture of his wife, Akriti. ‘Hi Friend @aakritiahuja #Throwback #HappyFriendshipDay’
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Maheep Kapoor shared a picture of her kids, Shanaya and Jahaan, ‘#MyBestFriendsForever&Ever #InfinityAndBeyond’
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Rana Daggubati posted pictures with Naga Chaitanya, Prabhas, Allu Arjun, Ram Charan Teja, ‘Of Friends and brothers for life and beyond!! @chayakkineni @alwaysramcharan @alluarjunonline @actorprabhas’
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Allu Arju’s wife, Sneha Reddy, posted picture of her kids, Ayaan and Arha, and wrote, ‘Happy Friendship Day’.
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Hema Malini tweeted, ‘Today is Friendship Day! Let us renew our ties that have been built up over the years, some forgotten, some missed out, some in the distant past, some in the present – but all playing a part in our lives. Time to be thankful for all our dear friends’.
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Jacqueline Fernandez shared the poster of Chhichhore, ‘Set pe ki masti aur itne saalo ki dosti ! Love you!!! Yeh #ChhichhoreTrailer khaas humari wali dosti ke liye ! #Happy FriendshipDay मेरे chhichhore @wardakhannadiadwala @shraddhakapoor @sushantsinghrajput’.
Akshay Kumar shared the trailer of Chhichhore, ‘This one made me take a trip down memory lane…some bonds are truly forever. #Chhichhore looks simple yet promising. Wishing my dear friend Sajid & team all the best! And #HappyFriendshipDay to all of you’.
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Kartik Aaryan posted a video of him singing Tera yaar hoon main along with a fan, ‘True Friendship Is Rare In Today’s World! Always be there for Your Buddies and Keep Them Close to Your Heart!! Sonu Ki Taraf Se Sab Tituon Ko Happy Friendship’s Day #TeraYaarHoonMain’
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Ankita Lokhande, who featured in Manikarnika along with Kangana Ranaut, wrote, ‘Things are never quite as scary when you have got a friend like you
‘Some friendships even turn into something more. Each friendship offer something totally unique and irreplaceable. Thanks for being in my journey.. love and only love #Repost @team_kangana_ranaut with @repostsaveapp · · · Happy Friendship Day from us to you! Tag the Jhalkaribai to your Lakshmi Bai’
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Hansal Mehta posted picture of his daughter, Kimaya, and her dog and wrote, ‘Happy Friendship Day.’