Today on Saturday, i.e. March 31, India is celebrating Hanuman Jayanti. Just like every year, this day is celebrated on the full moon day of Chaitra month of the Hindu calendar. These are different names for Lord Hanuman – Sankatmochan, Dukhbhanjan, Maruti Nandan, Pawanputra. Bajrangbali has always acted as a superhuman god in the books and movies. He is a true devotee of Lord Rama and has played a crucial role in the battle between with Ravana in Lanka. Bajrangbali, as popularly called by most of his devotees, is believed to put an end to all miseries and hardships faced by his devotes. He is often likened to an all orange avatar and offered boondi, besan/ motichoor laddoo. Pawanputra has a special liking for laddoos and you won’t believe that once he gulped down the sun confusing it for a giant laddoo. (Hanuman Jayanti 2018: Here is the List of Wishes, Messages, Greetings to Send To Your Friends & Family) 

Many celebrities took to Twitter to wish the nation on this auspicious day. Take a look at the tweets:


PM Narendra Modi:

Amitabh Bachchan:

Anupam Kher:

Madhur Bhandarkar:

Virender Sehwag:

Praful Patel:

Vivek Agnihotri:

Vijender Singh:

Lord Hanuman is immensely popular and most students and bachelors are asked to pray to Him for a better career and job prospects.