The first Sunday of May is celebrated as the World Laughter Day. This year, it falls on May 5 and the first time ‘World Laughter Day’ was celebrated on May 10, 1998 in Mumbai. On this day, people share and spread positivity, happiness and laughs. This helps in curing any problem that is emotionally related to a person. There is a very common saying ‘Laughter is the best medicine. Truly it is and can cure any problem.

The man behind this revolutionary idea of World Laughter Day was Dr. Madan Kataria, founder of the world Laughter Yoga Movement in 1995. Many Bollywood and sports celebrities took to Twitter to wish their fans ‘World Laughter Day’.

Take a look at the wishes on Laughter day:


The main purpose of celebrating World Laughter Day is to promote laughter therapy and to create awareness about its healing benefits through laughter clubs.