In a historical judgement passed today, September 6, the honourable Supreme Court of India has decriminalised homosexuality. It’s been considered as a huge victory for the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) community in India.

As soon as the judgement was passed, Bollywood celebs took to social media to express happiness over the big news. Filmmaker Karan Johar took to Twitter to share how this decision by the SC is a big ‘thumbs up to humanity’. He wrote, “Historical judgment!!!! So proud today! Decriminalising homosexuality and abolishing #Section377 is a huge thumbs up for humanity and equal rights! The country gets its oxygen back!”

Karan Johar posted:

Not just the judgement, the way it was delivered is also being praised by people on Twitter. As the judge pronounced the order, he said ‘take me as I am’, also adding that LGBT community enjoys equal rights in the society like other citizens.

Look at the tweets by other Bollywood celebs who praise the SC’s decision wholeheartedly: