On the occasion of the 70th Independence Day, B-town celebs took to Twitter to wish the nation on Friday. While some shared inspiring words, others shared videos and pictures. 

Here are a few of the top tweets by the stars: 

Akshay Kumar whose recently released film – Rustom saw him in the role of a navy officer wrote: "Saw a sea of people cheering on with the flags yesterday. What a sight! Happy #IndependenceDayIndia." 

In a series of tweets, megastar Amitabh Bachchan shared the national anthem sung by him. In another tweet, he shared the silent national anthem and wrote, "Not a dry eye after seeing this .. !!! Happy Independence Day." 

Actor-Model Gul Panag also shared her thoughts and wrote: "Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high… #IndependenceDayIndia." 

Actor Sidharth Malhotra wrote: "Happy #IndependenceDayIndia let’s value the freedom we enjoy and be responsible citizens ! #JaiHind." 

Actor-singer Ayushmann Khurrana tweeted: "Let’s work towards making this country worth living without an identity. Independence is a privilege & a responsibility #IndependenceDayIndia." 

Actor Prachi Desai shared a picture of a squirrel with the Indian Flag and wrote: "The cutest patriot #IndependenceDayIndia." 

Actor Shilpa Shetty Kundra wrote: :Happy Independence Day Tweetos.. Value this freedom.Proud to be Indian#IndependenceDayIndia." 

One-film-old Sooraj Pancholi also showed his patriotic side and wrote : "Happy Independence Day! Vande Mataram #IndependenceDayindia." 

Actor-turned-producer Dia Mirza spoke about independence and peace in her tweet. She wrote: "Where the world has not been broken up into fragments, by narrow domestic walls" #Freedom #IndependenceDayIndia." 

Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur wrote: "Freedom. From hunger, ignorance, illiteracy, indignity, injustice, inhumanity. Independence. For each citizen#IndependenceDayIndia." 

Actor Aditi Rao Hydari shared a picture and wrote: "May we be truly free, of everything that binds us into knots of hatred & fear. Happy #India #IndependenceDayIndia." 

Actor-model Hansika Motwani wrote : "To All The Bravehearts Who Fought For India’s Independence "We Salute You" #IndependenceDayIndia to all of us."