On the occasion of the 150th Gandhi Jayanti on October 2nd, Bollywood celebrities including Arjun Kapoor, Aayush Sharma and Sonali Bendre spoke of the of the Father of the Nation, and reiterated some of his words of wisdom.

On Wednesday, the celebrities took to their official Twitter handle to share their views on Gandhi, whose birth anniversary is also celebrated as the International Day of Non-Violence all over the world.

Shekhar Kapur wrote, “Gandhiji understood grassroots India better than most. He always maintained India needed to grow from grassroots upwards, not top downwards #GandhiJayanti (sic).”

Arjun Kapoor wrote, “Father of the nation. Creator of harmony.Preacher of simplicity. You will always be remembered! #GandhiJayanti (sic).”

Sonali Bendre wrote, “This GandhiJayanti let’s honour his core values of compassion, non-violence, humility and forgiveness.#Mahatma150 #GandhiJayanti #FatherOfTheNation (sic).”

Saqib Saleem wrote, “To the father who taught us not to lose faith in humanity. Happy #GandhiJayanti (sic).”

Huma Qureshi posted a picture of Gandhi and captioned “May we remember all that he said and stood for (sic).”

Aayush Sharma wrote, “Once in a thousand years, a few great people walk the face of the earth and leave their mark forever. Mahatma Gandhi was one of them. Happy #GandhiJayanti (sic).”

Jackky Bhagnani posted a picture with a Gandhi’s quote and captioned it “In doing something, do it with love or never do it at all.” #MahatmaGandhi #GandhiJayanti (sic).”

Sophie Choudry posted a picture with Gandhi’s words and captioned “Remembering Gandhiji on his 150th birth anniversary. A true messenger of peace, love, compassion. The father of our nation. May we all do our bit to follow in his path so that the world could be a more peaceful, thoughtful, kind place #GandhiJayanti (sic).”