On International Women's Day on Saturday, Bollywood celebrities like Arjun Rampal, Farah Khan and Shabana Azmi not only expressed their love towards the "stronger sex" but also saluted the efforts and sacrifices of every woman.
A range of film celebrities took to micro-blogging website Twitter to share their wishes:
Farah Khan: Happy Women's Day to every woman out there who puts her loved ones' needs ahead of hers; who loves unconditionally and gives without a thought.
Bipasha Basu: I celebrate being a woman everyday. On International Women's Day sending out love to all you fabulous women. Stay awesome!
Arjun Rampal: Safety, compassion, dignity and lots of love to all the women in the world, who just make it such a beautiful place. More power to you. Respect.
Anupam Kher: Happy International Women's Day. Thank You.
Madhur Bhandarkar: This life has no existence without a woman in every stage of life from Motherhood to wife, sister and finally a daughter. Happy Women's Day.
Rahul Bose: That we have an International Women's Day shows how far we are from gender equality. Still, a good day to re-dedicate ourselves to the cause.
Shabana Azmi: On Women's Day we salute all those women whose work over the years has given us strength in our struggle for equality and justice. March On!
Manoj Bajpayee: Happy Women's Day! May you have a safe world which recognises the immense contribution you make everyday in nurturing it.
Vishal Dadlani: By far, the stronger, smarter, more resilient, more emotionally evolved, more beautiful sex. Today, and every day, ladies. Thank you!
Shekhar Ravjiani: Happy Women's Day. More power to all of you. Because in your strength lies ours. Love and Respect. Always.
Punit Malhotra: For me everyday is Women's Day. Nevertheless love and respect to all the women on International Women's Day!