While some of the actors are trying to get their yoga postures right, others are busy creating awareness about the benefits of Yoga.
Actors Kirron Kher, Juhi Chawla, Shilpa Shetty, Amrita Rao and Boman Irani, even took part in the various yoga sessions and urged their fans to follow them.
Enjoyed a great Yoga session under the sky with 10000 people joinin me in doin the asanas. What a historic day.Happy international yoga daySHILPA SHETTY (@TheShilpaShetty) June 21, 2015
Seen yoga being practiced all over the world. It's time we practised what is ours, by us. #YogaDay? Boman Irani (@bomanirani) June 21, 2015
Twitter has been flooded with comments on the 'historical' yoga day from the actors:
T 1904 - Yog .. Yoga .. Yoga .. !!! shirsa Aasan !!!!? Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) June 21, 2015
"Bheegha hua aadmi baarish se nahi darta." (A person who is drenched is not afraid of the rain.) An advice from my grandfather.:)? Anupam Kher (@AnupamPkher) June 20, 2015
Hope #InternationalDayofYoga more than anything else, serves as a fresh start to all who haven't been initiated into this world of wonder !? Nimrat Kaur (@NimratOfficial) June 21, 2015
Yoga means union. Between you and your spiritual self. Between you and your universal self. #InternationalDayofYoga? Shekhar Kapur (@shekharkapur) June 21, 2015
Today is Yoga Day and Father's Day. Makes sense. The reason you were born is because your dad did a few minutes of 'yoga'.? Vir Das (@thevirdas) June 21, 2015
Even, many celebrities praised PM Narendra Modi's yoga initiative.
International Yoga Day today! I hope everyone is doing at least some asanas as our PM has requested! Spread the culture - we need it badly!? Hema Malini (@dreamgirlhema) June 21, 2015