Mumbai - Happiness, peace and 'modak' are on the minds of Bollywood celebrities like Madhuri Dixit and Karan Johar as the Ganesh festival began here Wednesday.
Actors, filmmakers and musicians from the tinsel town took to Twitter to share their wishes. Here's what they have to say:
Asha Bhosle: Mangal Murti Morya.
Madhuri Dixit: First time in India as a family for Ganapati. Will be visiting friends and family and enjoying modaks together!!
Bipasha Basu: Happy Ganesh Chaturthi to all. Ganapati Bappa morya.
Karan Johar: Ganapati bappa morya. Here's wishing everyone all the love and festivities!
Madhur Bhandarkar: May this Ganesh Chaturthi bring health, wealth and happiness into everyone's life! Ganapati bappa morya.
Shekhar Kapur: Blessings of Ganeshji to everyone. The lord of new beginnings, of wisdom, wonder, compassion. To the lord of new beginnings I pray that I look at every moment as new and
full of potential for joy and compassion. Happy Ganesh Chaturthi.
Dia Mirza: Ganesha is the supreme consciousness that pervades all and brings order in this universe. Wish the people in loud processions know this.
Lisa Ray: Ganapati bappa morya! May the remover of obstacles and lover of food bless all.
Vishal Dadlani: Ganesh would probably insist that his devotees love everyone, don't create grotesque noise levels, don't mess up the roads.
Preity Zinta: Back from Siddhivinayak temple. Was wonderful to see all the smiling faces waiting patiently to bow their heads in front of Lord Ganesh.
Kailash Kher: We are in UK. It is Ganesh Chaturthi. All believers in India and outside, 'Ganapati bappa moraya'. May there be happiness, peace, love and humanity.
Tusshar Kapoor: Ganapati bappa moriya. Happy Ganeshotsav to everyone! Take in the modaks too!
Aadesh Shrivastava: May lord Ganesha fulfill your wishes on this Chaturthi. Happy Ganesh Chaturthi to my friends and family.
Pooja Bhatt: On this auspicious day of Ganesh Chaturthi, pray for wisdom and inner strength. For that is prosperity in the real sense!
Jackky Bhagnani: Ganapati bappaa moriya and wihing everyone happy ganesha. May all your dreams come true and have a super rocking year ahead. God bless.
Shruti Haasan: Happy Ganesh Chaturthi!! Love, light faith and new beginings!