Big B shares old photo enjoying Holi with late Raj Kapoor

The festival of colours Holi is here and Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan seemed to be nostalgic. Big B shared an old picture of him celebrating the festival with the late actor-filmmaker Raj Kapoor at the RK studios during the 1970s.

Amitabh Bachchan posted the black and white picture on his Facebook wall and wrote, “Holi with Raj Kapoor ji at RK Studios .. years ago in the 70's ... Here in the picture, left to right : Saroja Devi, Shammi Kapoor, Raj Kapoor , AB .. in the middle Joginder.”

Earlier, he also shared a picture of his family, including wife Jaya, daughter Shweta Nanda, son Abhishek and daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai. All of them are smeared in colours and clad in white outfits. He wished his fans and followers on the social networking site, “Holi ki shubhkamanayein badhai aur pyaar .. HOLI HAI!’

He also tweeted a couple of his pictures from his popular song ‘Rang Barse’ with the words inscribed on them and wished, “Happy Holi..”

Several Bollywood celebrities like Aamir Khan, Akshay Kumar, Priyanka Chopra, Preity Zinta and others also wished fans and urged them to have "safe" and “dry” celebrations.

Aamir Khan tweeted, "Wishing everyone a very happy Holi! May your lives be full of colour, and may joy, happiness and peace always be with you. Love. A."

“Do keep in mind the water scarcity problem in our country...opt for dry Holi! Happy Holi everyone, have a colorful one,” wrote Akshay Kumar.

Newly married Preity Zinta wished, "#Happyholi folks May the negativity within us be overpowered by the positivity & happiness of the colours of...”

Bollywood’s international actress Priyanka Chopra tweeted, “Happi holi from freezing Montreal...” She celebrated the festival in the US with the team of her American drama ‘Quantico’.

Anupam Kher wrote, "Happy Holi to All. Play safe and dry Holi. Love.:)"

Comedian-actor Sunil Grover wrote a quirky tweet, “Happy Holi! May this festival brings Sony to ur life. @KapilSharmaK9 @kikusharda @kingaliasgar @sumona24 @preeti_simoes @almostbharat.” He is a part of upcoming comedy show ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’ to be aired on Sony TV.

Here are some more tweets by celebrities –

Shraddha Kapoor: Happy Holi guys! May you all paint your lives with colors of happiness, joy, friendship & love!

Sidharth Malhotra: #Happy Holi everyone ! Bring out the child in you ????????spread the joy n happiness ...Hv a colourful one #Besafe

Sushant S Rajput: Happy happy Holi guys...!!

Sophie Choudry: This year make # Holi even more beautiful by being a responsible citizen. Rang se khelo, dhang se khelo..Save water????????  #savewaterthisholi

Emraan Hashmi: Thank you for all ur best wishes ppl!!  And for the trend :)  P. S Happy Holi!! And   Have a good one!!

Tanishaa Mukerji: Happy Holi! Let's burn away our differences & appreciate the beautiful colours in all! Be safe! Save water!

Madhur Bhandarkar: May this colorful festival Spread into your Life with Peace, Prosperity, Happiness, and Good Health. Happy Holi.

Sonali Bendre: Happy holi!!! Play safe, play dry....

Manoj Bajpayee: Happy holi to all of youu!

Ekta Kapoor: Wishing all of you a joyous, colourful and a very happy Holi. #Safe Holi #Happy Holi

Kalki Koechlin: Happy Holi everybody.

Farah Khan: Wishing you all a very Happy Holi. May your day be colourfully blessed. Play smart, Be safe.…