India created space history by becoming the first country in the world to enter Mars’ orbit in its maiden attempt. Expressing their joy, Bollywood stars said on Twitter that it is a “historic” moment for all Indians.
India’s Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) sped over 650 million km through deep space for over nine months to reach the Red Planet’s orbit.
Here is what B-town tweeted:
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Akshay Kumar: Woke up to the great news of #Mangalyaan, the cheapest Mars mission ever! What a great achievement. Congrats @ISRO #ProudIndian
Amitabh Bachchan: #Mangalyaan..Bharat Mata ki Jai!! Historic! Only country to have succeeded in first attempt, on budget less than Hollywood film! (sic)
Madhur Bhandarkar: Mangalyaan enters the Mars Orbit. An emotional & proud day for ISRO & all Indians as we have achieved this feat in first attempt! Jai Hind!
Abhishek Kapoor: Mangal mangal..#Mangalyaan.. Massive achievement for #ISRO Jai hind!
Shahid Kapoor: Mangalayan reaches Mars on 1st attempt. Big respect. #proudindian
Riteish Deshmukh: #Mangalyaan Every Indian should be proud of this achievement. Congratulations team @isro.
Nikhil Chinapa: Well done @isro! Now following @MarsOrbiter ðŸ™‚
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Kunal Kohli: #ISRO #Mangalyaan #Mars #FirstAttempt #NeahNeahNeahNeahNeah
Sophie Choudry: Woohoo make some “space” … #Mangalyaan coming through! Congrats @isro @MarsOrbiter … First attempt successful! So awesome! #proudindian
Virr Das: I love how “Dude! Your MOM went to Mars” is now a legitimate and sensible sentence. Congrats!!!! #isro #Mangalyaan
Ranvir Shorey: Congratulations, @isro, and thank you for making us proud. Wish for more such moments.
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Mohit Chauhan: #Mangalyaan… A historic n proud moment for every Indian. Congratulations is a small word… So is Thank you. #ISRO scientists take a bow