Modi, who led the BJP to an unprecedented victory, is taking oath as the 15th Prime Minister of the country at a function to be held in the forecourt of Rashtrapati Bhavan this evening.
    
The names of Bachchan, Rajnikanth, Salman and 84-year-old Lata reportedly figure on the guest list.
    
"She has been invited but she won't be attending the swearing-in ceremony as she cannot travel at this age," sources close to Lata Mangeshkar said.
    
According to sources, Big B is also likely not to attend the ceremony as he is busy shooting.

"He is busy shooting. Don't think he is going," sources said.
    
Bachchan tweeted about two hours ago that he was going for a shoot.
    
"Ok... off for the shot, its ready... cannot keep the crew waiting... love to all... see you later in the evening or night or early," the 71-year-old actor tweeted.
    
Salman, who flew kite with Modi during a festival in Ahmedabad for promotion of his film 'Jai Ho' earlier this year, may also not attend the ceremony.
    
Salman's writer father Salim Khan is likely to fill in for his son, sources said.
    
Excitement amongst B-Town stars attending ceremony

Bollywood celebrities including Anupam Kher, Hema Malini, Madhur Bhandarkar, Rekha and Vivek Oberoi, who will be attending the event, are thrilled about getting to watch the historic moment.

Actress Rekha and cricketing great Sachin Tendulkar from Mumbai have been invited for the function in their capacity as members of the Rajya Sabha.
    
The BJP has a galaxy of film stars like Hema Malini, Paresh Rawal, Shatrughan Sinha, Vinod Khanna, Kirron Kher and Smriti Irani as members of the party, who will be there.

Celebs express their happiness on Twitter:

Anupam Kher: On my way to Delhi. Looking forward to the beginning of a new era. Jai Ho.

Sikandar Kher: On my way to Delhi to watch history being made. Travelling with dad (Anupam Kher) after ages.

Madhur Bhandarkar: Delhi beckons! Feel privileged, honoured and proud that I'll be able to witness in person the historic moment of swearing-in of Modiji today (Monday).

Hema Malini: Good afternoon! Going to Delhi now to participate in the celebrations... Of course, I carry with me all your good wishes to Modiji for a successful and fruitful five years of good governance!

Vivek Oberoi: I feel honoured and privileged to be invited to witness history in the making! Today will be a golden day to remember!

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