Dhanteras marks the first day of the Diwali celebrations, On this day, Goddess Lakshmi is worshipped for prosperity and well being. Dhanteras holds special significance for the business community due to the customary purchases of precious metals on this day.

Bollywood stars took to Twitter to celebrate the festive day and wish their fans on the auspicious occasion.

Here is what the stars tweeted:
    
Amitabh Bachchan:  DHANTERAS ! a day when new utensils, machine goods are bought ..may we buy peace and prosperity and well being among us all !

Arjun Rampal:
Happy Dhanteras. Off to a Diwali party.

Ameesha Patel:
Wissing all my tweethearts all over the world a desi magical
dhanteras... lots of love and loads of dhan to all.    

Aftab Shivdasani: Happy Dhanteras to everyone.. may Goddess Lakshmi bless
all with health, wellbeing and prosperity,

Sridevi: Wish you all a very Happy Dhanteras.

Manish Paul: Happy dhanteras to u all..love u loads:):)

Richa Chadha: Happy Dhanteras All!
    
Asin:
Happy Dhanteras :)

Sophie Choudry: Happy #Dhanteras to my beautiful twitter family! Health, wealth & happiness to u all!

Renuka Sahane: Spend time with your loved ones, especially parents; they are the biggest 'dhan' we have. Wish you all a very happy Dhanteras

Parvathi Omnakuttam: Happy Dhanteras!!! Wishing You All, Health, Wealth and Happiness! #FestivalOfLights#NoCrackers#…

Tanisha Mukerji:
Happy happy Dhanteras:)

Anjana Sukhani:
Happy Dhanteras to all.....

Satish Kaushik: Wishing everyone a Happy Dhanteras.

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