The whole country celebrated the festival of lights in the best way possible. From Bollywood celebrities to cricketers to the netizens, social media was flooded with the happy and bright pictures of people celebrating Diwali.
Indian cricketer Zaheer Khan also took to his twitter and shared a very beautiful picture of himself with his wife Sagarika Ghatge. In the picture, the couple can be seen doing Diwali pooja and lighting diyas. Zaheer Khan wished his fans “happy diwali” through his caption, he wrote:
“Wishing everyone a very Happy and prosperous Diwali!”
Here, have a look at the tweet:
Wishing everyone a very Happy and prosperous Diwali! pic.twitter.com/PAmidvuS9D
— zaheer khan (@ImZaheer) October 27, 2019
The picture went viral in no time, with people flooding the picture with mixed reactions. While some people loved the picture and the two celebrating the Hindu festival with equal excitement and happiness, the others slammed the cricketer for celebrating the Hindu festival. A few people even went ahead and even abused the cricketer for no reason at all.
Here, check out how twitterati slammed the cricketer:
Muslim r esy tehwar…. Zaheer Bhai Allah ko Jaan deni hy roz mehshar kia monh dikhao gy.
— Muhammad Farooq Asad (@farooqasad14) October 28, 2019
Nhin milega flat ab bhi. https://t.co/9RU1xVsGJL
— omer (@intellectroll) October 28, 2019
Zaheer Bhai aap pooja bhi karne lage
— Asim abbasi (@asimabbasai) October 27, 2019
Fatwa on the way 🤣🤣🤣 pic.twitter.com/av7hu9oL7E
— Gabbar (@logicalgabbar) October 27, 2019
The abuses were carried forward on Instagram too. Check out the comments:
However, there were many who loved the picture and poured in good wishes for the cricketer and his wife. Here, check out the tweets:
happy diwali to the best couple of Western India 💥🌹💕
— Rofl Gandhi 2.0 (@RoflGandhi_) October 27, 2019
— प्रोफसर Raja babu 🥳🌈 (@GaurangBhardwa1) October 27, 2019
सभी धर्मों के लिए एक मिसाल
आपको भी शुभ दीपावली ।
— Piyush Paliwal (@Piyush070584) October 27, 2019
Mashallah.. Diwali Mubarak. 😇
— Rizwan Khan 🇮🇳 (@RizwanAssam) October 28, 2019
Very very happy Diwali to my favorite zak and Sagarika bhabhi.keep smiling forever.
— Farhat Ali (@FarhatA81287546) October 27, 2019
Happy Diwali to you too…one of the finest pace bowlers of India
— AP ////////Akshaypradhan /////// (@Freakone5) October 27, 2019
Thank you Zaheer bhai..!!
Wish you and your family a happy Diwali..!!
We miss you in the field 😥😥
— Spartan (@spartan4evr1) October 27, 2019