The festival of lights is a highlight of the Hindu calendar celebrated around the world.
Writing on Twitter, Amitabh Bachchan said: "Deepavali ki anek anek shubhkamanayein... sab ko... prosperity, success good health, and may you win the worth of it!"
Akshay Kumar wrote: "The lights glowing on Diwali inspire us to shine in our true spirit! May this glittering festival make u shine all the way! Happy Diwali."
Director Madhur Bhandarkar tweeted: "May this auspicious Diwali bring in loads of joy and success in your life. May you get all you desire. Happy Diwali."
Madhuri Dixit said: "Happy Diwali and a prosperous New Year to everyone and their families."
The Silver Linings Playbook star Anupam Kher wrote: "Happy Diwali to all of you. May god give you happiness, prosperity and eternal peace. May He also make you more kinder and compassionate."
Finally, Raveena Tandon said: "Happy Diwali! And lots of love and peace for all! All are one in the Almighty's eyes! So live and let live!"