National Doctors' Day 2021: Amitabh Bachchan, Shilpa Shetty, Ajay Devgn, and others salute the real heroes

On the occasion of National Doctors' Day, several Bollywood celebs took to social media to thank the doctors who are relentlessly serving people amid the COVID-19 pandemic while putting their own well-being at stake.

Today marks the birth anniversary of the renowned medical practitioner and former West Bengal Chief Minister Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy. Incidentally, the day is also his death anniversary.

Actor Ajay Devgn was among the first ones to share wishes on National Doctors' Day.

He tweeted, "Doctors & Mothers are the two most important people in life, after the Almighty Today, my thoughts & prayers are with the medical fraternity, who’ve served us selflessly through this pandemic. And, even otherwise. #NationalDoctorsDay."

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan expressed gratitude and wrote, "On International Doctors Day .. salutations and great pride for the Doctors of India, IMA who have fought and continue the fight against this dreaded virus, selflessly at great personal risk .. in the service of the Country and humanity."

Actress Madhuri Dixit Nene thanked the doctors for saving lives each day.

"Wishing the real-life superheroes, our dear doctors a very #HappyDoctorsDay. Huge respect & gratitude to them for helping us all during these dire times & saving lives every single day. Dil se thank you," she tweeted.

Taking to Twitter, Kajol wrote, "Everyday you leave behind your loved ones to serve the nation. We are and will be, forever indebted to you. Thank you Happy #NationalDoctorsDay."

Actor Chiranjeevi called doctors the human forms of God. He also penned a sweet note for them.

"Saluting ALL the Doctors on this #NationalDoctorsDay.Doctors are the ONLY beings who could save lives.#VaidyoNarayanoHarihi Doctors are the Human forms of Almighty GOD!During this global health crisis this fact has been reinforced yet again.Lets be grateful to them now & always," he tweeted.

Here's how other Bollywood celebs wished the doctors:

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