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Aamir Khan, other celebs celebrate landmark verdict

Aamir Khan and many other celebs across the country have welcomed the Supreme Court's verdict to strike down Section 377 of the IPC to the extent that homosexuality is not a crime anymore.

"It is a historic day for people who believe in equal rights for all. The judiciary has done its duty, and now we must do ours," said 'Thugs Of Hindostan' actor Aamir Khan.

Siddharth said, "Thank you Honourable #SupremeCourt for showing once again that you are the protector of ALL of our people. Love and wishes to all my Indian #LGBT family. What a wonderful day! Be you. Be true! To each individual who fought for this day, #Respect Bye #Section377 Jai Hind!"

Rakul Preet tweeted, "#377Verdict .. Historic moment for India .. love triumphs, a step towards equality for real .. #humanrights !! Congratulations India."

Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar said, "Historical judgment!!!! So proud today! Decriminalising homosexuality and abolishing #Section377 is a huge thumbs up for humanity and equal rights! The country gets its oxygen back!"

Taapsee Pannu noted, "My India of 2018!!!! Truly heartening! Let’s embrace one n all and their choices."

Sonam Kapoor tweeted, "Crying tears of joy for the LGBTQI community. One day there won’t be any labels and we will all live in utopia.  This is the India I want to live in. Not one filled with hate, bigotry, sexism homophobia and intolerance. THIS is the India I love."

Preity Zinta said, "If you have a heart you should be free to love who you want.” So Happy to hear that the Supreme Court of India."