Makar Sankranti is well known with a lot fervour throughout northern India. Sankranti honours the day when Sun travels from its zodiac and strikes northwards from Tropic of Cancer to the tropic of Capricorn commemorating the tip of the month with the winter solstice. From kite flying to having fun with delicacies ready from til and jaggery, the competition is loaded with merriment and frolic. People mark the competition of Makar Sankranti with heat and enthusiasm. Extending heat needs to followers on the competition, celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Manoj Bajpayee and others prayed for happiness and prosperity for his or her followers.