The festival of Ganesh Chaturthi has been very special to Bollywood celebs and stars owing to the importance it has in Mumbai and its vicinity. Bollywood being the part of Mumbai city even speaks the spirit of this place as well. Hence, you would find different Bollywood celebrities chanting Ganpati Bappa Morya and even wishing their fans on this festival. Unlike the previous year, the celebrities took all the opportunity to catch their pictures with their Ganesha idol and put them over their official Twitter accounts along with posting their warm wishes to their fans and followers.
The celebrities and Ganesh Chaturthi
On this occasion, a number of Bollywood stars were seen getting the Ganpati idols to their home, for instance Shilpa Shetty and her husband Raj Kundra despite having no connection with Maharashtra and its culture were seen bring home the idol of Ganesha with their spirit and fervour. The other in the list is Vivek Oberoi was seen taking home the idol. He calls Ganesha as his favourite lord since it was his blessing only, which gave him a good response for his earlier release Krish 3. His negative character was appreciated a lot, for which he thanks Ganesha. According to him the presence of the idol in his home brings in peace of mind and prosperity. As the actor is busy shooting for Mumbai Saga, he would certainly require the blessing of his lord, which comes in the form of Ganesha.
Next is Govinda who was seen welcoming Ganesha at his place and he and his wife Sunita loves to enjoy his company. Since his children are preparing to get a good launch pad for Bollywood especially his daughter, hence the blessing from Bappa is important. The actor was seen carrying out a low-key traditional Pooja (prayer), wherein his close friends and family members were present. Unlike every year, Salman Khan’s home also has Ganesha this year, though Salman Khan is away to LA for his routine medical check up, yet he has Bappa at his place. As per reports, stars close to him like Katrina and Nargis Fakhri is seen visiting his place to seek special blessings from Salman’s Ganapati Bappa at his Galaxy residence.
Celebs wishing their fans and followers
Come Ganeshotsav and you hear the chants filling in air. Unlike many others in the city of dreams called Mumbai, the Bollywood celebrities too join and wish people on this occasion. Akshay being a North Indian enjoys the festival and never minds the rush and sound coming from people celebrating this day as he calls it a festivity fervor, which takes everyone in the heart of Ganapati Bappa. A number of film stars and celebrities who were seen wishing on this day include, Priyanka Chopra, Shraddha Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit, Soha Ali Khan, Shabana Azmi, Tusshar Kapur, etc.
Amidst all fervor and spirit of this festival, one thing, which comes straight from the celebrities as message is to have an eco friendly Ganeshaostav since our environment is simply pitted with so many problems. This is the basic reason, why you would find Salman and his family going for a eco friendly immersion today. CineTalkers wishes everyone a special Ganeshaostav and pass on the same message to have an eco friendly festival celebration.