Pandal jump, festive party, family time: Ganpati festivities begin for celebrities
The wait is over! It is that time of the year again when everyone is busy preparing to celebrate the Ganesh Chaturthi festival and bring home the idols of Ganpati Bappa. We talked to Bollywood celebrities and television, which will celebrate the festival for the next 10 days. They tell us about their plans to welcome Ganpati and what the celebration means to them.
Nitin Mukesh: It's like bringing my son and pampering him with everything
Singer Nitin Mukesh says: We've been having Ganpati Sthapana for the past 26 years. We celebrate the festival with full fervor and great devotion, lighting fireworks, organizing phoolon ki varsha and band- down , like a wedding Two months have passed since preparations began to welcome Bappa into our home, including the organization for shringaar ka samaan, chhappan bhog, Ganpati Katha, Puja N, Havan , etc. Just the idea of taking it home makes me happy and emotional. It's like having my son, Neil, at home once a year for 10 days, which is quite emotional. I barely leave the house during these 10 days and spend most of the time pampering Bappa, like a child. Almost 1,500 guests visit my house during these days to pay tribute to Bappa, and we are looking forward to it.
Kavita Seth: It's about decorations, faith and pandal jumping
Reproduction singer Kavita Seth says: “Ganpati celebrations in Mumbai are much larger than Diwali festivals in northern India. It is one of my favorite festivals, celebrated with immense energy and enthusiasm in a big way. For me, it's about bright decorations, visiting friends, having the delicious prasad and participating in aarti and jump pandal.
Shriya Jha: Instead of bringing new idols every year, I adore the Ganpati at home
Actress Shriya jha says: My idea of celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi It is a bit unconventional. Instead of bringing a new Ganpati every year, I decorate and adore the Ganpati that I have in me bid ghar. When I was a child, I grew up watching my mother get ecological Ganesh idols made of clay and then submerge them in the house itself, then use the water for the plants. I have already received many invitations and I look forward to 10 days of fun and fun. ”
Richa Sharma: This year, I planned a musical evening for Bappa
Reproduction singer Richa Sharma says: “I am a believer and I love to participate in any devotional activity, which gives my inner being and the people around me a spiritual and positive feeling. I also believe that devotion and music are closely related to each other. It has been more than 12 years that we have brought Ganpati to our house, which is a feeling of joy and I hope to welcome you this year as well. This year, I have also planned to organize a musical evening, in which the guests will sing songs of different genres, such as bhajan, qawwali , Bollywood songs.
Dheeraj Dhoopar: I leave the shooting to visit friends
Actor Dheeraj Dhoopar says, “I simply love the feel and culture of Mumbai during Ganesh Chaturthi. During these 10 days, I take off from the shoot to visit my friends and families, for the bid and the festive lunch, which is really delicious. It is very fun to visit different pandas in Mumbai and witness the great decoration and cultural events. The festival brings everyone together. In fact, right now, I am filming an episode of Ganesh Utsav celebrations, which has brought me closer to the festivities. Shrashti Maheshwari: I love singing, it brings me inner peace
Shrashti Maheshwari says: “I have not been able to visit my house for two years during the Ganpati festival, but I celebrate it in Mumbai with friends and co-stars. It is a beautiful festival of happiness and union. I love singing Ganpati Bappa Morya. It gives me inner peace and positive energy. Sarrtaj Gill: the government must restrict the size of Ganpati to 2 only feet
Sarrtaj Gill de la ' Gudiya Hamari Sab Par Bhari ' -fame says, “For the last 8 years, I have been celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi at my uncle’s place and I am the one who takes Ganpati for immersion. However, the government must restrict the size of idols to 2 only feet , as huge idols do not dissolve easily and keep lying around for weeks. People must celebrate in an environment-friendly manner.”
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