Mumbai, Sep 13: Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations have kicked off and the 10-day long festival is being celebrated with much fervour across the different parts of the nation.
And just like other devotees, our movie stars also got into the festive mood while welcoming the idol of Lord Ganesha at their homes.
Here is how our celebs are observing Ganesh Chaturthi this year.
Govinda along with wife Sunita and daughter Tina Ahuja marked the auspicious occasion at his home.
Ganesh Chaturthi is one of my favourite times of the year. I love the week long festivities and coming together of friends and families! ???
Wishing all of you a wonderful Ganesh Chaturthi pic.twitter.com/mdGaSG7cPn
— Sonam K Ahuja (@sonamakapoor) September 13, 2018
Anupam Kher took to social media to unveil a video from ‘MAGICAL’ Shree Ganesh Temple in Entebbe, Uganda. In the video, the devotees can be seen celebrating the sacred festival with playing drums and chanting ‘Ganpati Bappa Morya.’
This is MAGICAL !!!! Shree Ganesh Temple in Entebbe, Uganda celebrates #GaneshUtsav with the chants of #GanpatiBappaMorya. Listen to the sound of drums and the expressions on the faces of the people who are playing them.??? #GanpatiBappaMorya #MoryaRaBappaMoryaRe pic.twitter.com/80Eawtpkh6
— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPKher) September 12, 2018
Bollywood seems to be completely soaked in the festive spirit as heartfelt warm wishes are pouring in from them.
Celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Rishi Kapoor, Vivek oberoi Anushka Sharma, Varun Dhawan and Sunny Deol and many others sent online greetings to their friends, family and fans, wishing that the good lord blesses them all.
T 2929 – Ganapati Bappa Moreya .. !!???? pic.twitter.com/881dWVtYWN
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) September 11, 2018
Ganpati Bappya Morya! Sad that for the first time in over a decade I’m not there to bring #GanpatiBappa home! But happy that the entire family is celebrating! Kids are so excited! As always, ecofriendly Ganpati,made of pure shadu mathi & non toxic natural paints #GaneshChathurthi pic.twitter.com/4yCF6ZgYEL
— Vivek Anand Oberoi (@vivekoberoi) September 13, 2018
“Om Gan Ganpatay Namahay” pic.twitter.com/GyQEYIbWZt
— Rishi Kapoor (@chintskap) September 13, 2018
— VarunDhawan (@Varun_dvn) September 13, 2018
— Sunny Deol (@iamsunnydeol) September 13, 2018
Celebrities like Anushka, Varun and Vishal Dadlani also urged to celebrate an eco-friendly Ganesh Chaturthi.
Also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi, the auspicious day marks the birth of Hindu God Ganesha and starts with the ‘sthapana’ of the Lord in the house, ending with ‘visarjan’ on the tenth day.
Devotees clean up their houses and install idols of Lord Ganesha and worship him with flowers and delicious sweets.
The celebrations of Ganesh Chaturthi started today (September 13) and the visarjan will take place on September 23.
Here’s wishing you all a very Happy Ganesh Chaturthi 2018! Ganpati Bappa Morya !!