Ganesh Chaturthi marks the birth of Lord Ganesha and is observed with much gusto across the country. As a ceremony, people install handcrafted idols of Ganesha in their homes, followed by a 16 step ritual known as Shodashopachara Puja. The idols are immersed in water on Anant Chaturdashi.
From Bollywood actors to television stars, several celebs have over the years observed Ganesh Chaturthi and installed the idol at their homes and offices.
Here is how our celebs are observing Ganesh Chaturthi this year.
Jeetendra and his son Tusshar Kapoor celebrated Ganesh Chaturthi at their Mumbai residence
Yesteryear actor Jeetendra kept customary practice even this year, of welcoming the idol of Lord Ganesha at his home. He, along with his actor son Tusshar Kapoor and little grandson Laksshya performed the Ganesha puja at their Juhu residence in Mumbai.
Check out the photos and video of how Jeetendra and Tusshar Kapoor celebrated Ganesh Chaturthi.
Siddharth had a very quirky wish for his fans on Ganesh Chaturthi
Actor Siddharth, known for his sarcastic take on several issues, did not mind doing the same even on Ganesh Chaturthi. Here’s what he tweeted.
Rajkummar Rao goes organic with Ganesh Chaturthi celebration
Rajkummar Rao wished his fans on Ganesh Chaturthi by posting Lord Ganesh’s photo. He wrote, “Happy Ganesh Chaturthi Guys. Meet our organic Ganpati. Thank you Bappa for everything ❤️🙏@Patralekhaa9”
Arpita Khan Sharma and Aayush Sharma host Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations
Neil Nitin Mukesh announces next project on Ganesh Chaturthi
Neil Nitin Mukesh welcomed Lord Ganesha on the auspicious day of Ganesh Chaturthi. The actor posed with a clapboard, announcing his next project. (Photo credit: Varinder Chawla)
Athiya Shetty and father Suniel Shetty welcome Ganpathi
Bharti Singh celebrated Ganesh Chaturthi with husband Haarsh Limbachiaa
Govinda celebrated Ganesh Chaturthi at his home
Preity Zinta also wished her fans on Ganesh Chaturthi
Preirt Zinta tweeted, “May Lord Ganesha shower you with blessings and remove all obstacles from your way! ✨💫Happy #GaneshChaturthi! #गणेशचतुर्थी #GanpatiBappaMoriya”
Sushmita Sen wished Lord Ganesha, a happy birthday!
Actor and former Miss World Sushmita Sen tweeted, “Happpyyyyy Birthday Lord Ganesha!!! 🙏❤️💃🏻🎉😊A blessed & fortunate #ganeshchaturthi to everyone 😍😇I love you guys & wish you every happiness always!! #duggadugga 🙏😊💃🏻❤️”
Shahid Kapoor celebrated Ganesh Chaturthi on Indian Idol 10 sets
Batti Gul Meter Chalu actor Shahid Kapoor joined its contestants and host Maniesh Paul onto the stage for a dance. He latest also posted with the Indian Idol 10 for Maha Ganpati special episode. His co-star Shraddha Kapoor also joined him for a family picture along with the show’s judges Neha Kakkar, Vishal Dadlani and Anu Malik.
Check out some pictures of Shahid Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor from the Maha Ganpati special episode of Indian Idol 10.