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HindustanTimes Mon,29 Dec 2014
HT Exclusive: Aamir Khan plays Holi with family
Aamir Khan posed for an exclusive Holi shoot with family for Hindustan Times at his residence. Check out the pics. (HT Photo: Satish Bate)
Aamir Khan posed for an exclusive Holi shoot with family for Hindustan Times at his residence. Check out the pics. (HT Photo: Satish Bate)
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Aamir's Holi party with wife Kiran and son Azad refused to end.  (HT Photo: Satish Bate)
Rang De Gulaabi: Azad rubs gulaal on his dad
Rang De Gulaabi: Azad rubs gulaal on his dad's cheek, as mum Kiran Rao looks on.  (HT Photo: Satish Bate)
Azad had a ball smearing gulaal all over himself and his parents.  (HT Photo: Satish Bate)
Azad had a ball smearing gulaal all over himself and his parents.  (HT Photo: Satish Bate)

On Holi, prepare well to avoid damage to skin and hair

Enthusiasm often overtakes good sense on Holi and toxic chemicals used in colours play a spoiler. Dyes prepared from harmful substances such as acids, mica, glass powder and alkalis are fast replacing traditional herbs and flowers.

Five ways to play it safe this Holi

Amid the riot of powdered colours and watery splashes that Holi brings, revellers should not ignore safety measures. The festival of colours will be celebrated on Monday. Here are five tips to help you stay safe this Holi.

I was born on Holi, says Aamir Khan

In an exclusive Holi shoot with Hindustan Times, Aamir Khan, his wife Kiran Rao and son Azad had a ball playing with colours. The actor also revealed he was born on Holi and a nurse smeared gulaal on his cheek right after his birth.

What are our favourite musicians up to this Holi?

Some musicians will be working as usual today, while others are set to enjoy the festival of colours, writes Torsha Sen.

Bollywood actors share their craziest and funniest memories of Holi

Raveena Tandon couldn’t stop laughing till 6 in the evening, after having thandai for the first time. Richa Chadda took a shower for three hours after eating a bhang ka laddoo. We asked some Bollywood actors to share their most amusing memories of the festival.

Politicians are the face of Holi pichkaris this year

Thus, images of BJP leader Narendra Modi and Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal, plastered on these Holi accessories are selling like hot cakes in Delhi.

What about water-free Holi? We ask celebs

Does the idea of playing Holi without water appeal to you? We ask celebs what they think, writes Kavita Awaasthi.

'NaMo yellow' hottest colour this Holi in Patna

Narendra Modi's rivals may get away questioning the veracity of pre-poll surveys that give him a lead by way of the number of seats he is likely to win for his party in the ensuing Lok Sabha poll.

Let there be colour!

Ready to get down and dirty with gulaal and gubbaare this Holi? Round up your gang and give your pad a makeover to throw the hottest Holi shindig in the city this year. Quirky invites, delicious grub and organic colours are all you need to get this party started.

Holi recipes with a twist

Since Holi is around the corner, we decided to get some chefs to give the occasion’s traditional recipes a twist. For instance, instead of a regular glass of thandai, you can prepare Thandai Mousse or even Thandai Sorbet.

Holi trail

The festival isn’t just about playing with colours in your building compound; we look at Mumbai’s biggest and most elaborate parties.

Why did Mohit Raina skip special Holi party?

Mohit Raina, the star of Life OK's flagship show Devon Ke Dev Mahadev, skipped a special Holi celebration party organised by the channel recently. His absence from the event raised many questions.

Small screen revels in Holi fervour

Television stars soak in the spirit of the festival of colours across channels.

Immerse yourself in a riot of colours this Holi

The festival of colours brings with itself joy, togetherness and a chance to flaunt your beautiful self. Spruce up your face with the right make-up before you step out to play Holi.

After 'NaMo Chai', BJP launches 'NaMo Gulal' campaign

After "NaMo Chai", Delhi BJP has launched "NaMo Gulal" campaign ahead of Holi festival just before Lok Sabha polls.

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