Today in New Delhi, India
Oct 24, 2018-Wednesday
New Delhi
  • Humidity
  • Wind

Deepika, Aamir, Farhan and Hrithik: How Bollywood plans to celebrate Diwali

From Aamir Khan’s grand Diwali bash to Deepika Padukone’s family time and Hrithik’s private celebration with kids, here’s how Bollywood plans to celebrate this Diwali.

Diwali 2016 Updated: Oct 29, 2016 10:35 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times
Deepika Padukone,Aamir Khan,Hrithik Roshan
From Aamir Khan’s grand Diwali bash to Deepika Padukone’s family time and Hrithik’s private celebration with kids, here’s how Bollywood plans to celebrate this Diwali.

Diwali, the festival of lights, brings home happy memories for everyone. It’s an occasion when many take off from work on mini vacations and celebrate with loved ones.

From Aamir Khan’s grand bash to Deepika Padukone spending time with family and Hrithik’s private plans, here’s how Bollywood lights up this Diwali.

Aamir Khan

Actor Aamir Khan is riding high on the praises being showered over the trailer of his upcoming feature Dangal. His near and dear ones are of the opinion that the incredible word of mouth generated by the trailer calls for a celebration. Acknowledging the response, Aamir has decided to treat his family and friends over the Diwali weekend. Word has it that the star, who traditionally organises big bashes for Diwali, will celebrate the festival of lights and the love coming in for the Dangal trailer both together. The actor is to turn host for a private party at his Bandra residence, which will have his family and friends in attendance.

Hrithik Roshan

Amidst all the buzz surrounding Kaabil trailer, Hrithik will take some time off to celebrate Diwali with his kids Hrehaan and Hredaan. The actor is known to be a doting dad and makes the most of his free time by spending with his two bundles of joy. Hrithik has planned a private Diwali with his kids.

Deepika Padukone

The gorgeous actress whose name is a synonym for the festival of lights, is travelling back to her roots. It’s Bangalore calling for Deepika Padukone this Diwali, a festival very close to the actress’s heart, and she is leaving no stone unturned to celebrate it with her family. Unwinding from her hectic promotional schedule for her upcoming Hollywood release, xXx : Return of Xander Cage, Deepika will visit the southern city where she will brighten up her home along with her sister and parents.

Deepika shares, “Diwali is the festival of lights, joy and happiness and has always been a very special festival for all of us! So I decided to spend quality time with my family before I immerse myself in Padmavati.”

The visit also serves as a break for the actress who will soon start shooting for Sanjay Leela Bhansali-helmed Padmavati.

Sanjay Dutt

This Diwali is extremely special for the Dutt household as it is Sanjay’s first post release from jail. The actor and his family have extensive Diwali plans which begin Dhanteras onwards. Sanjay along with wife Manyata, and their twins Sharaan and Iqra will perform a pooja for Dhanteras at their residence. Sanjay’s sisters Priya and Namrata Dutt will be attending the rituals. There will be a special family dinner hosted by Sanjay and Manyata. The duo has made extensive arrangements for the Laxmi pooja and Sanjay is personally looking into all the arrangements. Sanjay and Manyata will also be attending Amitabh Bachchan’s Diwali bash later in the night.

Farhan Akhtar

It’s going to be a ‘Rocking’ Diwali for Farhan Akhtar who will celebrate the festival with his Rock On!! 2 team. Amidst the ongoing promotional spree, Farhan Akhtar is set to have a get together with his entire Rock On!! 2 team to bask in the festival season.

Tiger Shroff

Tiger Shroff, the young actor who nurtures a close bond with his family, has ensured that he will spend time with family to celebrate Diwali. He will be with parents Jackie and Ayesha Shroff and sister Krishna during the Diwali rituals and Laxmi pooja.

Shraddha Kapoor

Shraddha Kapoor is gearing up to celebrate Diwali with friends-turned-family, her Rock On!! 2 team. The gorgeous actress will also spend a part of her day at home with her family and take part in the Diwali pooja. The actress is conscious of following traditions, and Diwali festivities have been a custom at the Kapoor household. The young actress will be seen juggling between family and friends this Diwali and has planned her day ensuring a balance between both.

Kriti Sanon

Kriti Sanon, who is currently in Lucknow shooting for her upcoming film Bareilly ki Barfi, plans to travel to the national capital to ring in Diwali with friends and family. The actress, who has been living independently in Mumbai, misses her parents and sister. Instead of flying back to her Mumbai house, Kriti will most likely visit her parents to spend quality time with family and childhood friends.

Yami Gautam

The gorgeous actress, who is soaking in the love coming her way for her recently released Kaabil trailer, is heading to her hometown Chandigarh to celebrate Diwali with her parents and sisters. Living away from her family, the self-made actress visits her folks back home as and when her work schedule permits.

Radhika Apte

The actress, who has been in the news for her performance in the critically-acclaimed Parched, has been making the right noise all throughout the year. After delivering outstanding applause-worthy performances with short films Phobia and Kriti in Bollywood and in the mega-blockbuster Kabali opposite Tamil superstar Rajinikanth, besides creating ripples internationally with Parched, Radhika will have a quiet Diwali. The actress is flying to London to be with her husband to celebrate the festival of lights privately.

Rajkumar Rao

The actor will be working on the festival day. After wrapping shoot for Vikram Aditya Motwane’s Trapped and Hansal Mehta’s Omerta, Rajkumar Rao has started shooting his next film, Bareilly ki Barfi. He will celebrate the festival of lights on the sets of Bareilly ki Barfi with the cast and crew.

Follow @htshowbiz for more

First Published: Oct 29, 2016 10:28 IST