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Inside Sushmita Sen, Nushrat Jehan, Charu Asopa’s Durga Puja celebrations

Bollywood has kickstarted Durga Puja in style as celebs shared pictures of the celebrations. Sushmita Sen, Charu Asopa, Nushrat Jehan, Juhi Chawla and Kajol were among those who shared photos.

bollywood Updated: Oct 04, 2019 17:58 IST
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Durga Puja 2019: Sushmita Sen looks gorgeous in this traditional get up.
Durga Puja 2019: Sushmita Sen looks gorgeous in this traditional get up.

As the country gears up for Durga Puja, Bollywood celebs also joined the festivities and shared pictures from their celebrations on social media. Actor Juhi Chawla promoted eco-friendly celebrations as she went pandal hopping and praised the ones she had visited.

MP and actor Nushrat Jehan has been sharing fresh looks for each day of Navaratri. In accordance with the rituals, each day is dedicated to a form of the goddess and each form has a favourite colour. Devotees use the colour in decorations, flowers and even wear clothes of the same colour to appease the goddess.



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Amar pujor prem.. !!! Shubho Panchami..!! @nikhiljain09

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Sharing pictures from an eco-friendly puja pandal, Juhi wrote on Instagram, “It was a fabulous pandal, the whole structure was made of eco-friendly material, traditional temple style magnificent with live dancers beautifully dressed, temple bells ,vedic chants in the background, exquisitely lit, quite breathtaking ...!

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Earlier, Sushmita Sen had shared a picture of herself decked up in a Bengali traditional avatar on the day that marked the beginning of Navaratri, also known as Mahalaya in Bengal. Sharing the image, she wrote, “Shubho Mahalaya to you & all your loved ones!!!Maa Durga’s homecoming for me, has always symbolised a time of #triumph of good over evil...of courage over fear...of love over hatred!!! I pray that She always reside in our hearts, embodying the ‘Shakti’ she so richly represents!! To new beginnings, prosperity, divine happiness & the ultimate #mother #duggadugga.”


Here sister-in-law and TV actor Charu Asopa also shared a picture of herself in a Bengali sari.


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Durga pooja 🙏

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Kajol was also spotted celebrating the festival with her family.

Kajol celebrates Durga Puja.
Kajol celebrates Durga Puja. ( Varinder Chawla )

While Navararti is a nine-day festival and began last Sunday, Durga Puja celebrations begin on the sixth day - Friday when people visit pandals and offer respect to the deity.

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