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Many Bollywood stars including Kajal Aggarwal, Rakul Preet Singh, Shilpa Shetty and Gul Panag shared pictures and videos on Lohri.

Kajal Aggarwal celebrates first Lohri after marriage, Rakul Preet on Mayday sets

PUBLISHED ON JAN 14, 2021 01:11 PM IST
A number of film stars shared pictures and videos from their Lohri celebrations. Some like Rakul Preet Singh celebrated it on the set of her upcoming film, May Day. See here.
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Each year, the festival is observed on the night before Makar Sankranti, in accordance with the solar part of the lunisolar Bikrami calendar.
Each year, the festival is observed on the night before Makar Sankranti, in accordance with the solar part of the lunisolar Bikrami calendar.

Lohri 2021: History, significance and celebrations of the mid-winter festival

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Jahnavi Gupta, Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 13, 2021 09:32 PM IST
Lohri 2021: Lohri is primarily celebrated in the Punjab region of the Indian subcontinent by Sikhs and Hindus. This year, the mid-winter festival is being observed on January 13. Here's all you need to know about its history, significance and celebrations in India
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Wish that the warmth of bonfire, the sweetness of gud and rewari on Lohri remain with you forever. Happy Lohri!
Wish that the warmth of bonfire, the sweetness of gud and rewari on Lohri remain with you forever. Happy Lohri!

Happy Lohri 2021: WhatsApp messages, Facebook status, quotes, SMS to wish Lohri

By Jahnavi Gupta, Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 13, 2021 09:31 PM IST
Happy Lohri 2021: Here are some WhatsApp messages, Facebook status, quotes, wishes, images and SMS to share with your family, friends and loved ones in celebration of the mid-winter festival of Lohri.
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Students performing celebrating on the eve of Lohri festival in Amritsar, Punjab, India on Tuesday, January 12, 2020. (Sameer Sehgal/Hindustan Times)
Students performing celebrating on the eve of Lohri festival in Amritsar, Punjab, India on Tuesday, January 12, 2020. (Sameer Sehgal/Hindustan Times)

Lohri 2021: Interesting facts, significance about the harvest festival

ANI
UPDATED ON JAN 12, 2021 08:43 PM IST
Happy Lohri 2021: Lohri, the harvest festival celebrated on January 13 every year, marks the end of winter and the time to harvest rabi crops.
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Magh Bihu 2021: Date, significance and celebrations of the harvest festival in Assam, India(Twitter/mi_hilly)
Magh Bihu 2021: Date, significance and celebrations of the harvest festival in Assam, India(Twitter/mi_hilly)

Magh Bihu 2021: Date, significance, celebrations of Assam's harvest festival

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Zarafshan Shiraz
PUBLISHED ON JAN 12, 2021 06:12 PM IST
  • Magh Bihu 2021: Like Lohri and Makar Sankranti, Assam’s Magh Bihu or Bhogali Bihu also marks the end of cold and harsh winter months and here’s all you need to know about the date, significance and celebration of the harvest festival in agriculture-based India
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Gajar Ka Halwa(Instagram)
Gajar Ka Halwa(Instagram)

Treat your taste buds with these traditional foods on Lohri

ANI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 12, 2021 05:09 PM IST
Lohri, the harvest festival celebrated in January, marks the end of winter and the time to harvest rabi crops.
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Vendors in DCM Road, Kishan Ganj market sells more than four types of groundnut and 10 varieties of chikki at much affordable prices.(Shivam Saxena/HT )
Vendors in DCM Road, Kishan Ganj market sells more than four types of groundnut and 10 varieties of chikki at much affordable prices.(Shivam Saxena/HT )

Winter delights: ’Tis the season to relish gajak, mungfali, rewri

By Ruchika Garg, Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 12, 2021 04:24 PM IST
The fresh winter snacks that’s brimming the stocks of wholesale shops at Kishanganj, near Aazad Market is the place to shop for your favourite delights.
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Lohri celebrations have become more intimate this year amid the coronavirus scare. Those catering food at parties share the demand for vegetarian food has also gone up amid bird flu.(Sonu Mehta/HT)
Lohri celebrations have become more intimate this year amid the coronavirus scare. Those catering food at parties share the demand for vegetarian food has also gone up amid bird flu.(Sonu Mehta/HT)

Lohri 2021: Intimate gatherings, home chefs book veg orders more

UPDATED ON JAN 12, 2021 04:05 PM IST
Caterers share the demand for home chefs has increased as denizens prefer intimate gatherings this year, and preference for vegetarian food has also gone up amid the bird flu.
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Mira Rajput shared pictures from their Makar Sankranti celebrations.
Mira Rajput shared pictures from their Makar Sankranti celebrations.

Makar Sankranti 2020: Mira Rajput shares pic of daughter Misha flying kite, relaxed selfie too

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2020 10:50 AM IST
Shahid Kapoor’s wife Mira Rajput took to Instagram to share pictures of her family time on Makar Sankranti, showing daughter Misha flying a kite.
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Mira Rajput and Hina Khan shared videos and pictures from their Lohri 2020 celebrations.
Mira Rajput and Hina Khan shared videos and pictures from their Lohri 2020 celebrations.

Lohri 2020: Mira Rajput gives glimpses of celebration with Shahid Kapoor, Hina Khan posts video with boyfriend

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JAN 14, 2020 09:21 AM IST
Lohri 2020: Shahid Kapoor’s wife Mira Rajput and actor Hina Khan celebrated the harvest festival on Monday and posted videos of their celebrations with family and friends. See pictures here.
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Happy Lohri 2020: Here are some lip-smacking delicacies to celebrate Lohri.
Happy Lohri 2020: Here are some lip-smacking delicacies to celebrate Lohri.

Happy Lohri 2020: Here are some lip-smacking delicacies to celebrate Lohri

By Samarth Goyal | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 13, 2020 03:47 PM IST
Lohri 2020: The festival of Lohri has a lot to offer — great food, a taste of tradition, dance and dhol.
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Lohri 2020: A number of Bollywood stars wished fans on the festival.
Lohri 2020: A number of Bollywood stars wished fans on the festival.

Lohri 2020: Akshay Kumar, Hema Malini, Neena Gupta greet fans

By HT Correspondent | Asian News International, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 13, 2020 03:30 PM IST
Lohri 2020: On the festive occasion of Lohri, many Bollywood stars including Akshay Kumar, Neena Gupta, Hema Malini, Dharmendra and Raveena Tandon among others wished their fans.
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Amritsar, India- January 12, 2020: People purchase kites on the eve of Lohri festival at a market, in Amritsar, India, on Sunday, January 12, 2020. (Photo by Sameer Sehgal / Hindustan Times)
Amritsar, India- January 12, 2020: People purchase kites on the eve of Lohri festival at a market, in Amritsar, India, on Sunday, January 12, 2020. (Photo by Sameer Sehgal / Hindustan Times)

Happy Lohri 2020: Here’s how the festival got its name

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2020 08:42 AM IST
Lohri 2020: According to beliefs, the items are fed to the fire god to appease him and bless everyone with abundance and prosperity.
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Jammu, India – January 12, 2020: A roadside vendor displays customary eatables like peanuts, popcorns and other snacks ahead of Lohri festival, which will celebrated on 13th January every year in Jammu, on Sunday, January 12, 2020. On the Lohri day people fly kites in the day and light bonfires in the night to celebrate the event Lohri.(Photo by Nitin Kanotra / Hindustan Times)
Jammu, India – January 12, 2020: A roadside vendor displays customary eatables like peanuts, popcorns and other snacks ahead of Lohri festival, which will celebrated on 13th January every year in Jammu, on Sunday, January 12, 2020. On the Lohri day people fly kites in the day and light bonfires in the night to celebrate the event Lohri.(Photo by Nitin Kanotra / Hindustan Times)

Happy Lohri 2020: 5 things that are an integral part of the festival

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 13, 2020 03:23 PM IST
Lohri 2020: The festival is celebrated to mark the end of winter and is associated with the harvest of the Rabi crop. The festival is also known as Lohadi or Lal Loi.
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The objective of NPR is to create a “comprehensive identity database of every usual resident” in India.(Anshuman Poyrekar /HT File Photo)
The objective of NPR is to create a “comprehensive identity database of every usual resident” in India.(Anshuman Poyrekar /HT File Photo)

News updates from Hindustan Times: New NPR records to include mother tongue of residents and all the latest news

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 13, 2020 08:56 AM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
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Happy Lohri 2020: Lohri significance, history and folklore.
Happy Lohri 2020: Lohri significance, history and folklore.

Happy Lohri 2020: Lohri significance, history and folklore

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2020 09:18 AM IST
Happy Lohri 2020: The harvest festival is celebrated with tremendous enthusiasm by people, who get along with their family and friends on this festive occasion.
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Amritsar: Young girls wearing traditional Punjabi attire pose with kites during an event ahead of Lohri festival, in Amritsar, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. (PTI Photo)(PTI1_11_2020_000134B)(PTI)
Amritsar: Young girls wearing traditional Punjabi attire pose with kites during an event ahead of Lohri festival, in Amritsar, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. (PTI Photo)(PTI1_11_2020_000134B)(PTI)

Happy Lohri 2020: 5 make-up hacks to make you shine this Lohri

By Saumya Sharma | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 13, 2020 09:32 AM IST
Happy Lohri 2020: If you’re someone who loves to own the picture-perfect look, here are 5 makeup hacks to keep that shine on during the festival of Lohri.
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Amritsar, India – January 11, 2020: Students in traditional attire during a celebration ahead of Lohri festival in Amritsar, Punjab, India on Saturday, January 11, 2020.(Sameer Sehgal/Hindustan Times)
Amritsar, India – January 11, 2020: Students in traditional attire during a celebration ahead of Lohri festival in Amritsar, Punjab, India on Saturday, January 11, 2020.(Sameer Sehgal/Hindustan Times)

Happy Lohri 2020: Here are few traditional recipes to treat your taste buds to this festival

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 13, 2020 10:08 AM IST
Lohri 2020: Observed annually on January 13, Lohri is associated with the harvest of the Rabi crop and marks the end of winter. Food is an integral part of all Indian festivals.
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Jammu: Students in traditional attire dance around a bonfire as they celebrate Lohri festival in Jammu, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020.(PTI)
Jammu: Students in traditional attire dance around a bonfire as they celebrate Lohri festival in Jammu, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020.(PTI)

Happy Lohri 2020: Here are songs that perfectly capture the spirit of the festival

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 13, 2020 09:35 AM IST
Lohri 2020: Lohri falls on January 13 every year and marks the auspicious period of Uttarayan. It is celebrated the night before Makar Sankranti.
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Happy Lohri 2020: Lohri is celebrated with the lighting of a bonfire.(HT Photo)
Happy Lohri 2020: Lohri is celebrated with the lighting of a bonfire.(HT Photo)

Happy Lohri 2020: Best Wishes, Messages, Quotes, Greetings, Images, Facebook and Whatsapp status for your loved ones

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 13, 2020 10:04 AM IST
Happy Lohri 2020: The Lohri festival signals the end of winter and also marks the culmination of the coldest night of the year. On this occasion, here are a few wishes you can use to greet your loved ones and wish them a bright and happy Lohri this year.
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Unitech Harmony is a housing complex located in sector-50 near Nirwana country, in Gurugram(Parveen Kumar/HT Photo)
Unitech Harmony is a housing complex located in sector-50 near Nirwana country, in Gurugram(Parveen Kumar/HT Photo)

A Gurugram condominium true to its name

By Kankana Roy Jain | Hindustan Times, Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON MAR 24, 2019 03:43 AM IST
The amenities already present in the condominium include a two-storey club house that contain a fully equipped gym, yoga room, table tennis court and squash court. Outside, there is a basketball court, a badminton court, two children’s park and gardens and sitting spaces.
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Punjabi singer and actor, Millind Gaba shares his views on pollution free Lohri celebration.
Punjabi singer and actor, Millind Gaba shares his views on pollution free Lohri celebration.

I like the idea of green Lohri, but no one should be forced to celebrate it one way: Millind Gaba

By Ruchika Garg | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2019 01:27 PM IST
Punjabi singer and actor Milling Gaba was in Cyberhub, Gurugram for a Lohri celebration.
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Sara Ali Khan celebrates Lohri with mother Amrita Singh and a friend.
Sara Ali Khan celebrates Lohri with mother Amrita Singh and a friend.

Lohri 2019: Sara Ali Khan’s celebration with mom Amrita Singh is as warm as the festival. See pics

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JAN 14, 2019 01:49 PM IST
Actor Sara Ali Khan celebrated the festival of Lohri with mother Amrita Singh and designer Sandeep Khosla. Her photos are winning the internet.
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Sara Ali Khan kept her accessories simple because, because let’s face it, all eyes were on her show-stopping patiala salwar suit. (Instagram)
Sara Ali Khan kept her accessories simple because, because let’s face it, all eyes were on her show-stopping patiala salwar suit. (Instagram)

Sara Ali Khan stuns in pink patiala suit at Lohri celebration with mom Amrita Singh. See pics

By Sanya Panwar | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2019 10:38 AM IST
Sara Ali Khan kept things refreshing and interesting with her Lohri look, as she celebrated the festival with mother Amrita Singh at fashion designer Sandeep Khosla’s home.
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On Lohri, Akshay Kumar has shared a new photo from Kesari.
On Lohri, Akshay Kumar has shared a new photo from Kesari.

On Lohri 2019, Akshay Kumar’s latest Kesari pic is the perfect gift for his fans

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 13, 2019 06:08 PM IST
On Lohri, Akshay Kumar shared a new black-and-white photo from Kesari that shows him with his unit. The film is based on the famous Battle of Saragarhi.
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Happy Lohri Wishes 2019(Yourselfquotes)
Happy Lohri Wishes 2019(Yourselfquotes)

Happy Lohri 2019 wishes: Top 20 wishes, quotes, greetings, WhatsApp, SMS, Facebook messages, GIFs, status to make the festival more special

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 13, 2019 02:11 PM IST
Happy Lohri 2019 wishes: It’s that time of the year when we get together with our family and friends to celebrate the festival of Lohri around a bonfire with gazak, popcorn and revdi. Here are some Lohri wishes, quotes and pics to spread the happiness amidst your near and dear ones.
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We celebrate his warrior spirit as we recreate an era long gone.(Photo: Jasjeet Plaha/HT)
We celebrate his warrior spirit as we recreate an era long gone.(Photo: Jasjeet Plaha/HT)

Live on, warrior: A tribute to the brave Dulla Bhatti

By Shara Ashraf | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JAN 18, 2019 11:58 AM IST
Lohri 2019: The tale of Dulla Bhatti comes alive on Lohri. According to folklore, the brave rebel rescued girls from oppressors and married them off in traditional style. We celebrate his warrior spirit as we recreate an era long gone
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