Riteish Deshmukh featured in Star Pravah's video Thank God, Bappa, in which he explains how Bappa is great because he is not like us mortals. The Marathi song is unlike any other song for the festival but it sure has a poignant message
Set against the background of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai, the short clip also offers snippets of Nargis Fakhri, who plays the role of a DJ in the movie
"The streets are filled with the voice of human commemoration. The lively banter of speech and hilarity, of the presence of the entire family all together, perhaps this once in an entire year, of gifts and happiness," said Mr Bachchan
An inside pic of the revelries was posted by Salman's younger sister Arpita Khan who posed for pictures with as actress Amrita Arora, artist Rouble Nagi, fitness expert Deanne Pandey and Khan cousin Natascha Charak. Salman's brother Sohail, father Salim Khan and step-mother Helen were photographed right outside Galaxy Apartments
"I have very fond memories of the festival right from childhood. This is one festival when the entire family comes together. This year Saabir sir has been very sweet and accommodating to let me come back to Mumbai for two-three days from our Kerala shoot," said Shraddha Kapoor
Ganesh Chaturthi festivities have begun across the country and luckily for us, social media is around to help spread the good wishes and cheer. Madhuri shared her excitement at the start of the festival, while the ever-witty Twinkle had a secular message to spread. Also, Raveena and Arpita are batting for eco-friendly utsav this year
Last year, the Khans celebrated Ganesh Chaturthi at Salman's other sister Alvira's farmhouse in Mumbai with friends and family. Karisma Kapoor, Sooraj Pancholi, Mini Mathur and Pulkit Samrat attended. Family present included Salman's father Salim Khan, step-mother Helen, mother Salma and sister Arpita
Many lord Ganesha idol makers have reportedly started creating idols similar to Prabhas' pose, where he carries a 'Shivling' on his shoulder. "After learning the news, Prabhas is very keen to visit one such idol during the festival and take blessings"
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan visited Lalbaug along with his son Abhishek Bachchan and daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai to participate in the ongoing Ganesh festival.
Though Shah Rukh Khan has been away from home for a while now, life goes on as usual at the Khan household in Bandra.
Being one of the most important events in Maharashtra's festival calendar, Ganesh Chaturthi has found a significant space in Bollywood movies too.
The first teaser of superstar Rajinikanth's Tamil period-drama Kochadaiyaan will be released on the festive occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi Sep 9, announced the director of the film Soundarya Ashwin.