Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan has taken to social media to share a picture of the Ganpati visarjan. The actor brings home the Elephant God every year at his Bandra residence.
After welcoming Ganpati Bappa home on the auspicious festival of Ganesh Chaturthi, they are now preparing to bid farewell to Ganpati Bappa by immersing him in water.
They are using Potash Alum, a household compound. An idol of 1.5-2 feet using it can be made at a minimal cost of just Rs. 3.
From iconic songs to pivotal sequences in movies, we take a look at five Bollywood movies where the 10-day-long Ganpati festival played an important role.
Here are 5 Bollywood songs that should invariably be on your playlists during this ongoing Ganeshotsav.
According to reports, Salman Khan wont be able to break the bio bubble, as he is currently shooting for the third instalment in the 'Tiger' film franchise.
Not all states have yet declared SOPs for the upcoming Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations on September 10. However, these six states including Maharashtra and Karnataka have outlined guidelines for the celebrations.
The Karnataka government has allowed five-day Ganesha festival celebrations from September 10 in those districts where the COVID test positivity rate is below two per cent.
The Maharashtra government has issued guidelines regarding Ganeshotsav celebrations, saying that processions should not be taken out before installing and immersing the idols of the deity.
At least 40 police personnel are present at the spot along with other authorities and professional swimmers to carry out rescue operations
Addressing a press conference at the party office here, the SP chief, who was scheduled to meet party leader Azam Khan on Monday, also claimed that the administration has said his visit could result in riots in Rampur.
Maharashtra witnessed 18 deaths as a result of drowning during the immersion of idols on ‘Anant Chaturdashi’, the last day of Ganesh festival.
The accused lured the minor and took her behind the pandal
A recently-launched book, 'Ganapati', carries paintings, drawings and sculptures of artist Sujata Bajaj and text by Jean Claude Carriere. Perhaps it was the darshan (the blessed vision) that both of them had been waiting for years.
In a video advertisement released by Meat and Livestock Australia recently, Lord Ganesha along with other religious figures is found to be 'toasting lamb'.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
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