Celebrity-Infused Ganesh Chaturthi 2023: Bollywood Icons Salman and SRK Join CM Shinde's Festivities
Ganesh Chaturthi, a festival celebrated with fervor and devotion throughout India, holds a special place in the hearts of the people of Maharashtra. In recent times, this celebration has taken on a whole new dimension, with prominent Bollywood celebrities enthusiastically participating in the festivities. Notably, the current Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Eknath Sambhaji Shinde, has been at the forefront of this cultural fusion, hosting a grand reception for Lord Ganapati at his residence. The event witnessed a constellation of Bollywood stars coming together to pay their respects to the revered deity.
A Star-Studded Welcome
CM Shinde's Ganpati welcome celebration was nothing short of spectacular, as it played host to a multitude of renowned Bollywood celebrities. The guest list read like a who's who of the industry, with luminaries including Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Jackie Shroff, Arjun Rampal, Suniel Shetty, Pankaj Tripathi, Arpita Khan Sharma, Ayush Sharma, and Pooja Hegde, among others, gracing the occasion with their presence.
In a moment that sent social media into a frenzy, a viral video captured the Khan duo, Salman and Shah Rukh Khan, together at the Chief Minister's residence. The two megastars seized the opportunity to pose for photographs during their visit, leaving fans ecstatic as these images circulated across various social media platforms.
The Khan Connection
Salman Khan, along with his sister Arpita Khan Sharma and her husband, actor Ayush Sharma, arrived at CM Shinde's residence to offer their prayers and pay their respects to Lord Ganapati. In a touching video, Salman Khan was seen standing before the idol with folded hands, engaged in a heartfelt prayer. The video also captured the actor offering floral tributes to the deity, showcasing his deep reverence.
Shah Rukh Khan, accompanied by his manager, was another star attraction at the event. CM Shinde extended a warm welcome to the superstar, presenting him with a garland, Lord Ganapati's idol, and a shawl. King Khan, known for his gracious demeanor, readily posed for photographs with the entire Shinde family, and these images quickly became viral sensations.
Beyond the Khans
The star power at CM Shinde's residence didn't end with Salman and Shah Rukh Khan. Other prominent Bollywood actors, including Jackie Shroff, Arjun Rampal, Suniel Shetty, and Pankaj Tripathi, were also in attendance. In a heartwarming video that garnered widespread attention, all four actors were captured participating in the Ganesh Aarti ceremony, demonstrating their devotion and respect for the festival and its significance.
- PTC PUNJABI