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Photo Gallery: Bollywood celebs welcome Ganpati Bappa amid full festive fervour

Zee Media Bureau | Sep 13, 2018, 14:27 PM IST

Shilpa Shetty and Raj Kundra bring home Ganesha idol every year

The auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi is here ( September 13) and the celebratory mood of devotees can be felt everywhere around. The devotees turn hosts to the Lord by inviting him to their homes. The freshness in the breeze and the picture-perfect weather strikes a perfect balance between mind, body, and soul. In order to please the Ganpati, and make him visit your abode year-on-year, we tell you how to perform the special ‘Ganesh Chaturthi’ puja (prayer) at home. Several Bollywood celebrities have welcomed the Gajanana this year as well. From Shilpa Shetty-Raj Kundra, Daisy Shah, JP Dutta to Sanjay Dutt—all have been clicked with the Ganpati idols. Check out the pictures: 

(Pic Courtesy: Yogen Shah)


Shilpa Shetty and Raj Kundra welcome Ganesha with full fervour

It is also known as Vinayak Chaturthi and is the major festival in Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Goa and Eastern parts of Odisha. (Pic Courtesy: Yogen Shah)


Suresh Oberoi prays to Bappa at home with grandson

Ganpati celebrations begin at Vivek Oberoi's residence. Suresh Oberoi and grandson pray to Bappa. 

(Pic Courtesy: Yogen Shah)


Vivek Oberoi's wife welcomes Gajanana at home

Vivek Oberoi's father and wife usher in the celebrations at home. (Pic Courtesy: Yogen Shah)


Sonu Sood with wife

Sonu Sood and wife welcome Ganpati at his residence which is beautifully decorated for Bappa. (Pic Courtesy: Yogen Shah)


John Abraham prays to Lord Ganpati

John Abraham visits Ajay Kapoor's residence to seek blessings of Gajanana. He even posed for some clicks.(Pic Courtesy: Yogen Shah)


Tusshar Kapoor and Jeetendra welcome Bappa at home!

The Kapoors welcome their Bappa at home. (Pic Courtesy: Yogen Shah)


Salman Khan's sisters bring home the Ganpati

Salman Khan's sisters Alvira and Arpita bring home the Ganpati. (Pic Courtesy: Yogen Shah)



Arpita carries Ganesha's idol

Alvira and Arpita bring home the Ganpati. They happily pose for the shutterbugs. (Pic Courtesy: Yogen Shah)


Rishi Kapoor with the Bappa idol

Rishi Kapoor brings Bappa home in full festive spirit. (Pic Courtesy: Yogen Shah)


Ganpati arrives at Sanjay Dutt's house

The more you worship with an open mind and sanctimonious thoughts—the more Ganpati will bestow you with wisdom, health, and prosperity. (Pic Courtesy: Yogen Shah)



Ganpati celebrations at filmmaker JP Dutta's home

Ganesh Chaturthi is a ten-day long festival marking the birth of Lord Ganesha. (Pic Courtesy: Yogen Shah)


Daisy Shah welcomes Bappa home!

In order to please the Ganpati, and make him visit your abode year-on-year, a special ‘Ganesh Chaturthi’ puja (prayer) is performed at home. (Pic Courtesy: Yogen Shah)

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