Here's everything you need to know about Holi, the colorful Hindu festival that says good riddance to winter by welcoming spring! A woman smeared with colored powder shakes her head during Holi celebrations in Mumbai, India on March 2, 2018.
According to an Indian mythological tale, the festival of Holi celebrates the victory of good over evil. "Before I create this style, I take a generous amount of fruit infused oil and apply it to my hair, it helps protect my hair from the harsh holi colours". Delhi Police said it had made proper arrangements in case of any hooliganism during the celebrations, requesting the people to obey rules for safe celebration and stay away from drunken driving. No untoward incident was reported. And on that note, we take a look at some Bollywood celebrities celebrating the festival of colours with their loved ones.
Amrapali Gupta: The colors of Holi, taste of traditional food with drinks and the music have spread all over the country. While in the morning people had splash of water with, in the afternoon they played with "gulal".
After a day of play with colours, people clean up, wash and bathe, sober up and dress up in the evening and greet friends and relatives by visiting them and exchanging candies. The festival of colors celebrates the start of spring, new beginnings and is a long-lasting Indian tradition for Hindu people.
The Prime Minister also wished everyone "happy Holi". Amid tight security arrangement, people thronged streets and played colour. It is a festival of brotherhood and people should celebrate with this spirit.
Holi marks the end of the winter period and the start of spring - which is definitely a cause for celebration.
"Heartiest greetings to all on the auspicious occasion of Holi".
He wished, "May this festival paint our lives with the bright hues of peace, harmony, prosperity and happiness". The festival liquor we love and the festival food that tingles our tongue. the Holi dance which makes us go insane all under one roof. Abhishek Bachchan who is now shooting for Anurag Kashyap's Manmarziyan with Vicky Kaushal and Taapsee Pannu was not present.
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