Here's how Bollywood celebrates Diwali
It's that dazzling time of the year again. The sparkling festival of Diwali is just around the corner.
Sure, it marks the release of biggies like Blue, Main Aurr Mrs Khanna and All The Best. But there's more to the Bollywood-Diwali connection than you think. Both are synonymous with lights, action and festivity.
rediff.com celebrates Diwali and its splendour-filled elements through the eyes of Bollywood.
It's called the festival of lights. And with good reason. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan gets into the spirit of Diwali with a radiant diya in her hand.
Image: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Ladoos, barfi, jalebis...
Image: Hema Malini, Amitabh Bachchan, Rani Mukerji, Salman Khan
Diwali devoid of fireworks is pretty much like Holi without colours. From classic sparklers to rounds of anaar, chakras and rockets, it's all part of the festive description. Check out how a protective Aamir Khan shows Juhi Chawla how it's done.
Image: Aamir Khan, Juhi Chawla
A loaded thali
Image: Jaya Bachchan
Festivals are a great excuse to shop for gold and fineries. Like Kareena Kapoor and Neha Dhupia who slip into their best festive gear adding glamour to this grand day.
Image: Kareena Kapoor, Neha Dhupia
Kandeels, Rangolis and more!
Diwali and decorations go hand in hand. And so your abode adorns dozens of lamps, strings of marigold, shimmering fairy lights, kandeels (paper lanterns) and colourful patterns of rangoli.
The equally decked up backdrop behind the glittery trio of Linda Arsenio, Aftab Shivdasani and Aamna Sharif is case in the point.
Image: Linda Arsenio, Aftab Shivdasani and Aamna Sharif