The grand daawats, the enjoyable card events, the gathering of the who’s who of Bollywood dressed as much as the nines, a lot to the delight of the paparazzi are what lavish Diwali bashes are all about. Nonetheless, this 12 months, owing to the continuing pandemic, events have taken a backseat utterly and lots of stars have determine to cancel their lavish events altogether.
Ekta Kapoor and her household host a celebration yearly for mates and colleagues from the movie trade however Tusshar Kapoor says the plans are very totally different this 12 months.
“My household hosts an enormous Diwali occasion yearly however this 12 months attributable to Covid and the unhappy demise of shut household good friend Rishi Kapoor ji, we gained’t be having a Diwali occasion. We’ll after all spend time with one another. It’s going to be a somber Diwali, however not a black Diwali for certain. It is going to be a really completely satisfied Diwali however with a distinction,” shares the actor-producer.
The invites have additionally not been coming this 12 months in any respect, which signifies that it’s certainly going to be a quiet one for all.
“Sure the Diwali events aren’t taking place this 12 months however I’m not complaining as a result of I believe that’s giving me time to simply keep indoors keep secure and spend the pageant with my family members, my household,” shares actor Kriti Kharbanda.
Producer Anand Pandit’s Diwali occasion noticed attendance from Ajay Devgn, Hrithik Roshan, Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Vishal Bhardwaj, Satish Kaushik, Bipasha Basu, Richa Chadha, Kabir Khan, Abbas-Mastan, Rajkummar Rao, Karthik Aryan amongst others.
Speaking about his plans for this 12 months, he says, “Internet hosting a Diwali occasion is a practice I cherish very a lot and I personally stay up for it. However these are unprecedented occasions. We face an unrelenting world pandemic and it appears impractical and irresponsible to host a celebration proper now. It could be insensitive too when so many individuals have misplaced their family members and in addition a lot of our trade luminaries have handed on this 12 months.”
An everyday at many events throughout Diwali season for the previous few years, actor Athiya Shetty reveals that this 12 months it is going to be a lot quieter.
“Despite the fact that there gained’t be any extravagant events and large gatherings, it is going to be particular as a result of so many individuals will get to spend time with their households and shut ones. I positively really feel that it is going to be the identical for me, we at all times do a household dinner and I’m simply completely satisfied that I might get to spend time with my grandparents, that’s most essential for me,” she shares.
Even for Angad Bedi, not attending Bollywood Diwali events just isn’t a lot of a priority as he says, “This can be a very totally different 12 months. It’s a very introspecting 12 months. Individuals are going to be residence and that’s due to the pandemic and all of us will spend time with our personal folks. This 12 months is ending we Are grateful that we’re respiratory, I simply really feel we should always rely our blessing.”
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