As the entire nation welcomed Lord Ganesh on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi on 29 August, Bollywood too celebrated the festival with their family.
Shraddha Kapoor, Rani Mukerji, Govinda, Jeetendra, Vivek Oberoi, Sonu Sood, Shreyas Talpade, Shakti Kapoor and others offered their prayers as they welcomed the deity to their homes.
Bollywood star Salman Khan has been regularly celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi for over 12 years now at his Galaxy Apartments residence in Bandra. However, this year the superstar had to miss the festival as he had to leave for Los Angeles for a routine health checkup.
Even Shah Rukh Khan, brings his Ganpati home every year, where the entire family celebrates Ganeshotsav.
While, Ranbir Kapoor and his entire family gets together and celebrates the special occasion, Neil Nitin Mukesh and his family every year bring one of the most beautiful and largest Ganesha idols to their home. Lord Ganesh stays with the family for the entire 11-day period.
Hrithik Roshan celebrates with his family and joins the crowds at Juhu during the Ganpati celebrations. The "Bang Bang" star is a believer of Lord Ganesha.
Even Govinda, Shakti Kapoor, Sood celebrated the festival by bringing the lord to their homes.
Meanwhile, several Bollywood biggies took to micro-blogging site Twitter to join the celebration and wish their fans love and luck. Akshay Kumar, Priyanka Chopra and others wished that the lord brings peace and love to everyone.
Happy Ganesh Chaturthi to everyone. Always be happy. pic.twitter.com/BfxdUpjuX0
— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) August 29, 2014
Happy Ganesh Chaturthi to everyone..may Ganpati bappa bless us with peace and happiness..heres to new beginnings.. — PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) August 29, 2014
Akshay Kumar: "Loud music, traffic jams but no complaints as the Lord makes way into our hearts once again. Praying that He removes all obstacles in our and our dear ones' lives! #GanpatiBappaMorya"
Tusshar Kapoor: "Happy Ganesh Chaturthi! May he give us the strength, like every year, to fight our inner demons and external battles till he comes back again!"
— TAMMY (@bomanirani) August 29, 2014
Emraan Hashmi: "Happy Ganesh Chathurti! Raja aaj aa raha hai!"
Vivek Oberoi: "Ganpati Bappa Moriya! May we all be blessed by the divine. Enjoy the modaks and puranpolis."
Anupam Kher: "Happy Ganesh Chaturthi to all. Love, Peace & Happiness always."
Shreya Ghoshal: "Happy Ganesh Chaturthi!!! Ganapati Bappa Morya!!! Missing all the mumbai festivities! Craving for the Modak."