Like every year, Bollywood celebrities ringed in the Karva Chauth festival with much fanfare. Aishwarya Rai and Jaya Bachchan broke their fast after seeing the Moon on Saturday at Jalsa. Unlike last year, Aishwarya's husband Abhishek was present for the occasion this time. Shweta Nanda, Anil Ambani and Tina Ambani too joined the Bachchans.
"While Jaya was seen wearing a modest, green salwar-kameez, Aishwarya drapeed a cream Abu Jani-Sandeep Khosla saree in Gujarati style. Shweta Nanda wore an anarkali suit with heavy Rajasthani gota work on it. Tina Ambani wore a simple orange and black outfit," Bollywood Life reported.
Meanwhile, Boney-Sridevi Kapoor, Sanjay-Maheep Kapoor, Raj-Shilpa Kundra were invited over to Anil Kapoor's residence on the occasion of Karva Chauth.
Interestingly, Manyata Dutt, whose husband Sanjay Dutt has been locked up at the Yerawada jail, paid him a visit. "Accompanied by her lawyer, Maanayata spent 15 minutes with Dutt, following which she left for Mumbai," The Times of India reported.
Some stars also took to Twitter to convey their best wishes:
"And as we turn the night to morning, wives turn on the morning light to fast and pray for their husbands.. It's Karva Chauth now!!" – Amitabh Bachchan.
"Happy Karvachauth to all the ladies observing...My favorite festival. Sacrificing for the one you love...Looking at your chaand...God bless." – Priyanka Chopra
"What is the english movie name for Karvachauth 'Fast and Furious'...one day Fast 364 days Furious." – Arshad Warsi.
"Karva chauth 2moro the ladies r getting mehendi done. Hate it when @TheShilpaShetty fasts as out of guilt I end up also fasting! :) 5th time." - Raj Kundra.
"Happy Karvachauth to all the lovely ladies, happy fasting have a great day!" – Arpita Khan.