August 28, 2017 11:06 IST

Riteish Deshmukh makes eco-friendly Ganesha idol, dedicates to farmers

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Actor-producer Riteish Deshmukh has self-created an eco-friendly Ganesha idol and dedicated it to Indian farmers. On Sunday, Riteish tweeted a video in which he is seen creating the idol using clay. Credit: Twitter/Riteishd
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"Celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi in America. Made an idol, I humbly dedicate it to our Farmers," Riteish captioned it. In the video, he says, "Hi guys, so this year again, I am going to make an eco-friendly Ganesha." Credit: Twitter/Riteishd
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He is seen making the turbaned idol from scratch and even paints it. Credit: Twitter/Riteishd
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"This turban represents every farmer in India. As a son of a farmer, I dedicate this idol to them," Riteish, son of late Maharashtra Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh, posted. Credit: Twitter/Riteishd
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Thanking his wife Genelia, Ritesh wrote: "I wanna thank Baiko for inspiring me to do this and also for shooting this video. God bless you all with happiness, prosperity and love." Credit: Twitter/Riteishd