Mumbai, Sep 1 (TruthDive): Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan along with his son Abhishek Bachchan and daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai visited Lalbaug to take part in the evening aarti of the ongoing Ganesh festival on Saturday.
The Bachchans got blessings of the elephant-headed god and performed the maha aarti. Bachchans are not visiting the temple for the first time this year, they have been visiting Lalbagh Ganpati since 1974. The Bachchans sang aarti for Lalbaugcha Raja. They were also seen waving hands at their fans inside the temple.
Aishwarya looked pretty in a traditional-festive avatar. She opted for a white salwar-kameez with deep red dupatta having golden dots all over and thick golden works at the corners and was having a small bindi on her forehead. The actress looked gorgeous in her traditional Indian attire. Abhishek wore a white pathan suit with a pink Nehru jacket.
After returning from Lalbaug, Big B shared photos on his official blog srbachchan.tumblr.com. He posted two pictures- one of the Ganesh idol and one of him performing aarti with Aishwarya and Abhishek. Also the 71-year-old actor posted a pretty picture of bahu Aishwarya on his blog.
The actor also posted few comments on Sunday that stated, “The divine presence of Ganesh at Lal Bagh … Lalbagh cha Raja…! The largest Ganesh during the entire festival of Ganapati… been going there since 1974”.
Every year, many Bollywood celebrities visit the famous pandal in the Lalbaug area of Mumbai to seek the blessings of the Almighty. Now in its 80th year, the Lalbaugcha Raja had attracted devotees not only from the city but from across the state.
Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated all over India, particularly in the state of Maharastra the festival is celebrated in a grand manner.