Bollywood's Ganpati celebrations
With chants of Ganapati Bappa Moraya, lakhs of people welcomed Lord Ganesha on the first day of annual festival including Bollywood celebrities.
Asha Bhosle went to Neil Nitin Mukesh's for darshan. 'today asha ji(asha bhosle ji) came home for darshan.had such a great time chatting with her over old songs and memories. Legendary', Neil tweeted.
Riteish Deshmukh will be missing the celebrations at home. 'Missed the Ganpati celebrations at home- working in Manali- last 8 days n we will almost be done with the shooting of the film,' he wrote.
Divya Dutta had friends coming over to see Lord Ganesha. 'Not a moment to sit today! So touched wth all frnds coming over to visit bappa! Thanx fr all t warmth n fr making us feel so truly cared fr,' she wrote.
Image: Asha Bhosle
Bipasha and Sonam are star-struck!
Bipasha Basu can't stop raving about friend Ranbir Kapoor in Rockstar.
'Really hve 2 share this,Rockstar is by far d best n d most captivating trailer tht I hve seen.Ranbir looks like a powerhouse performer!:)'
She was all praise for singer Atif Aslam too. 'Need to see Atif Aslam perform live! Love, love the way he sings! Driving to location and listening to all my fav tracks of his!' she added.
Meanwhile, Sonam Kapoor thinks Vidya Balan is brilliant in The Dirty Picture. 'Ohmigod just say the promo of dirty picture. Vidya balan I bow down to you. You are bold provocative and f..ing brilliant', she wrote.
Image: Bipasha Basu
Preity's French affair
Preity Zinta was recently in Paris, trying to approach French First Lady and singer Carla Bruni to sing for her maiden project Ishq in Paris.
In the meantime, she's already practicing French. 'Just landed in Paris ! Was trying 2 practice my french with Air France Crew & Dey surprised me with their Hindi !' she tweeted.
The actress is now off to Venice for Venice Film Festival. 'Its time 2 say goodbye 2 French Fries and Hi 2 French Fashion ! Yess .. I will leave 4 Venice Film Festival Tomorrow . So excited :-) Ting !' she added later.
Ishq in Paris is an Indo-French venture.
Image: Preity Zinta
Bromance in the air
Desi Boyz Akshay Kumar and John Abraham are bonding big time on the sets of the film. 'Shootin r 2nd song back 2 back for DESI BOYZ. Choreographer Bosco is killin us wiv his dance moves. But John & I have never looked better :) Can't wait for ur feedback...' Akshay gushed.
R Madhavan, on the other hand, is all praise for Milind Soman's physique. 'Working with good old pal Miland Soman again after 12 years. The Man looks as stunning as he did then . Unbelievable .. He is now my new idol in terms of looks. Have to be like him. Wish me luck,' he wrote.
Image: Akshay Kumar and John Abraham in Desi Boyz
Priyanka is a party animal
With Ra.One releasing soon and his knee getting better, Shah Rukh Khan is in high spirits. He wished his fans on twitter. 'eid mubarak...& happy ganesh chaturthi to everyone. have been happy moments and hard ones in he same hour. at the end i know it will be satisfying though. love u all,' he tweeted.
SRK also threw a grand party at his house Mannat for his friends.
Priyanka Chopra, one of the invitees, partied till dawn. 'uff too early to fly..Hardly slept like an hour. Met wonderful friends at @iamsrk s Eid party,' she tweeted.
Image: Shah Rukh Khan
Photographs: Reuters/Amit Dave