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Hrithik celebrates Mahashivratri with family

Last updated on: March 3, 2011 14:49 IST

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Hrithik Roshan and his family visited a Shiv temple in Panvel, which is 22 km from Mumbai, to conduct a pooja on the ocassion of Mahashivratri on Wednesday.

The actor has been making this annual trip for the past 12 years.

This year, he was accompanied by his father Rakesh Roshan, mother Pinky, sister Sunaina, brother-in-law Mohan Nagar, wife Sussanne and sons Hrehaan and Hridhaan.


Image: Hrithik Roshan and wife Sussanne offer prayers
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar
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Hrithik's maternal grandfather J Om Prakash has a farmhouse in Barapada village in Panvel. The farmhouse houses a Shiv temple.

Every year, Hrithik visits the temple on Mahashivratri, does a pooja, and serves food to the poor.


Image: Hrithik Roshan and Sussanne

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The temple has become a tourist spot, ever since it was built in 1980.

Image: Hrithik's grandfather J Om Prakash, father Rakesh Roshan and Hrithik

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Apparently, Hrithik's grandfather had asked him to help with the langars (feeding the poor), which are held twice a week at the temple.

Due to the actor's busy schedule, he cannot make the trip so often but makes it a point to visit on Mahashivratri.


Image: Sussanne, Rakesh Roshan, Sunaina with husband Mohan Nagar and Hrithik

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Apparently, all the Roshans -- including aunts, uncles and cousins -- would meet up at the farmhouse on Mahashivratri when Hrithik was a child.


Image: Sunaina and Mohan Nagar

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