RARE PIX: Bollywood celebrates Holi over the years
Holi has always been an important festival in Bollywood -- whether on screen or off it.
We stumbled upon some rare pictures of movie stars celebrating Holi -- in the famous parties of Raj Kapoor, Subhash Ghai and Shabana Azmi among others.
Have a look.
We start with Raj Kapoor's Holi bash at his Chembur residence. In this picture, the legend dances with another movie legend, Amitabh Bachchan.
Image: Raj Kapoor and Amitabh Bachchan
Shah Rukh Khan
A young looking Shah Rukh Khan tests his water gun before aiming at the guests.
Check out this video of SRK playing Holi, and later, dancing with his wife Gauri.
Image: Shah Rukh Khan
Salman Khan (centre) fools around with Ratan Jain of Venus Records and Ramesh Taurani of Tips Cassettes.
Image: Ratan Jain, Salman Khan and Ramesh Taurani
Raveena Tandon, Akshay Kumar
Back in the days when they were dating, Raveena Tandon and Akshay Kumar look happy in each other's company.
Image: Raveena Tandon and Akshay Kumar
Shah Rukh Khan, Abhishek Bachchan
Much before he joined the film industry, Abhishek Bachchan looked youthful as he bonded with Shah Rukh Khan.
Image: Shah Rukh Khan and Abhishek Bachchan
Madhuri Dixit, Subhash Ghai
Madhuri Dixit shares some fun times with her mentor Subhash Ghai (they delivered two hits in Ram Lakhan and Khalnayak).
Image: Madhuri Dixit and Subhash Ghai
Karan Johar, Shilpa Shetty, Kirron Kher
Karan Johar, Shilpa Shetty and Kirron Kher take some time out from playing with colours to chat.
Image: Karan Johar, Shilpa Shetty and Kirron Kher
Tabu, Aadesh Shrivastava
Tabu and music composer Aadesh Shrivastava chat after playing with colours.
Image: Tabu and Aadesh Shrivastava
Actress Anjana Sukhani wears white and gets ready to play Holi.
Image: Anjana Sukhani
Shabana Azmi, Javed Akhtar
Shabana Azmi and Javed Akhtar dance during the Holi celebrations at their home. Son Farhan also looks like he's having fun.
Image: Shabana Azmi and Javed Akhtar. Inset: Farhan Akhtar
Pooja Bedi gets drenched in Holi colours at a Zoom party.
Image: Pooja Bedi
Arshad Warsi, Dia Mirza
Arshad Warsi and Dia Mirza reach out to their fans on Holi.
Image: Arshad Warsi and Dia Mirza
Ekta Kapoor, Sanjay Gupta
Image: Ekta Kapoor and Sanjay Gupta