When Bollywood stars get festive...
Star couple Aishwarya Rai and Abhishek Bachchan made a public appearance to celebrate Gudi Padwa with their fans in Mumbai.
Organised by the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena, the festive ceremony was held on March 21 and was attended by many devotees.
A look at the couple offering prayers:
Dressed in colour-coordinated ethnic outfits, the star couple made their way to the venue amidst gathered fans.
Gudi Padwa marks the beginning of the new year according to the Hindu calendar.
Aishwarya, who's been on a break from films for a few years now, is set to make a much talked about comeback with Sanjay Guta's Jazba.
Abhishek, meanwhile, is gearing up for Umesh Shukla's All Is Well.
The actor-couple offers prayers at the ceremony.
While Ash's Anita Dongre salwar kameez looked striking, Abhishek cut a dapper figure in his white kurta pyjama that he paired with a saffron jacket.
Abhishek and Aishwarya join in the revelry.
The Bachchans, photographed here deep in conversation.
Abhishek makes his way back to his vehicle amidst tight security.
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar