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EXCLUSIVE: Here's how Salim Khan, Govinda, Shilpa Shetty Kundra and Tusshar Kapoor celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi

Salim Khan, Shilpa Shetty, Govinda and Tusshar Kapoor share their experiences.
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It is tomorrow when Lord Ganesh will visit homes during this beautiful and vibrant festival of Ganesh Chaturthi. The whole city of Mumbai is decked up as woman dresses for her wedding day. You could see the crackers bursting in the air and people chanting Ganpati Bappa Maurya aloud on the streets of Maharashtra. 
 
This year, Ganesh Chaturthi 2017 will begin on 25th August and end on 5th September. Sweets like modak, jaggery and coconut are offered to the deity. And as we say that any occasion or festival is incomplete without the Bollywood tadka. 
 
We decided to get in touch with Salim Khan, Shilpa Shetty, Govinda and Tusshar Kapoor to know how they celebrate the festival. 
 
Salim Khan
 
 
In our house, we keep Ganpati for one and half days. Now, Arpita will come and manage everything as she does it every year. This time she will be keeping in her flat and we will be going there. For the last 14 years, it was here and now it will be moving to her place. Salman would be here for one day and celebrate the festival with us.  
 
Govinda
 
 
We keep Ganpati for one and half days. From the times when my mom was there, we started doing the pooja. And why did we start following it? Well, it's because that Ganpati gets prosperity and wealth. It gets positive energy at home. And this is one festive when people of all the religions come together and he is God of prosperity. 
 
Shilpa Shetty
 
 
I have been celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi for 7 years and this would be my eigth, but this time will give it a break as we haven't completed Dad's Barsi. I had started bringing home Ganpati once I got married (I had said I would when I was single) I have great faith in Ganesh ji, especially Lalbaug ka Raja (mine was a miniature version) the Lord of success and he's the remover of obstacles. Saying that I believe that whilst the belief is still strong I'm against non eco-friendly idols. I'm a staunch believer of religion and highly  spiritual but hate the aftermath of the immersion. I live on the beach and seeing is believing! It's such a disservice to the universe. I've decided next year on, I will continue with this tradition but bring in a smaller mud made Ganpati (did an eco-friendly one last year too). I will start (being) the change I want to see. I have many memories connected to this especially the whole family comes together and it is all about faith and love.
 
Tusshar Kapoor
 
 
We keep Ganesh ji for five days every year and we do aarti morning and evening. It's a typical ritual and we do the same way every year. We have friends who come for darshan and aarti. It will be second Ganpati for Laksshya and now he can walk and he will also be there for aarti. We started prepping it and pooja will start on Friday. It's like a family tradition and I have grown up with it. There are always happy vibes when we welcome Ganpati at home. I always remember as a child as people used to come over - it was sort of a part back then. And now, I understand the seriousness and how important is it. Feeling of happiness and positivity is always there. 
 
How are you celebrating it? Tell us in the comments below!
 
 

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Govinda's son looks just like Ranbir.

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