Celebrities' Diwali: Some will party, some will work
By Subhash K. Jha (IANS)
Sun, Nov 03, 2013 12:35:33 GMT
For actor-filmmaker Prabhudheva and actress Hema Malini Diwali means family time, while newcomers like Ayushmann Khurrana and Taapsee Pannu will be working even on the festival of lights. Lillete Dubey wishes to have grandchildren soon.
Here is what the celebrities plan and wish for Diwali, which is on Sunday:
Prabhudheva: I am in Chennai with my children for Diwali. Nowadays, with my schedules being what they are, I hardly get time to visit Chennai to be with my children. Diwali for me is family-time. This Diwali I wish I'd spend all my Diwalis with my children. And if I could have a second Diwali wish, I'd want "R... Rajkumar" to be a hit."
Raveena Tandon: There will be Laxmi Pujan and dinner with the family and close friends. After that I'll be at Aishwarya and Abhishek Bachchan's for Ash's birthday-cum-Diwali celebrations. For Diwali, I wish everyone would do something that would bring a smile to the face of someone in distress. Don't light crackers, light up a life.
Hema Malini: I had a dance recital for Dhanteras. Then I plan to spend the Diwali weekend with the family.
Lillete Dubey: Going for a warm family dinner where there will be large amounts of home cooked food. I am ready to put on some kilos every Diwali. I have a simple Diwali wish. I want to see some grandchildren soon.
Ayushmann Khurrana: I am in transit in Frankfurt on the way to Dallas for my concert. So this year it's a working Diwali for me. I wish Laxmi Mata would knock on my door this year.
Taapsee Pannu: It's a working Diwali for me. I am shooting for "Running Shaadi.com" in Punjab.
Sharman Joshi: I will be going to Aamir Khan's home for a Diwali party. I've no particular thoughts this Diwali except to wish for peace on earth.
Ronit Roy: I will be attending some card parties. But I wont play cards. My Diwali wish is to bring a smile on a loved one's face.
Rati Agnihotri: My son Tanuj is hosting a Diwali party. And I'll be involved with that. Diwali is all about being with your loved ones."
Sonu Sood: I'll be visiting some friends for Diwali and attending their card parties. Hope I win too. I wish everyone would have reason to celebrate Diwali."
Honey Singh: This Diwali I am home with my family. No cards parties for me because I don't gamble. I wish for world peace and 'moksha' for my soul.
Ram Kapoor: I've taken my children to Thailand for their Diwali break.
Neha Dhupia: I have a super-hectic fun-filled weekend lined up with friends and family. I wish everyone would be with family and friends this Diwali.