Gudi Padwa, the Maharashtrian New Year, is a day best celebrated with family and friends for which actress Shraddha Kapoor tries to be in the city so that she can spend time with her family on the occasion.
Shraddha is one of the busiest Actress in Bollywood today, with 4 projects to release in 2019, for which the actress has been shooting back to back due to which she is not been able to give much time to her family.
On Gudi Padwa too, the actress will be working the whole day but after shooting will be spending some quality time with her family.
Talking about her fondest memories of celebrating the festival, Shraddha says, “Ever since I was a kid, GudiPadwa has been a part of my life. I have the fondest memories of celebrating the day with my grandparents. We would have til gul (sesame and jaggery laddoos) and I would look forward to being fed lots of food by my grandparents. My fondest memories are while growing up. Now I am almost always filming. Traditionally our family would get together, but I don’t get to be a part of that now,”
Shraddha’s mother Shivangi is a Maharashtrian and it’s been a tradition for the actor to celebrate the day with her extended family. Special Maharashtrian delicacies like Puran Poli, Sheera and Shrikhand are prepared each year and Shraddha, who has a sweet tooth, takes a day off her diet to binge on them.
Last year, the actor gifted her mother and Aunt Chanderi saris on Gudi Padwa as she was shooting in Chanderi, Madhya Pradesh for Stree.
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