Lohri festival is here and see where our favourite Bollywood and television celebrities geared up for the festive day. Punjabis were seen rocking while celebrating the festival Lohri Di Raat with bonfire and great enthusiasm which was organized by Shri. Charan Singh Sapra. The ‘Lohri Di Raat’ festival was graced by many celebs from Bollywood like Rajkummar Rao, Tusshar Kapoor, Anu Malik and Aparshakti Khurana. Actor and comedian Kapil Sharma with his wife Ginni Sharma were present and seen celebrating their first Lohri together. This auspicious festival event is hosted annually by Shri Charan Singh Sapra, President of NGO Punjabi Cultural Heritage Board. Actor Rajkummar Rao was the first to arrive and was seen enjoying the fabulous traditional songs which were sung by playback singer Tarannum Malik.
Mr. Sapra spoke about the importance of Lohri fest and how every Punjabi feels connected with it in Mumbai too. PCHB celebrates Lohri every year to promote the Rich Heritage & Culture of Punjab amongst the younger generation here. Actor Aparshakti Khurana was seen enjoying on the tunes of Punjabi music. He mentioned how he still remembers the Lohri memories of his childhood. Music composer Anu Malik sang a couple of songs too on the request of his fans.
Actor Tusshar Kapoor said, “Lohri signals the end of winter and the advent of spring so the celebration reflects warmth”. People were seen gathering around the bonfire throwing sweets, puffed rice and popcorn into the flames, singing popular songs and exchanging greetings with each other. Actors Gavie Chahel and Mukesh Rishi were seen enjoying and dancing to the Punjabi music. Gavie Chahel mentioned that he loves this festival and he is very happy that Mr. Charan Singh Sapra has invited him to join in the Lohri festival celebrations.