No other industry has been so influenced by Holi as much as
Bollywood. Creative as they are, big actors and actress have made it a point
to enjoy to the hilt when it comes to Holi.
In fact, Holi at RK Studio
is as famous in Mumbai as that of
Mathura in UP. Also, much popular is the Holi at Pratiksha, the famous
residence of megastar, Amitabh Bachchan.
The trend of Holi celebration in film industry was initiated by showman
, who started Holi celebration in a big way at his studio.
A large number of industry people would gather there and play holi, making
it a star-studded event. The tradition that was followed was that anybody
who came would first be greeted with a dip in the pool of coloured water.
Kapoors also took care that women were treated with dignity and nobody
misbehaved with them.
Holi at RK Studio continues to be an event to watch in Mumbai as the next
generation of Kapoors have made it a point to continue with the tradition.
Equally famous now is the Holi celebration organised by Bollywood's much
loved megastar, popularly called Big B. It seems he still feels drenched in
the success of his Holi song Rang Barse and later..Holi khele Raghubeera so
much so that he has made it a point to mark the festival in a big way.
Holi celebration at his residence, Pratiksha
north-western suburb of Juhu has now gained immense popularity and almost
everybody who matters is personally invited. Mr and Mrs Bachchan are
reconised as superb hosts and everybody look forward to enjoy Holi with
them. After a bath in pool of colour waters, people wash themselves in
showers, specially installed in the garden. Mouthwatering holi delicacies,
exotic drinks laced with bhang, songs, dance and lot of fun mark the Holi