Mumbai: The festival of colors, Holi, is right here. It would not simply signify the victory of good over evil but in addition marks the onset of spring after winter. Some folks wait the complete 12 months to rejoice this festival, not only for the colors but in addition to gorge on some yummy delicacies.
This is one festival which is widely known amongst all ages with the identical enthusiasm and power.
However, final 12 months resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, folks throughout the globe, could not rejoice the festival with the identical zeal and vigour. And this 12 months, the enhance in the COVID-19 circumstances, the authorities has put restrictions on playing Holi. We spoke to a couple celebrities about their Holi plans this 12 months, and that is what they needed to say:
I’m allergic to colors so I don’t play Holi. Also, coronavirus continues to be there so I really feel we must be very cautious. I’d recommend everybody to be with your loved ones, put some Gulal, keep away from assembly so much of folks and gatherings.
Well, Holi is my favorite festival however sadly, I’m very a lot allergic to colors. So I desire to remain residence, have thandai, spend time with pals and chill out.
Ajay Kumar Singh:
This time I’ll rejoice dry Holi at residence with my household. If all of us keep alive then solely we can rejoice Holi the approach we wish to subsequent 12 months. I wish to attraction to everybody to remain at residence, don’t step out except needed or to play Holi, keep protected from Corona. And don’t overlook to put on a masks and sanitise. I had celebrated 2019 Holi with about 500 folks. That’s how we rejoice the festival in Bihar. In Ranchi, I celebrated Holi with disabled youngsters. My household stays there so I go to my native place typically, particularly throughout this festival. We rejoice it with so much of pleasure and pleasure, keechad (mud) Holi is one which I miss. And enjoying Holi with mud again house is my fondest reminiscence.
Holi is a enjoyable festival. I bear in mind yearly having fun with the Holi social gathering in our housing society over loud music, meals, drinks and dance. I miss the celebrations in Jaipur. But like final 12 months, this 12 months too we gained’t have the ability to do this. But the better part of spending Holi with household is that after a very long time. I may also be assembly pals and eat so much of gujiya and thandai. In reality my favorite Holi celebrations are the ones on the units of Yeh Hai Mohabbatein. While we might movie a particular episode on the event, we used to take pleasure in doing it and would have enjoyable after capturing would recover from. My craziest reminiscence can be on the set with Karan (Patel), Aly (Goni), Pankaj (Bhatia) and so on. They would decide me up and throw me in a bathtub full of colors.
Last 12 months I and my pals had been at residence and had a good time though we could not play with colors. We had been pleased that we might spend time collectively. Celebration might be achieved in any approach. My sort of celebration is to be with my family and friends. This 12 months additionally we’ll do the identical solely. Having an excellent time with family and friends is the greatest technique to rejoice each event. My wildest Holi social gathering was the one once we pals tried bhang for the first time. So I had one and didn’t really feel something initially and that’s after I had two- three extra glasses and after an hour completely misplaced it. Everything round me appeared transferring slowly, that was actual loopy and the better part is I left early from the social gathering and was trying to find a rickshaw. In reality I couldn’t get maintain of a rickshaw for 3 hours, my pals instructed me that.
Honestly, I don’t go to Holi events. In reality, we solely do a puja at residence. I had a foul expertise throughout my childhood about folks getting drunk and misbehaving. Since then I’ve by no means performed Holi.
Jay Prakash Sharma
Last 12 months as a result of of Covid-19 celebrating Holi was not attainable, this 12 months too the state of affairs is not any totally different. I’m anyway allergic to colors so don’t play Holi a lot however I take pleasure in the meals and the essence of the festival. People having a lot enjoyable round makes me really feel pleased. Holi is all about love and friendship.