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What Forced Salman Khan To Break 14-Year-Old Tradition Of Placing Ganesha Idol?

Ganesh Chaturthi is round the corner and this is the time of the year when you will see Lord Ganesha's idols everywhere in the market. Bollywood's Bhaijaan, Salman Khan, is a devoted follower of Lord Ganesha. He believes in Bappa and even says that all his problems have been shooed away by the 'Vighna Harta' (remover of obstacles). Every year, this festival is celebrated with utmost zeal, enthusiasm, and devotion by the actor and all the actors and Bollywood divas visit his home and grace this larger than life occasion. Salman has been hosting this festival since last 14 years at his residence Galaxy Apartments. Even if the actor is out for shoots or promotions, he makes sure that he celebrates this festival with his family. Here's how Bhaijaan has been celebrating this auspicious festival since years.     Read the entire story to know the catch of this year.   


The entire Khan family gathers to celebrate this auspicious festival and welcomes Bappa with great enthusiasm. Read further to know how Bappa is immersed in a unique way.

Wait. Are they having some secret conversation?

Salman has a deep connection with Lord Ganesha. Despite belonging to a Muslim community, this actor celebrates all festivals and Ganesh Chaturthi is very close to his heart.Looks like he is having some secret conversation with his friend Ganesha.     

Sukh karta, Dukh harta. 

Salman and his parents perform all the rituals and follow the Indian customs including the Aarti of Bappa. 

Nachange saari raat. 

More than the welcoming, Visarjan is a hype. The actor was spotted tapping his feet on the beats of dhol. 

Malaika Arora.

Actress Malaika Arora Khan was seen in a beautiful ghagra - choli at Salman's house for Ganeshotsav.  Source

Sohail carrying smaller idol of Bappa.

Salman's brother Sohail Khan was seen in a casual T-shirt with track pants. He carried the smaller idol for immersion.SourceRead further to know what are this year's plans. 

Ahil - The Cutie pie 

While Salman was shooting for his film 'Tubelight', Arpita shared this cute picture of Ahil alongside the idol. He surely is a bundle of cuteness. 

Eco-friendly way to immerse Ganesha idol. 

The family uses an eco-friendly way to immerse the idol each year. As per the tradition, the idol is immersed in seawater. However, the Khan family immerses it in a temporary pond and the water is later used to water the garden.   Source

Nothing can stop him. 

If reports are to be believed, the actor was busy shooting for his film 'Tubelight' in Manali and he celebrated the festival in the hotel where he was staying.  

Sonakshi Sinha. 

Actress Sonakshi Sinha became a part of festivities and danced a lot. She looks extremely lively and vibrant. Read further to know how the Khan family is going to celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi this year.   

The Gorgeous Ladies. 

The customs of Ganesh Utsav was introduced in the family by Salman's younger sister Arpita. She looked her best in this Pink traditional outfit during Ganesh Utsav. 

This year's plan.

This year, the family has decided to celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi at Arpita's house and not Galaxy Apartments. Arpita loves the festival and we are sure she will be a wonderful host.Source That's all people. Like the story and comment below what you think about this change. You can also email your thoughts about the story to me at muskan@wittyfeed.com