Lohri festival is around the corner and seen are the Bollywood and television celebrities gearing up for the festive day. Punjabis were seen rocking while celebrating the festival Lohri Di Raat with bonfire and great enthusiasm. The ‘Lohri Di Raat’ festival was graced by many celebs from Bollywood like Jeetendra, Ranjeet, Ronit Roy, Pankaj Dheer and Mukesh Rishi. This auspicious festival event was hosted by Shri Charan Singh Sapra, President of NGO Punjabi Cultural Heritage Board. Actor Ranjeet was the first to arrive and was seen enjoying the fabulous traditional songs which were sung by Bollywood Singer Shipra Goyal.
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. Actress Sudeepa Singh was looking gorgeous in traditional attire and was seen dancing on the tunes of Punjabi music. She mentioned how she still remembers the Lohri fest memories of her childhood.
Actor Ronit Roy said, “Lohri signals the end of winter and the advent of spring so the celebration reflects warmth”. People were seen gathering round the bonfire throwing sweets, puffed rice and popcorn into the flames, singing popular songs and exchanging greetings with each other.
Actor Jeetendra was seen enjoying and dancing to the Punjabi music. He 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.