Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata team share their special plans to celebrate the festival
With just a day left to usher in the Festival of Colours, it’s impossible to stay calm. After two years of restrictions due to Holi, this year is going to be special and a lot more fun for all. Celebrities too are no different. They have also been thinking about how to make this Holi one of the biggest celebrations. On this note, the team of the popular daily soap Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai produced by Rajan Shahi, shares about their Holi plans this year and the significance of the festival. They also even reveal their favourite colour, song and why!
Karishma Sawant as Aarohi from Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai
This question about our plans of celebrating something should be banned from asking any artist doing a TV project. We can’t make plans. I don’t know whether I am shooting or not, I will get to know about it a day prior. The significance has changed over the years. From being yet another festival to celebrate to being a reason to get together with friends and having a good time considering the busy lives we lead, Holi will always be a festival that we all look forward to. My favorite color is gulabi and the song would be Do Me A Favour Lets Play Holi.
My Holi plan is to stay inside, have good food and chill as there is still a risk of Covid-19. Hope everyone has a happy and safe Holi! The festival signifies the triumph of good over evil. For me, it’s a day to let go, forgive and celebrate with your loved ones. I love bright colours, so on Holi yellow, blue and pink are my favourites. There is no specific favourite song, I enjoy most of the Holi songs.
Holi is one of my favourite festivals and this year I plan to do more than makeup for not being able to celebrate it for the past two years! For me, Holi is a celebration of the positive forces over the negatives, which is essentially a battle that is being constantly fought within the depths of our own life. Red is my favourite colour, and my favourite song is the one from the film, Sholay, Holi Ke Din Dil Khil Jaate Hain, because of the vibrant romance element in it.
Well, it’s been two years we haven’t played Holi. I remember just after Holi in 2020, Corona set in, so spirits were dampened and we had to abide by all the restrictions. This year we’ll play Holi with full gusto and celebrate with friends and family. Holi is very significant as this festival allows you to express your affection with colours and spread the message of love and friendship even to strangers. Some places in India play Holi for a complete week and celebrate the eternal message of spreading Love. Pink and blue are my favourite colours that both signify love and purity.
Ali Hasan Turabi
This year I will be having a low key Holi celebration with just a few friends, keeping the virus in mind, it is best to take precautions. Holi is a festival when all the differences and animosities dissolve we all become one. Yellow is my favourite colour and Jai Jai Shiv Shankar from War is my favourite Holi song.
I am planning to go to Imagica with my family this year. It’s one of my favourite places as I love adventure and rides. Holi is my favourite festival. I have many good memories of it. Purple is my favourite colour and I really like the iconic Holi songs like Rang Barse, Do Me A Favour, Let’s Play Holi etc.
Well, this year I really have not planned anything but Holi is one festival which is very close to my heart. I love playing Holi and haven’t missed it ever since I was a kid. But because of Covid, I have stopped playing for obvious reasons. So I don’t know if I’ll be shooting (for Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai) or staying at home. But even if I’m home, I’ll just put a bit of colour on my face to get a feel of it and obviously use organic colours and meet up with friends. Holi is a festival of colours. There’s a lot of happiness and joy around and the best part of it is no discrimination is made among human beings when it is celebrated. A lot is forgotten and forgiven during this festival and the messages of love and togetherness are spread. My favourite Holi colour has to be pink. Without that colour, you’ve not played Holi and my favourite song has to be Rang Barse. It’s very nostalgic. I’ve been hearing this song since I was a kid. I’ve been hearing a lot of new songs, Bura Na Mano Holi Hai and a lot of remixes, but the old is gold.
As of now, I have no plans for Holi. I’m kind of afraid because people use different types of colours, especially the permanent colors that can affect your skin, which can stop me from shooting the next day. So I really avoid playing as such. Just a small get together with a few friends and playing games is what I indulge in. Holi means fun and enjoyment. I used to celebrate Holi till 2017 before I got into acting. So now I really take care of my skin. Blue is my favourite. And my favorite song is Amitabh Bachchan’s Rang Barse. The song is so relatable to the festival. It’s fun as well. I wish I could play Holi and not have to shoot for a week so I would not worry about my skin being spoiled with colours.