Raksha Bandhan is one of the most popular festivals celebrated in India and Bollywood actors go out on this special day to celebrate their bond with their siblings.
Actor Hrithik Roshan shared that he and his siblings started a new tradition this year for Raksha Bandhan celebrations, with all the siblings tying rakhis to each other. He wrote, “Sisters and brothers tied Rakhi together this year. Raksha goes both ways. Happy Rakhi everyone!”
The Roshan siblings also recreated an old picture with Hrithik, his sister Sunaina, and the actor credited his girlfriend Saba Azad for directing the shoot. In one picture, Hrithik is seen tying the rakhi to Sunaina.
The Kapoor family came together to celebrate the special day. Actor Aadar Jain shared a picture from the celebrations after his mother Reema Jain tied the rakhee to her brother, actor Randhir Kapoor. The picture also featured Kareena Kapoor Khan, Babita, Armaan Jain, Kunal Kapoor and others.
Ranbir Kapoor’s sister Riddhima Kapoor Sahni was also part of the Rakee celebrations with her cousins as Ranbir is away on holiday with Alia Bhatt in Italy.
A grand Rakhee celebration was also held in the Pataudi household. Soha Ali Khan shared pictures of the family celebrating the sibling bond where she posed with her brother actor Saif Ali Khan and her daughter Inaayaa was seen tying the rakheei with her cousins Taimur Ali Khan and Jeh Ali Khan.
Actor Varun Dhawan celebrated the sibling bond at home with his sisters and shared a few pictures on his Instagram and wrote, “Happy Raksha Bandhan bhai log aur behen log kush raho.”
Actor Kartik Aaryan, who has always shared candid moments from his happy and fun equation with his sister Kritika Tiwari, shared a heartwarming post where he is seen touching her feet after she ties him a rakhi.
Kartik also wrote a message for his sister which reads, “Happy Rakhi Hamesha Meri Raksha Karne Vaali ❤️.” Kartik’s dog Katori, who has a special fan in his own right, also posed in the photos.
Sanjay Dutt shared a beautiful throwback picture of himself with his sisters Priya and Namrata along with their father Sunil Dutt.
Sanjay wrote, “Knowing that you two will always stand by me makes me feel blessed and happier. Thank you for always being my strength @priyadutt & @namrata62. I love you both very much! ❤️ Happy Raksha Bandhan.”
Filmmaker Zoya Akhtar shared a sweet throwback picture with Farhan and wrote, “Once upon a time 😊.”
Farhan, on the other hand, shared a picture with his “Best Sisters Ever” Zoya Akhtar and Farah Khan.
Shamita Shetty, who recently announced that he and Raquesh Bapat have broken up, wrote a special message on Instagram for her sister, actor Shilpa Shetty, who recently injured her leg. She wrote, “Happy Raksha Bandhan to all the brothers and sisters out there. No luck, no success. no celebration of my life is complete without you. Thank you for being the one person who always stood by me whenever I failed or lost hope. Thank you my munky for always being the wind beneath my wings, for your love and protection ❤️ you are my sister my brother my everything.. love you to the moon and back ❤️.”
Actress Sonam Kapoor, who is all set to embrace motherhood soon, shared a beautiful picture from her wedding featuring all her brothers including Harshvardhan Kapoor, Arjun Kapoor, Mohit Marwah and others. Sonam also wrote a special message for her set of brothers, she wrote, “Happy happy rakhee my brothers! I am so blessed to have you all in my life… I know I have taught you how to party hard and be a bunch of fun people… now I can’t wait for our kids to share that same bond! I love you all! Your elder sister whom you refused to call didi except my darling.” Sonam also shared a picture with Rhea, her sister.
On the occasion of Raksha Bandhan, Bollywood had two more reasons to celebrate as two big ticket movies, Aamir Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan’s Laal Singh Chaddha and Akshay Kumar and Bhumi Pednekar’s Raksha Bandhan released on the day of the festival.