It's Holi time! A lot of you I am sure is super excited to celebrate this colorful festival with friends and family, but at the same time being a Bollywood buff are inquisitive how Holi is celebrated in the industry.
I will give you a sneak-peek into the celebrity Holi parties as
well but before that why not check out how the gen next Bollywood
movies have been celebrating Holi.
Gone are the days when Holi songs would be picturized in regard
to the festival, gen next is different and unique, so going by that
they have stopped having these typical Holi songs and are rather
using this colourful festival to signify a feeling or scene
For example, in Agneepath, when Hrithik
Roshan is seen doing Ganpathi visarjan, after the pooja he is
seen playing Holi and with the usage of colors they show this
angst, this desperation for revenge and so on.
While in Raanjhanaa, Dhanush was seen playing the
typical old style Holi in Banaras while reminiscing his one sided
love towards that of Sonam Kapoor.
The time when we the characters on screen had to wait for Rang
Panchmi to play Holi and to romance is gone. Movies these days have
a significance for using Holi scenes and they even adopt the
festival of colors during different times like in Durga Puja in
or say Janmashtami in Rangrezz, Ganpati visarjan in
Agneepath and even in a romantic scene like in
Waqt or Isaaq.
The use the colors irrespective of the festival and the way
these songs and scenes are picturized is also very different. Check
out the feature below that showcases how Holi is celebrated by the
gen next in Bollywood movies.
Ranveer and Arjun celebrated Holi together as friends in Gunday
while simultaneously trying to woo Priyanka Chopra.
Gone are the days were Holi song was used to picturize romance,
gen next celeb like Deepika was seen drinking bhang and dancing in
When Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh used holi colors to
seduce each other and voila... KISS as well!
One Sided Love
When Dhanush reminisced Sonam Kapoor while playing Holi
showing his emotions of a one sided love story.
When lovers Alia Bhatt and Arjun Kapoor were seen playing Holi
and romancing in the song. It was an attempt to show the passing of
year through different festivities.
When Hrithik Roshan played Holi during Ganpathi visarjan to show
his angst and the revenge he desperately seeks.
When Aishwarya Rai and Akshay Kumar celebrated Holi in 80's
style in their movie Action Replayy along with Neha Dhupia and
Aditya Roy Kapur.
In Gulab Gang which was based on a real story used Holi to
represent the lead actress's fight against in justice.
Issaq meaning love, was a movie based in Varnasi and they used
this Holi song to show the culture of the city.
When Akshay Kumar and Priyanka Chopra romanced each other while
using colors and danced to "Do me a favour let's play