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Happy Holi 2015: How Bollywood Gen Next Celebrated Holi

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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 etc.

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 Kahaani 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.

With Friends

Ranveer and Arjun celebrated Holi together as friends in Gunday while simultaneously trying to woo Priyanka Chopra.

With Bhang

Gone are the days were Holi song was used to picturize romance, gen next celeb like Deepika was seen drinking bhang and dancing in white shorts.


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.

In College

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.

80's Style

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 holi".

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