Today the married women of India will be seen celebrating Karwa Chauth. On this day, the women observe fast from sunrise to moonrise for their husband's health and prosperity. The women break their fast in the evening upon witnessing the moon through a sieve and then seeing their husbands faces. 2018 has seen several television celebrities' weddings. Many of the actresses will observing fasts for their dear husbands. From the newly-wed Yuvika Chaudhary to Divyanka Tripathi, these television actresses are celebrating Karwa Chauth and this is what they have to say.
Divyanka Tripati is a busy actress who has spent many Karwa Chauth's on the sets. Talking about the day she said, "It mostly happens that we are shooting at different locations and we wrap up at different times. But no matter what, it is one day when we ensure that we manage to meet on time, at least by the time when the moon is visible. I will be shooting this year too, and I think now I have gotten used to shooting while fasting,".
This is what Kishwer Merchant had to say about Karwa Chauth, "Being a Muslim, I was quite used to fasting without water, so staying without food and water was not a problem. The only thing is that since we don't have our families in Mumbai, we didn't really know how to do the puja, but we managed to do the same with our friends. This year, I plan to meet my friends for the puja in the afternoon and spend my day with Suyyash."
The Indian comedian says, "I am very excited as it's my first Karva Chauth after marriage. My love for food is known to all, my friends and fans know that I can't control my hunger, but I am going to fast as it's a part of our tradition. I would love to celebrate it in the purest way. Aur phir pyaar apni jagah hai, ye dimag aur dil ko bahut strong kar deta hai,".
While sharing the difficulties of observing the fast, Kasautii Zindagi Kay 2 actress Pooja Banerjee said, "Last year, it was raining in Mumbai. Till late in the night, I kept looking out for the moon. In the end, I did a video call with my mother-in-law in Delhi, saw the chand and ate something,".
The newly-wed couple Prince and Yuvika had flown down to Maldives for their honeymoon. Today, Yuvika will be seen observing her first fast for husband Prince. Talking about this Prince said, "I feel it is crucial for me to contribute in some way for my wife's first Karva Chauth fast. This Karwa Chauth I will make sure that Yuvika has a healthy and nutritious sargi".
Pankhuri Awasthi and Gautam Rode got married in February, 2018. She said, "I will be home and am happy that I have got time to prepare for the festival just as I wanted. I want to follow all the rituals, wear traditional clothes and put henna. For this year's fast I got to stay at home, so that's good."
Shakti actress Rubina Dilaik and Abhinav Shukla got married in Shimla this year. Both the actors have been busy with their respective shoots. Today, Rubina will be celebrating her first Karwa Chauth with Abhinav.