Bappa comes home – day 1864

By 26 August, 2020Uncategorized

A film I cannot get out of mind is Marathi film Ventilator where the opening credits portray all the sounds and images associated with the festival in all its colours and splendour! The end credits repeat the grandeur when the patriarch recovers and the family is ready to bring the deity home.
Talking of hosting the idol, so many of our film folks have for years, brought the deity home. Some, to their work place, some to their abode, some, quietly and some in all its glory. Singer Nitin Mukesh has all the celebs visiting him and it is a home filled with music, food and colour.
Anil Kapoor’s wife Sunita makes it a special evening with fragrance and lights( above pic at her home) Sanjay Leela Bhansali prefers a Gujarati lunch that carries forward to teatime and sometimes dinner. There is a special costume and special design for Bhansali Ganesha and it is personally supervised by Sanjay’s mother Leelaben.
To be continued