Karwa Chauth is a special festival for the Indian woman. They wake up in the wee hours of the morning to consume ‘Sargi’ and fast for the rest of the day until moon rise to pray for their husband’s long and healthy life.
Besides fasting, women also deck up in Indian wear with bindi, jhumka, sindoor and mangalsutra as a way to express their joy of being married to their lover. The Karwa chauth fast is completed successfully when the husband feeds the wife after the full moon graces the skies.
Just like you and us, some big names from Bollywood will also be observing their first Karwa chauth fasts today. Yes, 2018 was a busy year for celebrities and media houses because celebrities like Deepika-Ranveer, Nick-Priyanka and Kapil-Ginni from Bollywood and Television world tied the knot with all pomp and show.
The plush wedding celebrations that lasted for week surely kept our festive spirits high last year. This year the newly-wed couples will be observing their first-ever Karwa chauth fasts. Being their first fast, these Bollywood starlets must be equal parts worried and excited about being hungry and praying for their husband’s long and healthy life.
Here’s a quick round-up of your favorite Bollywood Jodis that will be fasting today for each other’s long and healthy life.
Deepika Padukone & Ranveer Singh
Bollywood’s favorite Jodi, Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh married on 21 October 2018 in a beautiful destination wedding in Lake Como, Italy. The wedding was followed by several receptions in Bangalore, Delhi and Mumbai for friend, family and media. The couple dated for 5 years before tying the knot. These two doting lovers will be fasting for each other’s lives today.
Priyanka Chopra & Nick Jonas
After a Roka ceremony in Mumbai, Bollywood’s Desi girl and world-favourite Jonas Brother tied the knot in a traditional Indian and Christian wedding in Jodhpur’s Umaid Bhavan Palace in Rajasthan. Priyanka and Nick wedding celebrations also included a cocktail night, menedi and sangeet functions too. The vibrant couple will hopefully be observing Karwa chauth fast today.
Jhanvi Kapoor & Ishaan Khatter
Jhanvi and Ishan make for a special jodi to mark their Karwa chauth debut today. Yes, the rumoured couple will be observing their first Karwa chauth today outside of holy matrimony. Married or not, the two make for a lovely couple who appear very much in love with each other.
Kapil Sharma & Ginni Chatrath
Famous comedian Kapil Sharma married his longtime girlfriend, Ginni Chatrath is a luxurious wedding in Mumbai. Much like every other celebrity couple, the two tied the knot in a traditional ceremony in Jalandhar which was followed by several reception parties in Mumbai and Delhi. The couple is already expecting their first child together.
Pooja Batra & Nawab Shah
The newlywed couple will be observing their first Karwa chauth today. The couple tied the knot in Delhi in traditional Arya-Samaj style and also said ‘I do’ in a Nikah ceremony. The couple started dating early this year and five months later they were married. The fitness freak couple shouldn’t face big problems in fasting today.
Neeti Mohan & Nihar Pandya
Singer Neeti Mohan tied the knot with actor-model Nihar Pandya in February 2019 in Hyderabad. The longtime lovers had a hush-hush wedding due to Neeti’s father’s sudden medical emergency. He couldn’t attend the daughter’s wedding but made it to the pompous reception party organized at the Four Season’s in Mumbai. The couple disclosed the news of their wedding with a flurry of beautiful images from their wedding on their Instagram. The beautiful couple will be fasting today for the first time.
Mohena Singh & Suyash Rawat
The gorgeous TV star Mohena married Suyash Rawat in a traditional Marwari wedding in Haridwar last week (See Pics). Besides being in the acting profession, Mohena is also the Royal Princess of Rewa who married Suyash Rawat, the son of spiritual guru and Member of Parliament Satpal Singh Maharaj. The celebrations continue for the family as they observe their first Karwa chauth fast today.
Nusrat Jahan & Nikhil Jain
The winner of general elections 2019 from Basirhat constituency Nusrat Jahan married her businessman boyfriend Nikhil Jain in a quick wedding. For the Oath Taking Ceremony, the lady was spotted at the Parliament sporting the traditional red bangles and the heavy vermilion. We are still not sure if the first-time MP will be fasting today or not.
The Karwa chauth 2019 will see new couples fast without water, food and fruits for each other’s long life. We cannot wait to see the celebrity couple sharing some glimpses of the festive celebrations on their social media channels.