Mumbai: Shilpa Shetty and Vivek Oberoi were among the first few Bollywood actors to welcome Lord Ganesha into their homes. Kartik Aaryan and Mouni Roy were the very first to wish their fans on the occasion they shared picture with a Ganesh Idols on social media.
Oberoi who is basking in the success of 'PM Narendra Modi' biopic, was spotted with wife Priyanka doing the aarti.
"Like every year, this year too I have an eco-friendly Bappa. We are celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi with no toxic paints, no lead paint. It's all-natural as it is good for nature and also for Lord Ganesha's dignity," said Vivek.
The actor who is blessed with a daughter Ameyaa described celebrating the festival which is marked by the installation of Ganesh deities and observing rituals.
"I and my family are more excited than the last year this time. Especially children are very excited and happy to soon have Ganpati at home. At like every year we will be celebrating this auspicious festival with great enthusiasm for the forthcoming five days.
Ace actor Shilpa Shetty was seen welcoming a Ganesha idol into her home with the chants of "Ganpati Bappa Morya."
Some of the other celebrities spotted were Soun Sood with family and Salman Khan's sister Arpita Khan and family as they welcome Bappa home early morning. Sunny Leone was also seen with her kids taking home a Ganpati idol alongside her three munchkins which was made by Nisha in school.
Ekta Kapoor, father Jeetendra and Tushaar's son Laksha were seen preparing for pooja and to welcome Ganpati idol home. Ekta was donning a somber white salwar suit in the pictures.
Sanjay Dutt's son was also spotted performing Pooja while welcoming home last night.
Sonali Bendre also took to her social media account to wish her fans Ganesh Chaturthi. She penned a special note for everyone talking about her faith and being thankful for a better and healthier life.
Producer Ajay Kapoor was snapped at his home on Ganpati occasion with his family post pooja on Monday.
Actor Manish Paul was snapped at home with his wife and two kids during Ganesh Pooja. | Photos by Viral Bhayani