Andheri Cha Raja also known as the 'Navshala Pavnara Andheri Cha Raja' which means that the idol fulfills the wishes of its devotees. The Andheri Cha Raja Mandal was established in 1966. The Ganesh idol of Andheri Cha Raja will be immersed in the water today and the Ganpati visarjan procession will go on for 21 hours beginning from 5pm. 250 policemen are deployed and a special commando team will also be present for the smooth visarjan procession of Andheri Cha Raja.
What makes this Ganpati festival unique from other Ganpatis is that Andheri Ch raja idol is immersed after 16 days instead of the usual 10th day for other Ganpati idols. Andheri Cha Raja is frequented by many Bollywood celebrities. Here’s a look at Andheri Cha Raja in pictures
The 11-day Ganesh Chaturthi concluded with the immersion of Lord Ganesh idols in the sea, rivers and other water bodies across Mumbai, Pune and other parts of Maharashtra. mid-day photographers and mid-day readers were present at popular immersion sites and clicked pictures of the festivities. Here's a look
The festival of Ganesh Chaturthi is in its full swing with much fervour and great pomp. Khetwadi Cha Raja is one of the oldest Ganesh pandals in Girgaon. In the Khetwadi area, there are 13 lanes and a Ganesh pandal is seen in almost every lane, but the pandal in the 12th lane, which is the Khetwadi Cha Raja is said to be the most popular among all of them. As the city graces to bid adieu to Lord Ganesha we take you on a joyful ride through the popular Ganpati idols of Khetwadi which is a centre of Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations in Mumbai. All pictures/ Hemant Belnekar
Ranbir Kapoor's mother Neetu Kapoor and his sister Riddhima Kapoor Sahni bid adieu to Lord Ganesha on Monday.
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Neelam with Samir Soni and daughter, Shabir Ahluwalia and Kanchi with kids, Alvira Agnihotri, Anita Hassanandani, Raj Sing Arora, Pooja Gor, Mona Singh among other Bollywood and television celebs came in for darshan of Lord Ganesha at Ekta Kapoor's residence in Andheri, Mumbai. We have pictures
Sanjay Dutt with wife Maanayata and kids Shahraan And Iqra Dutt perform Ganpati Visarjan at their home in Bandra, Mumbai. We have pictures
Soha Ali Khan, Kunal Kemmu, Inaaya Naumi Kemmu were spotted at Arpita Khan's house for Ganesh Visarjan. Maanayata Dutt was accompanied by her husband Sanjay Dutt for the visarjan. While Warina Hussain was spotted dancing to the dhol taasha, Aayush Sharma matched with the co-star's tunes. We have pictures
Shilpa Shetty Kundra, Raj Kundra and Viaan Kundra were all smiles during the Ganpati visarjan. The Kundra family bid adieu to the Bappa, and danced all the way long during the visarjan. Sanjay Leela Bhansali too was spotted during the Ganpati visarjan in Mumbai. We have pictures
Kajol was spotted performing an aarti at a Ganesh temple in Juhu, Mumbai.
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Ganpati is a festival celebrated by one and all, and Bollywood celebrities leave no stone unturned to welcome the Lord Ganesha at their homes. Rishi Kapoor, Jeetendra, Tusshar Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit, Shilpa Shetty, Nana Patekar, Govinda celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi with their family.
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Mukesh Ambani and wife Nita Ambani hosted a grand party for Ganesh Chaturthi 2018 at their home, Antilla in Mumbai. A host of celebrities from the political, entertainment and sports world such as Anil Ambani, Uddhav Thackeray, Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Aamir Khan, Sachin Tendulkar and many others were present for the celebrations. Pics/ Yogen Shah
Salman Khan entered with his rumoured girlfriend Iulia Vantur to celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi at Arpita Khan Sharma's residence. Arbaaz Khan too showed up with his lady Georgia Andriani at Aayush Sharma and Arpita's house in Khar, Mumbai. Katrina Kaif was accompanied by sister Isabelle Kaif for the celebration.
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Shilpa Shetty Kundra along with husband Raj Kundra and son Vivaan welcomed Lord Ganesha at her residence in Juhu, Mumbai. Sanjay Dutt, J.P. Dutta, Daisy Shah and Remo D'Souza welcomed the elephant-god at their residences. All pictures/Yogen Shah and Shadab Khan
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As the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi is all set to begin on September 13, the Lalbaugcha Raja 2018 first look was showcased in Mumbai. We have pictures
Ganesh idols are transported to different pandals from workshops, including the famous Parel workshop. As Mumbai preps for Ganesh Chaturthi 2018, here's a sneak peek on Ganesh's journey from the workshop to the pandals in Mumbai and its suburbs.
Ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi 2018 more than 40 Ganesh idols were taken to their respective pandals in Mumbai in September 2018. The Ganpati Idols were transported to different pandals from Lalbaugh, Parel which is known to be the centre of Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations and workshops in Mumbai. All Pictures/Ashish Raje
Ajay Devgn, Priyanka Chopra, Emraan Hashmi, Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and other Bollywood celebs offered their prayers to Bappa at eminent Ganpati pandals around Mumbai
Malaika Arora, Shraddha Kapoor, Arpita Khan Sharma and several other Bollywood and TV celebrities celebrated Ganesh Chaturthi by bringing home Mumbai's favourite 'Ganpati Bappa'. See photos!
Bollywood actor Govinda welcomed Lord Ganesha home and celebrated Ganesh Chaturthi with his son Yashvardhan Ahuja and daughter Tina Ahuja. See pictures!