Rakshabandhan is a popular festival in Maharashtra which celebrates the strong boding between brother and sister. Our Marathi celebrities are nowhere behind, when it is time to celebrate this day. In spite of their busy schedule, They do find time to share the happy moment together with their brothers and sisters. Even if they are away from each other, the social networking media comes to their help to celebrate this occasion.
Young Actress Pritam kagne, who is in news now days for her forthcoming Marathi film ‘Halaal’ which has received appreciation from different international film festivals. Pritam is playing the lead role in this film and her brother Amol Kagne has produced this film. The film is all set to release soon and Pritam feels that this is the biggest gift to her from her brother on this coming Rakshabandhan. “There cannot be a better gift than this one” she feels.
Popular young actor Gashmir Mahajani used to visit his elder sister Rashmi in Belgaum, who is married and 13 years elder to him. For him, his sister is like his friend, philosopher and guide. But, ever since he has become busy with his shooting schedules signing many films, he doesn’t find time to visit her. But, wherever he is on that particular day, his sister sends the Rakhi to reach him before the Rakshabandhan day. “Few years ago, I was in the interior parts of Madhya Pradesh shooting for my film; but her rakhi reached me in time. I took a photo after tying the same and sent it to her,” says Gashmir. Even this Rakshabandhan Gashmir will be busy promoting his forthcoming film ‘Mala Kahich Problem Nahi’ visiting various places in Maharashtra. But, he is sure that his sister’s rakhi would reach him in time. “This year I will take a selfie after tying the same and post the photo to her immediately.”
We all know that versatile actress Sonali Kulkarni has two brothers Sandip and Sandesh. Sandip is abroad and Sandesh is in Mumbai. According to Sonali, both her elder brothers are her mentors. Sonali does find to tie rakkhi on the wrist of Sandesh every year, however busy she may be. Sometimes, it is at the airport or even in the car. This year Sonali is busy with a social commitment in pune, but she will keep her rakshabandhan day commitment by returning to Mumbai in time. Every year, Sandesh presents her with books and writing material, as he very well knows that his sister loves to rread books and is also a writer herself. Celebrating this festival with Sandip, Sonali sends him e mail requesting him to lift his little daughter on his shoulder on this day, to indicate that her Rakhi has reached him.