Ganesh Chaturthi, also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi or Vinayaka Chavithi (Vināyaka Chavithī) is a Hindu festival celebrating the birth of Lord Ganesha. It. The festival is marked with the installation of Ganesha clay idols in homes, temples, or publicly on elaborate pandals (temporary stages).
Observations include chanting of Vedic hymns and Hindu texts such as prayers and vrata (fasting) Offerings and prasadam from the daily prayers, that is distributed from the pandal to the community, include sweets such as modaka as it is believed to be a favorite of Lord Ganesh. The festival ends on the tenth day after start, when the idol is carried in a public procession with music and group chanting, then immersed in a nearby body of water such as a river or sea.
We share 7 instances Hindi Cinema showcased the power of devotion, love and dance in celebration for Lord Ganesha.