Rare Holi pictures from Bollywood

Bollywood is song. Bollywood is dance. Bollywood is colour. There is no other industry in the world that captures the various shades of human emotion on camera than the Indian film industry. And needless to say, the industry loves all things colourful, especially the festival of Holi.

Some of the most legendary pictures of celebrations in the industry have come from Bollywood, where the rich and the famous lose inhibitions and participate in the spring festival.

Here are some rare pictures of revelry from Bollywood.

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Raj Kapoor and Amitabh Bachchan

The showman, the late Raj Kapoor, was known for throwing Holi parties that is the stuff of legends. Everyone who is someone would turn up for the Kapoor Holi party. In the first picture, you’ll find superstar Amitabh Bachchan shaking a leg with Raj Kapoor.

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Dharamendra, Amitabh Bachchan and Subhash Ghai

The second picture, again taken at one of Raj Kapoor’s parties, shows Amitabh Bachchan (centre) and Dharmendra (left) do a Holi jig, while a young Subhash Ghai watches on.

Raveena Tandon and Akshay Kumar

Raveena Tandon and Akshay Kumar

Long before they parted ways, Akshay Kumar and Raveena Tandon were in a much-publicised relationship. Seen in this picture the duo is drenched in colours during a Holi party.

Shah Rukh Khan and Abhishek Bachchan

Shah Rukh Khan and Abhishek Bachchan

Much before he became a big star, Abhishek Bachchan was hobnobbing with the who’s who of the industry. In this picture, a young Abhishek is seen catching up with Shah Rukh Khan during a Holi party.

Salman Khn (Center)

Salman Khan (Center)

You won’t find a picture of Salman enjoying himself like this anymore. But years ago, the star was oblivious to the cameras, as he indulged in fun and revelry. Here, Salman (centre) is seen playing Holi with his producer friends Ratan Jain and Ramesh Taurani.

Shah Rukh Khan

Shah Rukh Khan

Another Shah Rukh picture, from back in the day. Here the supserstar is seen posing with his water gun.

Tabu and Aadesh Srivastava

Tabu and Aadesh Srivastava

The reclusive Tabu, only to be seen at award ceremonies these days. But that too is a rarity. This picture of the actress during a Holi party is indeed special. Seen here, Tabu and music composer Aadesh Srivastava.

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