Renowned filmmaker and choreographer, Farah Khan, graced the revered Lalbaugcha Raja Ganpati pandal in Mumbai. On September 26, she went to seek divine blessings. Her visit stirred quite a buzz as numerous photos and videos documenting her pilgrimage began circulating.
Farah Khan at Lalbaugcha Raja
One particularly viral video depicted Farah, surrounded by friends, making her way to the pandal. This has drawn comments suggesting she appeared unwell or inebriated. However, Farah took to her official Instagram account on the following day to clarify the circumstances. She clarified by attributing her ‘incapacitation’ to the overwhelming crowd.
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The 58-year-old artist shared a video of the Lalbaugcha Raja Ganpati idol, expressing, “Had the most amazing darshan of #lalbaughcharaja… right at his feet… despite appearances in videos where I seemed incapacitated due to the crowds, I want to say it was all worth it.”
She extended her gratitude, acknowledging the diligent efforts of the security personnel, volunteers, and the police in managing the daily pandal crowds. Furthermore, she thanked actor and humanitarian Sonu Sood for accompanying her and Rakesh Kothari for his personal escort, deeming the experience a divine one for every Mumbaikar.
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Farah’s visit during Ganesh Chaturthi also included a trip to the residence of Rajkummar Rao and Patralekhaa to seek the blessings of Lord Ganesha. However, her choice of attire garnered criticism, particularly for wearing chappals while offering prayers. Farah promptly clarified that the photo in question was taken when she was not near the idol.
In her illustrious career, Farah Khan has achieved acclaim for her choreography. She was most recently credited for the song ‘Chaleya’ from Shah Rukh Khan and Nayanthara’s film ‘Jawan.’ She has a rich history of collaboration with Shah Rukh Khan, having directed hit films like ‘Main Hoon Naa,’ ‘Om Shanti Om,’ and ‘Happy New Year.’