Much like their Bollywood counterparts, beloved stars in the South also celebrated Diwali with great fervour. From Superstar Rajinikanth, Venkatesh and Suriya to Allu Arjun, Ram Charan, Mahesh Babu and NTR Jr, the celebrities also took to social media to extend Diwali greetings to their fans while sharing glimpses of how they celebrated the festival of lights.
Superstar Rajinikanth celebrated this Diwali with his family, including his daughter Aishwaryaa and her kids. Thalaivar also extended his Diwali wishes to fans through a video on social media, while revealing that his upcoming film, Lal Salaam, is set to release during the upcoming Pongal season.
Power couple Suriya and Jyotika also celebrated the occasion with great enthusiasm and posted on Instagram an adorable picture of themselves all decked out for the festivities. In a video that has gone viral on social media, National Award-winning Telugu actor Allu Arjun can be seen bursting crackers with his daughter.
It was Mahesh Babu and wife Namrata Shirodkar who hosted a massive party in Tollywood in which several A-listers took part. The attendees included Venkatesh, Ram Charan and wife Upasana Kamineni Konidela, Allu Arjun and wife Sneha Reddy, and NTR Jr and wife Pranathi, among others.
Meanwhile, the Allu-Konidela family organised an intimate party too, where the newly-wed couple Varun Tej and Lavanya Tripathi were also present.
May the glow of Diwali illuminate your path with positivity and fill your days with laughter. Here’s to a year filled with success and warmth. Happy Diwali from all of us at @MKampanyOffl ❤️#Mammootty #MammoottyKampany #HappyDiwali pic.twitter.com/QRiMoPvB5d
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Malayalam superstar Mammootty also extended Diwali wishes to his fans. Sharing a picture of the actor in traditional attire, his production venture Mammootty Kampany noted on X (formerly Twitter): “May the glow of Diwali illuminate your path with positivity and fill your days with laughter. Here’s to a year filled with success and warmth. Happy Diwali from all of us at @MKampanyOffl ❤️”
Sobhita Dhulipala, meanwhile, took to her Instagram stories to reveal her celebration of the occasion by preparing delectable dishes. While one image captured her binging what seemed to be badusha sweets soaked in sugar syrup, another video showcased medu vadas sizzling in a pool of hot oil.
Vijay Deverakonda, Kalyani Priyadarshan, Pooja Hegde and Malavika Mohanan also posted charming photos in traditional outfits, celebrating the occasion with their close ones.