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Happy Ganesh Chaturthi! Bigg Boss OTT gets Ganesha idol for contestants to celebrate the festival

All contestants can be seen gathering and offering prayers to the idol of the elephant God.

Shaheen Irani
Sep 10, 2021
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Bigg Boss OTT.

In the history of Bigg Boss, the contestants have never gotten a chance to celebrate any festival inside the house. But this year's different. Ganesh Chaturthi, which is being celebrated everywhere with restrictions after two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, makes it a special occasion, for people inside and outside the house.

More so, Raqesh Bapat, who hosts Ganesh Chaturthi every year at his house by making the Ganesha idol himself, had been missing the festival immensely. Before entering the house too, Raqesh had told OTTplay that he will miss Ganesh Chaturthi at his home the most. However, he didn't expect that he would get to celebrate this year. He along with other contestants were taken by surprise by the Bigg Boss OTT when they brought an idol home for them to celebrate the festival.

The new images from the sets of the show, display the contestants gathered together and praying to Bappa. Neha Bhasin was seen with the aarti thali, while people who claim they cannot stand her, including Divya Agarwal and Muskaan Jattana, also became a part of the aarti. Of course, Pratik Sehajpal, Nishant Bhat, Raqesh Bapat and Shamita Shetty were also there throughout the aarti as Neha offered her prayers to the elephant God.

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Bigg Boss OTT.
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Bigg Boss OTT.

Other photos showed Raqesh performing the aarti and getting emotional while doing so. The actor has been struggling on the show for the past few days and finally, been able to celebrate the festival, which is most important to him, might have brought some happy tears.

The Ganesha idol, as seen from the photos, was brown in colour. The idol sat atop a stone structure, which was placed near the kitchen area of the show.

Bigg Boss OTT, hosted by Karan Johar, is coming closer to its finale. The show now has Raqesh Bapat, Shamita Shetty, Nishant Bhat, Neha Bhasin, Pratik Sehajpal, Muskaan Jattana and Divya Agarwal competing to be in the finals. The finalists will end up becoming a part of Salman Khan's Bigg Boss 15 which will air on Colors TV.

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