Mumbai: Actress Shraddha Kapoor has set aside all her professional work to celebrate the Ganesh festival. She said that the festival holds a special place in her heart and that she's excited to welcome Bappa to her home.
The actress has taken a break from the shooting schedule of Saabir Khan's Baaghi in Kerala to celebrate the festival in Mumbai. She is grateful to the director for allowing her the festive break. (Also Read: Happy Ganesh Chaturthi, Say Sridevi, Madhuri, Twinkle)
"I have very fond memories of the festival right from childhood. This is one festival when the entire family comes together. This year Saabir sir has been very sweet and accommodating to let me come back to Mumbai for two-three days from our Kerala shoot. We are all very excited to welcome our Ganpati Bappa home," Shraddha said in a statement.
On Twitter she wrote:
Ganpati bappa morya!!!It's that time of the year again for festivities,family time and modaks!Happy Ganesh Chaturthi guys!!!— Shraddha Kapoor (@ShraddhaKapoor) September 17, 2015
Shraddha, who is a staunch follower of Bappa, asked her director to let her visit her family for the festival. Saabir instantly agreed as he knew the festival is of immense importance to the actress, read the statement. (Also Read: Shraddha, Tiger as 'Cutest' Rebels in Love in Baaghi First Look)
Produced by Sajid Nadiadwala and UTV Motion Pictures, Baaghi, which also stars Tiger Shroff, is slated to release on April 29, next year.