Bollywood actors celebrate Diwali

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Mumbai, Oct 18 (ANI): Bollywood superstars, Shah Rukh Khan and Akshay Kumar celebrated Diwali with family and friends here on Saturday.

Shah Rukh Khan did not disappoint hundreds of his fans who had gathered outside his residence Mannat to catch a glimpse.

He came out on the terrace of his residence and waved to the people and wished them.

Akshay Kumar was seen celebrating the festival of lights with his wife and son.

Kumar thanked his fans for appreciating his work in film 'Blue' that got released on Diwali only.

"I would like to thank all people who appreciated my film 'Blue' and I would like to wish everyone a Happy Diwali," he said.

Deepavali or Diwali is a five-day festival, celebrated across India on Kartik Amavasya (the new moon day), in Kartik month as per Hindu almanac.

Legend has it that Lord Rama entered Ayodhya on this day after 14 years in self-exile. People of Ayodhya lit lamps to welcome Lord Rama''s return, and hence Diwali is observed. (ANI)

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