Today is being celebrated as Dussehra in India. The festival is celebrated to commemorate the victory of Lord Rama over the evil king Ravana. Another folklore also suggest that it was the day when Goddess Durga slayed the buffalo demon Mahishasura. Thus, it is also known to be the last day of five-day festival Durga Puja. Dussehra is celebrated on the 10th day of Navratri, which is also known as Vijayadashmi.
On this auspicious day, when wishes are pouring on from all the nooks and corners of the country, Bollywood isn't far behind. Sanjay Gagnani wishes all good things for his fans,he says" May all your problems burn along with the effigy of Ravana and may you get success in everything you do.May the victory of Good over Evil inspire you towards having your own victories."
He also talks about how important Dussehra is to him, "The significance of this festival, is that it teaches us that ultimately ‘good triumphs over evil’.If I am not travelling, I love to celebrate Dussehra at home, with family and friends. But most importantly I love the traditions and the environment that Dussehra brings. Everyone is rushing to see the Ravan Dehen and dress up in traditional clothes The temple is well lit up and the idols are dressed in beautiful attires and in delicate floral garlands. It's a beautiful and thoughtful festival."