Holi colours! Bollywood celebrities get a jump on spring celebrations (gallery)

Published: March 19, 2013

Holi, also called the Festival of Colours, is a popular Hindu rite of spring observed in India at the end of the winter season on the last full moon day of the lunar month. It falls on  March 27 this year. In these photos, several Bollywood stars get the celebration started early as they participate in a photoshoot for a promotional campaign in Mumbai, India, March 18, 2013.

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Bollywood actress Manisha Kelkar poses during a promotional campaign photoshoot ahead of Holi, the Hindu religious spring festival of colours, in Mumbai, India on March 18, 2013. STRDEL/AFP/Getty Images

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