It’s that time of the year when all people can think of is gulaal, pichkaris and water balloons. As Bollywood celebs get ready to pick out their best whites for Holi, we quiz them about their favourite colours and find out why they like them so much. We also do our bit to identify the qualities and traits associated with each shade and attribute them to the stars. Read on to find out Deepikawhy Deepika wants to paint the town red while Arjun’s got the blues and Neil Nitin Mukesh wants a rainbow-like life.
Why: I love red because it is a vibrant colour that symbolises love.
Our take: The colour red is associated with warmth and exudes a strong and powerful energy. It excites the emotions and motivates people to take action. It is also a symbol of love and affection. At the same time, this shade also signifies anger.
Why: I like it because it’s cheery and looks best on me.
Our take: Being one of the brightest shades in the colour palette, yellow stands out for its uplifting and illuminating character. It offers hope, happiness and cheerfulness It also symbolises acquired knowledge. The colour is also supposed to resonates with the Sonakshileft or the logical side of the brain.
Neil Nitin Mukesh
Why: I like all colours. Just like how a rainbow cannot be complete without all colours, I feel life too has to be filled with all the shades.
Our take: Loving all colours symbolises that the person has mix of different personality traits. While he can be focused and dedicated, he can also be jolly and carefree.
Why: I’ve loved the colour since I was a kid. Now I like it even more because I’m a huge fan of the football club Chelsea.
Our take: The colour blue represents trust, honesty and loyalty. People who like this colour hate confrontation and want to do things their own way. It also stands for responsibility and reliability.
Colours: White and green
Why: I love the colour white as it brings out an element of purity and transparency. I also like the colour green because it reflects a sense of happiness and joy.
Our take: White, as we all know, stands for purity, innocence and wholeness. Green, on the other hand, represents balance and harmony, especially of the heart and emotions. So the colour green creates an equilibrium between the mind and the body.