Playing Holi Together

Kalki and Sabiha celebrate Holi on the streets of Mumbai and talked to different communities about what it means to them.

Photo by Dhiya Sumar Sathananthan © Vidhi Films

Photo by Dhiya Sumar Sathananthan © Vidhi Films

Holi is an ancient festival of love celebrated in the sub-continent, originally named Holika and dating back to the pre-Christian era. It is anointed by the vibrant harmony of colours that invoke a deep sense of unity.

Photo by Dhiya Sumar Sathananthan © Vidhi Films

Photo by Dhiya Sumar Sathananthan © Vidhi Films

Meanwhile, for the first time Pakistan declared Holi as a public holiday. Muslims and Hindus celebrated Holi together and as some remarked “it felt like we are one”!

Pakistani photographer Tapu Javeri with friends celebrating Holi

Pakistani photographer Tapu Javeri with friends celebrating Holi

People are rejecting the differences artificially created.

Let’s strengthen bonds between our two peoples, let’s celebrate Holi together!

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