DIWALI SPECIAL: GAMBLERS GALORE! Come Diwali And Bollywood Has Teen Patti On Its Mind

For lesser mortals, the pleasures of Diwali include crackers and sweets. But Bollywood A-listers like Ekta Kapoor and Amitabh Bachchan like to celebrate with card parties where lakhs are spent in minutes

The festival of lights is just round the corner and when in Bollywood Diwali,  is synonymous with high-stakes gambling parties. SpotboyE.com takes a look at the famous card bashes hosted by Bollywood celebrities where money flows like water.

The Bachchan Family:
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We are starting off with Bollywood's first family, the Bachchans. They are known for their grand and elegant social dos. So here the lady of the house Jaya Bachchan takes the onus of organising the party and when the Bachchans’ host a bash the who’s who of B-town gathers.

Akshay Kumar and Twinkle:
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The couple hosts Diwali parties that are well attended and well-planned. The celebrations are pretty traditional and card games are very much a part of their gatherings. Akshay is known as Khiladi and he is said to be great at gambling too. True to the name, we say.

Ekta Kapoor:
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The Czarina of small screen, likes to make a big splash. So when she hosts Diwali parties, Ekta Kapoor invites not just TV actors but also Bollywood stars. The annual cards party begin late in the night and goes on till the wee hours and if sources are to be believed the stakes here are pretty high and run into lakhs.

Rakesh Roshan:
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Senior Roshan's card party is attended by his besties Rishi Kapoor, Prem Chopra and Jeetendra. The gang meets up for the session every year and the prize money is reportedly mind-boggling.

Shilpa Shetty Kundra:
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This year may be an exception, as the Kundras will not host their annual card party due to Shilpa’s father demise. However the couple, Shilpa and hubby Raj Kundra are known to host an extravagant Diwali bash. Attended by Shilpa’s industry pals along with their families have a great time playing Teen Patti and Flush.

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