November 8, marks the occasion of Guru Purab also known as Guru Nanak Jayanti in India as well as millions of followers of Sikhism. On this occasion of Guru Purab, people visit the nearest Gurudwara to take the divine vibes. There are also people who visit the Golden Temple in Amritsar (also known as Harmandir Sahib). On Tuesday, Shanaya Kapoor, daughter of Sanjay Kapoor, and his wife Maheep Kaur Sandhu visited Amritsar golden temple with her Nani (maternal grandmother).
Shanaya Kapoor’s visit to the Golden Temple, Amritsar
Sahanaya Kapoor was seen paying her respects to the Harmandir Sahib (also known as the golden temple) on the occasion of Guru Nanak Jayanti. She was clicked with ther grandmother (Nani – maternal grandmother) there.
Shanaya Kapoor took her Instagram handle to release the pictures with ther maternal grandmother. She was also seen wearing a salwar suit. She (Shanaya and her maternal grandmother- Namita Sandhu) were seen twinning in salwar kameez for the auspicious occasion of Guru Purab on Tuesday.
Why and when is Guru nanak Jayanti/ guru Purab celebrated?
Guru Nanak Jayanti / Guru Purab is celebrated every year, on the 15th lunar calendar, in the Hindu month of Kartik. The 15th lunar calendar according to the Hindu calendar is also known as Kartik Poornima on which guru Purab is celebrated.Guru Purab marks the birth anniversary of Guru nanak Dev Ji.
On this occasion of Guru Purab, Shanaya Kapoor and her maternal grandmother Namita Sandhu were seen wearing salwar suits with their heads covered with their dupattas. As it is a ritual to cover the heads while visiting the Golden temple, even Shanaya and Namita were seen covering their heads with their respective dupattas.
Shanaya was seen uploading quite a few shots where she is saying parking under the clear sky. In one of the photos, she is facing the golden temple, praying under the clear sky. In the second photo, Shanaya was seen with ther grandmother Namita Sandhu (the golden temple being in the background). In the second photo, she did not even have much makeup on her face. In fact, during the entire visit, Shanaya was found with minimal makeup on her face.
Shanaya captioned the photo with a heart and folded emoji, and also a star emoji in the photo with her grandmother, Namita Sandhu.
Shanaya Kapoor’s career in Bollywood so far
She made her debut as an assistant director, in the film Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl in the year 2020. Shanaya had her 23rd birthday recently.
She celebrated her birthday along with her best friends in town- Ananya Pandey, Navya Naveli Nanda, Suhana Khan, and many more close friends to mention.