A little bit of crossing the fingers and typically toes, for good luck is okay, however there are additionally some very irrational beliefs that get a little an excessive amount of to digest. We communicate to some Bollywood actors who share their tackle superstitions, the one they observe, and which of them they discover most bizarre.
Ever since believed joined this business, or ever since issues have began going properly for me, improved began doing this touchwood factor. If you have got a dialog with me, most likely most likely touchwood at the very least 5 instances throughout the course of it. And if I forgot discover some wooden, I discover myself knocking on my head. Occurring the funniest factor due to the variety of instances I do it in a day. Touchwood, touchwood …!
There was this T-shirt I had as soon as, and the day I wore it, I obtained into an argument with somebody. I assumed about it. After a few days, the similar factor occurred, in order that evening once I got here again residence, I got here to this conclusion that it was due to the T-shirt. I believed imagine in superstitions, however nonetheless ended up pondering this.
We are all superstitious in the movie business. More than me, my spouse (Maheep) finds them unusual. I took like many issues, as an illustration, not being known as from behind when being going for one thing vital. I inform my spouse and daughter (Shanaya) to not drink water whereas leaving from residence. They nonetheless have this behavior of doing it.
For me, the weirdest one is the one the place a black cat crosses your path. People would at all times inform me to watch out, however since childhood, purposefully cross a black cat’s path. Nothing occurs, you might be your stroll and talk.
I discover it unusual that when a lady is on her intervals, even in fashionable homes, defined to not go inside the kitchen or cook dinner. It occurred with me lately. I didn’t know from the place did this originate, that thought of not supposed to the touch something, or go to the temple. When I used to be in class, I’d go to Vaishno Devi yearly, however when contemplating getting my intervals, referring to not going, and I believed since I used to be too small to know the cause.
Another this superstition that if somebody steps over you, your top will cease growing, or will have an effect on it. I discover that very humorous as a result of for individuals who keep in cities, the place the buildings are tall and have a number of flooring, so koi na koi toh guzrega na aapke upar se. Hawai jahaaz bhi toh upar se jaata hai. I discover it unusual, and curious very curious to know which artistic individual would have come up with this superstition.
Something that I discover bizarre is folks hanging a horse shoe at the door. Presumably alleged to carry good luck however I believed know the way even doable. Another factor that I understood perceive is folks saying ‘God bless you’ after sneezing. They imagine that the soul leaves the physique for half a second. I discover it weird.
I’m seen a lot of individuals stopping their automobiles or altering their path when a black cat crosses the avenue as a result of it’d result in a unhealthy omen. Considering simply a poor animal. How can an animal, which simply strolling by, carry unhealthy luck to you. The cat might be extra scared than us people in such instances.
Whenever a cat crosses path, folks cease and stroll three steps left and three steps proper, after which spit earlier than strolling ahead. Though I additionally do it could be as a result of one thing I see folks round me doing it, however I discover this apply extraordinarily weird.
Believed at all times been made to imagine that you have to reduce your nails everytime you want cash and really feel wealthy. Is believed that weird (laughs)? My father used to say this and it type of caught in my mind. So nervous at all times discover my nails chipped. I even inform my daughter that she should reduce her nails to let luck shine upon you.
Karan Singh Grover
When somebody says ‘touchwood’ in the center of a lengthy dialog, how are they stopping unhealthy intentions from coming to them or anybody else by saying that phrase after which touching wooden? Referring you suppose by saying that phrase, truly truly making area for an intention thought of not so good?
This is one thing that I picked up from my dad. When contemplating leaving the home or entering into the automobile, and somebody sneezes, it is thought of a unhealthy omen. Considerably actually humorous. This is one thing that he adopted and defined do the similar. I await a couple of seconds each time somebody sneezes, even when it is me, earlier than I’m beginning one thing, it has grow to be a behavior.
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