One can’t deny the fact that Bollywood’s biggest celebs are superstitious and undertake several activities (like visiting Siddhi Vinayak temple or Haji Ali Dargah), especially before a film’s release to guarantee its success. But, there are a few celebs, who otherwise too, are superstitious in general. Proof? Well, the gemstones they sport say it all!
From Amitabh Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan to Salman Khan and Ekta Kapoor, we have seen them sporting gemstones which have proved to be their lucky charm. Here is a list of B-town superstars who wear Emerald, Yellow Sapphire, Pearl and other precious gemstones and the meaning behind them:
1. Amitabh Bachchan:
Amitabh Bachchan, the mega star of Bollywood, is the perfect example of a celebrity having firm belief in the magic of gemstones in one’s life. Big B, who has faced many ups and down in his professional life, wears two Sapphires and one Columbian Emerald all the time as his lucky charm. Big B is often seen sporting two sapphire rings—one supposedly belonging to his father and the other bought by himself.
Sapphire is stated to be the most crucial and benevolent gemstone by the virtue of its auspicious association with coercive planet Jupiter. Wearing Sapphire brings wealth, sound health, prosperity, and wisdom.
2. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan:
The beauty Queen of Bollywood, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan too wears an Opal ring and a Diamond ring, and a Blue sapphire ring, just like her father-in-law, Amitabh Bachchan. She firmly believes that these precious gemstones bring luck, charm, wealth and good health to her.
Opal is a gem of excellence, charm, riches, and beauty. Wearing it helps to give a luxurious life. It presents the force of satisfaction to the wearer an upgrade money related flourishing.
3. Ajay Devgn:
Over the years, we have seen Ajay Devgn, sporting a yellow Sapphire and Pearl in his right hand’s index and little finger. Yellow sSapphire teaming up with pearl helps in the person’s spiritual evolution—overall helping in clarity, and peace of mind.
4. Irrfan Khan:
This immensely talented actor of Bollywood wears Hessonite in his middle finger. Hessonite is worn to clear the path of Rahu in one’s life.
5. Ekta Kapoor:
We all are well aware of the fact that Ekta Kapoor is a strong believer of stars and astrological effects in her life. From the names of her daily soaps and films (remember how everything used to start with a ‘K’) to the release date of her projects, Ekta doesn’t make any move without assessing the astrological effects on them. The lady wears many lucky charm bands along with Yellow Sapphire, Emerald, Diamond, and Coral rings.
Emerald gemstone increases brain power, intelligence, memory, communication skills and speech.
6. Salman Khan:
We don’t remember the last time we saw Bollywood’s bhaijaan Salman Khan minus his Turquoise bracelet. The bracelet which was gifted to him by his father, Salim Khan is said to have done wonders for him. Turquoise is known for warding off evil-luck and bring in good fortune in the life of the person who wears it.
It is a lucky stone for the planet ‘Jupiter’ and is one of the substitutes for ‘Yellow Sapphire’. Turquoise gives clarity, precision, and expression to the inner thoughts of its wearer.
7. Shilpa Shetty Kundra:
The Bollywood diva, who faced trouble in her acting career, can be seen sporting an Emerald in her little finger. She wore the Emerald ring after her mother advised her. Since then, her lucky charm Emerald ring has done wonders to her.
Emerald gemstone increases the brain power, intelligence, memory, communication skills and speech.