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 November 5

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Priyanka Chopra Jonas & Nick Jonas

The actress and her husband marked the holiday by taking part in celebrations among friends. “With the blessings of Goddess Mahalakshmi we invite Her grace and abundance into our home,” she wrote on Instagram.

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Mindy Kaling

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Kaling captioned her post from the event, “Last night I was so proud to host a Diwali party with my friends … We hosted some amazing women from our community and got to share stories and celebrate each other (with delicious food and major fashion moments).”

She mused, “This couldn’t have happened when I first moved to LA over a decade ago, but now we are HERE! Next year will be even bigger.” 

Kaling wore a navy-blue saree by Falguni Shane Peacock. 

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Poorna Jagannathan, Richa Moorjani & Mindy Kaling

Mindy Kaling

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Kaling took a photo with Richa Moorjani and Poorna Jagannathan, who both star in her Netflix show, Never Have I Ever. 

Priyanka Chopra Jonas & Lily Singh

Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Lilly Singh

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Lily Singh captioned her photos from the evening, “Brown Girls. That’s the caption. ✨.” 

Meena Harris, Priyanka Chopra, Mindy Kaling & Lily Singh

Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Lilly Singh, and Mindy Kaling

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Let’s just say that the festival of lights got pretty “lit!” (See what we did there?)

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Payal Kadakia Pujji & Lilly Singh

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Payal Kadakia Pujji (founder of ClassPass) snapped a photo with Singh during the festivities. 

Lily Singh, Priyanka Chopra Jonas & Mindy Kaling

Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Lilly Singh, and Mindy Kaling

“Love, laughter and a room full of badass desi boss ladies,” Chopra captioned her photos of the celebration. 

Padma Lakshmi & Her Daughter

Padma Lakshmi

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Lakshmi celebrated with her daughter Krishna Thea, posting a photo of the pair dressed up for Diwali to her Instagram Story. 

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and Her Dog!

Padma Lakshmi

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Even her pup got in on the festivities! 

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Shilpa Shetty Kundra

Indian actress Shilpa Shetty Kundra celebrated Diwali with her Instagram followers. 

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President Joe Biden & Jill Biden

President Biden and FLOTUS Jill Biden celebrated Diwali, marking the occasion with an Instagram post captioned, “May the light of Diwali remind us that from darkness there is knowledge, wisdom, and truth. From division, unity. From despair, hope. To Hindus, Sikhs, Jains, and Buddhists celebrating in America and around the world — from the People’s House to yours, happy Diwali.” 

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Vice President Kamala Harris

Vice President Kamala Harris (the first vice president of Iindian descent) said of this year’s Diwali celebrations, “This year Diwali arrives with an even deeper meaning in the midst of a devastating pandemic. This holiday reminds us of our nation’s most sacred values. Our gratitude for the love of family and friends. Our responsibility to lend a hand to those in need. And our strength to choose light over darkness, to seek knowledge and wisdom, and to be a source of goodness and grace. Let’s remember to honor the light within one another.” 

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Kareena Kapoor Khan

The Indian actress captioned a photo of her family celebrating, “The only one who can distract me from posing…❤️Happy Diwali insta fam…love you all..❤️ #themenofmylife.”

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