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From Salman Khan’s bracelet to Ranbir Kapoor’s No. 8: Bollywood celebrities and their lucky charms

Most Bollywood celebrities are huge believers in lucky charms, astrology and some hold other beliefs. While some became quite the fashion statement for the fans, others started a belief system. Salman Khan is one of the first name that comes to the list when you talk about lucky charms. His Turquoise Feroza bracelet was one of the most talked-about phenomenons, plus his fans also began to rock it, but not many know about the reason why he wears it. Other than that, Amitabh Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor, Shah Rukh Khan and other actors are seen following some beliefs which trace to numerology, astrology and other fields.

Bollywood actors at their lucky charms

Salman Khan

Salman Khan is always seen donning a turquoise stone bracelet which is also called Firoza. The actor believes it wards off evil and protects him from bad energies. Talking about his lucky bracelet Salman had said in an interview,  “My father (Salim Khan) has always worn this. And growing up, it used to look cool on his hand… how kids play with things, I used to play with his bracelet. And then when I started off like working, he got me the exact one.”


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Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan is also seen multiple times donning quite a few rings. But one in particular in the Blue Saphire which he never takes off. Bachchan is a stern believer in astrology and is often seen wearing planetary rings. Big B is seen wearing opal, blue sapphire, and emerald which are ruled by the planets Venus, Mercury, and Saturn. Bachchan himself has often said that the gemstones have helped him get stable in life.


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Shilpa Shetty

Shilpa Shetty is also quite a believer in astrology and she is often seen wearing a combination of rings and bracelets around her hand. Shilpa had also said that’s he owes quite a bit of her success to the gemstones that she wears. Also during cricket matches, she was seen wearing dual watches as she believes it brings good luck. Shilpa is often seen wearing an emerald ring in her right-hand pinky finger with a yellow sapphire in her left hand.

Shah Rukh Khan

Shah Rukh Khan believes that the number 5 is lucky for him and he often tries to number the things to a figure of 5. From his cars to other things, SRK believes 5 to be quite significant. Shah Rukh Khan always insists the things numbered around him should be of the numbers 555 and 40. Some reports even say that SRK doesn’t like the number 3 and steers clear of it as well as its multiples.


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Ranbir Kapoor

Ranbir Kapoor is obsessed with the number 8 and believes it to be his lucky number. The actor also said that he loves the design. Not just that, his mother Neetu Kapoor also celebrates her birthday on the 8th. Ranbir had earlier said in a video, “When I used to go to school and would see a red mail truck on my way, I used to cross my fingers, shut my mouth and make a wish and until I saw three black cars on the Road, I didn’t uncross my fingers or speak a word. Usually when I was successful in spotting three black cars before reaching school, strangely all my wishes came true. And this went on for a very long time until I naturally stopped when they stopped coming true. My mom’s birthday is on 8th. I just fell in love with the design of the number and also the fact that can mean infinity.”


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