Her brothers mean the world to actress Delnaaz Irani, who says that every Raksha Bandhan is special and meaningful. This year, while the actress will meet her brother actor Bhaktyaar Irani, she will soon be travelling to London to meet her elder brother Paurus as well.
“Every year, my brother comes home with his family and we celebrate Raksha Bandhan. We are together throughout the day; we have lunch and dinner together and it’s a complete family scene. This year also Bhaktyaar will come with his family. My elder brother, Paurus, is in London and hopefully later this year soon I’ll be going there to visit and hoping to celebrate Raksha bandhan there too. I am looking forward to meeting both my brothers very soon,” she says.
Talking about the significance of the festival, Delnaaz says, “We are a close-knit family, my parents and my brothers. We’ve always been there for each other. I am the only sister and I was always protected, both my brothers were very protective and were always around me everywhere. It’s a blessing to have brothers around you because you are always loved, cared for. We are more of friends now and share a great bond. To me Raksha Bandhan is a very special festival where the brother-sister bond gets stronger year by year,” she says.
Her bond with her brothers is unique, says the actress, adding, “My bond with my brothers is very special. Even with my Rakhi brothers and cousins, I share a special relationship and I always remember them on Raksha Bandhan and pray for my brothers. My elder brother is more like a father figure to me and my bond with Bhaktyaar is more like ‘bhidu’ types.”