The happening Holi bashes in the city painted Hyderabad with vibrant colours, celebrating the spirit of the festival in its truest form. Whether it was the Bang Bang Holi Celebrations, Samanvay Club’s Holi party at the Maniyar farm house, or Deepshikha Mahila Club’s soiree at Our Palace, partygoers from all over town were letting their hair down. Upping the fun quotient were the special performance and the rain dance sessions at the various venues. People went all out to bathe themselves in Holi colours. While some guests were seen exchanging greetings by applying gulaal onto each other, the others were seen dancing away to glory to the latest Bollywood numbers. Those who didn’t want to indulge in the festivities were also pulled on to the dance floor. Dressed in their western and traditional best, mostly in whites or bright colours, the city’s crowd not only enjoyed the festivities but also devoured the deliciously snacks and drinks on offer.