Celebrities and their Goa stories

Venita Gomes

Keith Sequeira

Actor Keith Sequeira's father, who hailed from the village of Aldona, in North Goa, moved to Delhi years ago. Keith loves Goa, and is often seen vacationing here. He admits that his surname is a giveaway of his Goan roots.

Celebrities in Goa| Keith Sequeira|Celebrities from Goa|Bollywood | Photo: www.instagram.com/keithsequeira

Purab Kohli

Purab Kohli's love for Goa began soon after his father, Harsh Kohli, wound up the film, Love in Goa, in 1981. Ever since then, every family vacation was in Goa. Later, Purab purchased his dream house and also exchanged vows in Goa.

Celebrities in Goa| Purab Kohli|Celebrities from Goa|Bollywood | Photo: www.instagram.com/purab_kohli


Amrita Arora and her husband's perfect holiday getaway is 'Azara Beach house' in Candolim. The actress and her pals are often seen holidaying at the luxurious bungalow in North Goa.

Celebrities in Goa| Amrita Arora||Bollywood | Photo: www.instagram.com/amuaroraofficial


Vivian Wilson Fernandes, aka Divine, of Mere Gully Mein fame, is of Goan descent. His rap, Chal Bombay, is all about his Goa connect. His mom is from Goa, and frequent family visits to the place have shown the world his bond with Goa.

Celebrities in Goa| Divine Rapper| Celebrities from Goa|Bollywood | Photo: www.instagram.com/vivianakadivine


Rohit Shetty's love for Goa can be clearly seen in the movies that the director has made, most of which have been shot in Goa, or include a scene in Goa. The director credits Goa for the success of his films, and plans to continue making films featuring Goa.

Celebrities in Goa| Rohit Shetty|Bollywood | Photo: www.instagram.com/itsrohitshetty/


With the aim of maintaining a healthy work-life balance, the actress recently moved to Goa with her family. They settled on a place in Colvale, North Goa, far from the hustle and bustle of city life.

Celebrities in Goa| Kalko Kochelin| Celebrities from Goa|Bollywood | Photo: www.instagram.com/kalkikanmani


Born in a family of actors, the 1993 Femina Miss India title holder was born in a Maharashtrian family of Goan origin. The family traces its roots to the village of Shiroda, in Goa.

Celebrities in Goa| Namrata Shirodkar| Celebrities from Goa|Bollywood | Photo: www.instagram.com/namratashirodkar

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