Visually challenged students celebrate ‘Holi’ in Mumbai, Mar. 23. (Santosh Hirlekar | PTI)

Visually challenged students celebrate ‘Holi’ in Mumbai, Mar. 23. (Santosh Hirlekar | PTI)

No amount of pictures can bring the true spirit of Holi, the festival of colors, to life but here is a short take on how some very different people marked Holi in India. A Siliconeer photo essay. (@Siliconeer, #Siliconeer, #Holi, #IndiaCelebratesHoli, #FestivalofColors)

Inflight crew on board a SpiceJet Delhi-Goa flight perform a Holi dance post boarding before take off in New Delhi, Mar. 22. (Shirish Shete | PTI)

Inflight crew on board a SpiceJet Delhi-Goa flight perform a Holi dance post boarding before take off in New Delhi, Mar. 22. (Shirish Shete | PTI)

Girls playing ‘Holi’ in Lucknow, Mar. 22. (Nand Kumar | PTI)

Girls playing ‘Holi’ in Lucknow, Mar. 22. (Nand Kumar | PTI)

Tourists with color on their face, celebrating ‘Holi’ in Kolkata, Mar. 23. (Swapan Mahapatra | PTI)

Tourists with color on their face, celebrating ‘Holi’ in Kolkata, Mar. 23. (Swapan Mahapatra | PTI)

A foreign tourist sprays color while celebrating ‘Holi’ in Kolkata, Mar. 23. (Swapan Mahapatra | PTI)

A foreign tourist sprays color while celebrating ‘Holi’ in Kolkata, Mar. 23. (Swapan Mahapatra | PTI)