Hrithik to break dahi handi, Esha to perform this Janmashtami
Bollywood is geared up to enjoy Krishna Janmasthami. Like every year, politician Sachin Ahir and wife Sangeeta's NGO Shri Sankalp Pratishthan arranged Janmasthami celebration at Jamboree Maidan in Worli. They have approached Hrithik Roshan to break the dahi handi and also Esha Deol to perform at the grand event.
Hrithik who broke dahi handi on-screen in his movie ‘Agneepath’ is very excited to break the dahi handi in real. Says Hrithik, "The joy of participating in a real life dahi handi of such massive scale is unparalleled and unbeatable. This festival brings the entire community together. I am looking forward to see how these agile govindas perform on Janmashtami day."
The star-studded event will also see Esha Deol in the avatar
of Radha performing a ballet before thousands of Govindas. Around 400 Govindas
will be taking part at the function. Says Sangeeta, "We have always
received great response for the celebration that we hold every year. We take
all precautionary measures to ensure the safety of every participant by keeping
medical aid handy".
"At the venue, we also carpet the entire ground to avoid any injury if the participants fall while forming the human pyramid", added Sangeeta. Speaking about why he thinks this festival is so important, Sachin says, "Dahi handi is instrumental in community building and creates a sense of belonging. Large teams are trained with the help of a coach for months to master the art of forming the tallest human pyramid. And for that physical fitness is a must for every participant. The group effort of all participants is a visual delight to watch."
We wish all a very ‘Happy Jamnashtami’!