Mumbai: Janmashtami – a festival synonymous with communal bonhomie, fervor and all-pervading joy, is being celebrated all across India today. People - irrespective of caste, creed and gender join in to celebrate this vibrant and incredibly bonding gala affair which commemorates the birth of Lord Krishna. Apart from the prayers that are offered in the Indian households, the Krishna followers perform dahi handi mahatsov at various places.
The entire place reverberates with the chants of ‘Govinda aal re’ and the Krishna lovers form human pyramid to break dahi handi placed at a great height from the ground. The activity, besides venerating absolute love to the Lord goes on to highlight the team spirit and sportsmanship of the society.
Today, on Janmashtami, people from all walks of life wish each other Happy Janmashtami, and those who miss out take to social mediums to express their regards. Here are some of the tweets from celebs of B-town:
Ajay Devgn: Wishing everyone a very Happy Janamashtmi!
Madhur Bhandarkar: Jai shri Krishna.Happy Janmashtami may lord shower his blessing on u & your loved ones.
Shreya Ghosal: Happy Janmashtami!! Go go go Govinda!! May Lord Krishna bless you with sukh shanti samriddhi:)
Shahid Kapoor: Happy janmashtami to all.
Ayesha Takia: Happy Janmashtami to all of u! Much lov.
Farhan Azmi: Happy Janmasthami..Happy Govinda.. Govinda Aala Re Aala!! Have a great day!!
Farah Khan: Happy Janmashtami to all of u.May u have a magical day. Pl be very careful while climbing 2 get d Dahi handi.u could seriously injure urself.
Yuvraj Singh: Happy Janmashtami May Lord Krishna shower his blessings on you n ur family this Janmashtami.
Tusshar Kapoor: Happy Janmashtami to one and all!
Vivek Oberoi: Happy Janmashtami to u all & ur families! May Lord Krishna shower immense love, happiness and success upon u all! :)
Arpita Khan: Happy Janmashtami,Happy Birthday Lord Krishna.