Bollywood joins in `dahi handi` festivities
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Last Updated: Thursday, September 02, 2010, 15:41
  
Mumbai: Bollywood made the 'dahi handi' celebrations popular by depicting it on the silver screen.

So, when the entire city is abuzz with 'Govindas' vying for prized dahi handis, prominent film personalities have tweeted their wishes on the occasion.

Superstar Amitabh Bachchan said, "Happy Janmashtami! Reminded of my song 'mach gaya shor...' from ‘Khuddar’...hathi ghoda palki, jai kanhaiya lal ki !! Love peace happiness to all…"

Actor Riteish Deshmukh, tweeted: "Govinda Aala re aala, zara matki sambhal brijbala'. Drums playing all over…love festivities (sic)."

Shahid Kapoor was a bit mild, saying: "Happy Janmashtami to all."

Actress Dia Mirza said: "Dahi handi can cause quite a stir in Mumbai! It proves, to reach out to your hearts' desires you need to combine love, trust n balance! (sic)"

Shammi Kapoor, whose 'Govinda Ala Re' number by Rafi in 'Bluff Master' (1963) was a trend setter for Bollywood songs of this genre, is so far silent on the festivities around!

PTI


First Published: Thursday, September 02, 2010, 15:41


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