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PIX: Mumbai's Govindas reach stunning heights for dahi handis

The festival of 'dahi handi' was celebrated across the metropolis and neighbouring Thane district amid fervour that underscores indomitable spirit of an average Mumbaikar shrugging off the drudgery......

PHOTOS: Mumbai celebrates Janmashtami with vim and vigour

Amid chants of "Govinda ala re", thousands of Mumbaikars on Friday celebrated 'dahi handi' festival on the occasion of Janmashtami, the birth anniversary of Lord Krishna. As is the trend, this......

Parsis celebrate Janmashtami, break stereotype

The dahi handi celebrations in Mumbai are, undoubtedly, huge. It is common to see people of different faiths intermingle during the exercise where human pyramids stretch as high as nine levels to......

Gokulashtami special: Mumbai's richest dahi handis

Janmashtami celebrations, to mark the birthday of Lord Krishna, had lost some of its colour and sparkle last year due to the swine flu scare in Mumbai. All political parties had decided that their......

Get ready to break the dahi handis

It's that time of the year when youngsters look up to the sky and pray for good fortune, in the form of a fully-laden dahi handi. It is the birthday of Lord Krishna, people's favourite god, which......

'Faster growth doesn't automatically ensure jobs'

Deep Joshi retired from the rural development NGO Professional Assistance for Development Action two years ago, but it took him nearly a month to find time for Lunch with BS.That wasn't because he......

PIX: Arjun, Shah Rukh, Hrithik at dahi handi celebrations

Several Bollywood stars turned up at dahi handi pandals across Mumbai to celebrate with their fans.Satyagraha actor Arjun Rampal gets into the spirit of things at politician Sanjay Nirupam's dahi......

PHOTO: Shah Rukh Khan celebrates dahi handi

Shah Rukh Khan made his first ever appearance at a dahi handi celebrations in Ghatkopar, a central suburb of Mumbai, a few hours ago today.Excited about his visit, the Chennai Express actor......

PIX: When Hrithik, John, Salman celebrated dahi handi

With dahi handi celebrations set to kick off tomorrow, preparations in numerous city pandals are in full swing to outsmart each other and receive Bollywood stars at their celebrations. Here, we......

Pakistani actress Veena Malik celebrates Dahi Handi

Pakistani actress Veena Malik celebrated Janmashtami at the Worli Dahi Handi in South Mumbai last week. The actress, who was seen in Bigg Boss 4, had apparently earlier irked the politicians in......

PIX: Hrithik, Sunny Leone at Dahi Handi celebrations

Agneepath actor Hrithik Roshan was spotted at the Worli Dahi Handi celebrations over the weekend as scores of his fans and revellers surrounded him on the stage. Dressed in a white shirt and......
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Q. Could we have dahi handi as an Olympic sport next time?
Sushil Lalpuria:  A.  more

Q. Dahi Handi ke liye 51 lakh rupaye ka eilan hua hai.. Kahanse laate hai itane paise? 51 lakh me to kitane garib logonka bhala ho sakta hai.. Kya humare neta log itane ghatiya huye hai ki unche se uncha janleva target laga kar participants ki haddiyaan todne ko badhava dete hai ? Is khel ko sarkar " dangerous" kyun nahi declare karti ?
Subhash:  A. yes if held in mumbai;)0 more

Q. Aj Aap mein se kitne log Dahi Handi dekhne jayeinge? :-)
Juliana:  A. festivals must benefit others.that must be the way of life more

Prateik Saxena
Q. Why so few people in forum now. Lagta hain sare makhan chor dahi handi kar rahe hain
Prateik Saxena:  A. hum to handi fodne me rahenge dekhne walo ko aap le ke aana more

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