It was Ram Navami celebrations at Iskcon, Juhu where Lord Rama mahabhishek was followed by a boat ride of Lord Ram. The entire temple was adorned with flowers from around the globe from 4:30 a.m. the mangal aarti began, followed by shobha yatra followed by maha abhishek and maha aarti. In the evening, danseuse Hema Malini gave a performance essaying Sita Swayamvar on stage, just after Dwajarohan, followed by Hari Darshan. Irrespective of religious faiths and beliefs celebrities made it a point to be part of this momentous occasion included Sufi Singer Mudasir Ali, Esha and Ahana, Payal Rohatgi and Sangram Singh and were warmly received by host Vraj Nandan Das, Director-Communication, Iskcon.
Said Hema Malini, “as artistes, we feel very motivated when Iskcon motivates us by giving us an opportunity to perform. I am very happy that Iskcon and people like Radha Bihari ji give so much importance to us artistes.”