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Watch: Varun Dhawan puts on his dancing shoes for a Dahi Handi celebration in Mumbai

Sep 04, 2018 11:14 IST
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Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan is widely known for his charismatic dance skills. It was a delight for the crowd who came to witness Janmashtami celebrations at Mumbai’s Ghatkopar. He set the stage on fire with his dance steps during the celebrations. Varun also interacted with the people present at the venue. One of the most important festivals for Hindus, Janmashtami marks the birth of Lord Krishna. According to Hindu mythology, he is said to be the eighth incarnation of Lord Vishnu, who was born to Devaki and Vasudeva to rid the people of Mathura from the wrath of King Kansa, who was Devaki’s brother Later on, he also played a significant role in helping the Pandavas winning the battle of Kurukshetra. One form of celebrating the deity’s birth is dahi handi which is mostly celebrated in Gujarat and Maharashtra. Boys get together to form human pyramids to break an earthen pot which is fixed at a height of about 30 ft from the ground.