At dahi handi, support for Anna Hazare

Updated: August 23, 2011 14:35 IST

When Bollywood actor John Abraham is not busy shooting, driving his bike or now new Audi Q7, he likes to interact with his fans.

The muscled hunk was seen putting his strength to good use trying to break open dahi handis as a part of this year's Janmashtami celebrations in Mumbai.

At dahi handi, support for Anna Hazare
Ajay Devgn was one of the few celebrities who joined in on Sachin Ahir's Dahi Handi celebrations.
At dahi handi, support for Anna Hazare
Prachi Desai celebrated the day along with many others.
At dahi handi, support for Anna Hazare
Sporting a white lehenga, with red intricate threadwork, Prachi had all eyes on her.
At dahi handi, support for Anna Hazare
Ranveer Singh opted for a custom made Dahi Handi tee.
At dahi handi, support for Anna Hazare
Shabana Azmi and Javed Akhtar soon stole the spotlight.
At dahi handi, support for Anna Hazare
A thrilled Shekhar Suman watched as the festivities began.
At dahi handi, support for Anna Hazare
Soha Ali Khan opts for an anarkali that has some fun with colour-blocking trend this summer.
At dahi handi, support for Anna Hazare
Mika entertained the crowds.

Coming up: At dahi handi celebrations, celebs show support for Anna Hazare
At dahi handi, support for Anna Hazare
When Bollywood actor John Abraham is not busy shooting, driving his bike or now new Audi Q7, he likes to mingle with his fans.

The muscled hunk was seen putting his strength to good use trying to break open dahi handis as a part of this year's Janmashtami celebrations in Thane, Mumbai.
At dahi handi, support for Anna Hazare
Actor John Abraham, who is known for his sporting nature, cheered the celebrations and the team of youngsters trying to break the handi.
At dahi handi, support for Anna Hazare
The hunky actor then slipped off his shirt and lifted a young child onto his shoulder.
At dahi handi, support for Anna Hazare
John, holding the Tricolour, cheers his supporters before getting into the act himself.
At dahi handi, support for Anna Hazare
John Abraham manages to crack open the dahi handi with his head!
At dahi handi, support for Anna Hazare
John eyes the handi.
At dahi handi, support for Anna Hazare
John Abraham shows how its done.
At dahi handi, support for Anna Hazare
John tries to break open the handi.
At dahi handi, support for Anna Hazare
John Abraham waits for his turn at cracking the dahi handi.
At dahi handi, support for Anna Hazare
The tradition of dahi handi is celebrated with great gusto. Teams of young men are seen forming human pyramids to reach a high-hanging pot and then break it.
At dahi handi, support for Anna Hazare
The formation of the human pyramid is underway.
At dahi handi, support for Anna Hazare
From broader, strong base to a single person on top, the essence of success in the sport lies in letting the lightest and most agile person climb to the top and break the handi.
At dahi handi, support for Anna Hazare
One step away. Volunteers carefully pile upon each other to form the human pyramid to break the dahi handi.
At dahi handi, support for Anna Hazare
Executive President of the Shiv Sena and grandson of Balasaheb Thackeray, Aditya Thackeray, with the organisers.
At dahi handi, support for Anna Hazare
Actress Ameesha Patel tries to break open the Dahi Handi.
At dahi handi, support for Anna Hazare
The stakes were high and the goal higher still. The participants try to break open the dahi handi.
At dahi handi, support for Anna Hazare
The human pyramid rises for a cause. Participants share a message supporting Anna Hazare's movement.
At dahi handi, support for Anna Hazare
John, who was also promoting his upcoming film Force, was seen mixing with the crowd and flaunted his packs as well on the crowds insistence.
At dahi handi, support for Anna Hazare
Actress Neha Dhupia joins in the fun.
At dahi handi, support for Anna Hazare
Neha Dhupia, aptly colourful for the occasion, shows her support for Anna Hazare with the now customary cap.
At dahi handi, support for Anna Hazare
Udita Goswami and Rohit Roy walked in together at the event.
At dahi handi, support for Anna Hazare
Designer Vikram Phadnis with Bollywood actress Ameesha Patel.

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