ONCE again it’s that time of the year when night turns into day and the city reverberates to the beat of countless drums: Navratri is here. Garba lovers were seen at NGNU Dandiya night at SS Convention. From dandiya and garba competitions to choregraphed sequences, the revelers walked away with applause. Spotted at the do were designer Gaurang Shah, entrepreneur Harish Kumar with wife Neeru who were the celebrity judges
In sync with the season’s flavour, another dandiya event was organised by Sanskruti Club at ITC Kakatiya. The members of the club were dressed up in ethnic wear and performed on Krishna raas leela. Kavita Golechhaa donned the guise of Krishna and other members dressed as gopis. The venue was decorated with matkis and flowers to add to the festive fervour.
Celebrities looked stunning as they sashayed the ramp in designer prêt. The fashion show was hosted by Dr Raghu Ram at Secunderabad Club for breast cancer awareness. Actress Lakshmi Manchu and Kuchipudi exponent Sandhya Raju were the cynosure of all eyes at the do. Also spotted at the fiesta were Shalini, Sonal, Shivani, Shubhra and others.
(The writer is a yoga exponent and co- founder of Touch a Life Foundation who loves connecting with people)