for ISKCON News on July 5, 2012
The newlyweds Esha Deol and Bharat Takhtani, with the picture of Radha Rasabihari
Esha Deol, daughter of actress and danseur Smt. Hema Malini, got married to Shri Bharat Takhtani on 29 June at ISKCON, Juhu.
Hema Malini, a well-wisher of ISKCON, especially selected Sri Sri Radha Rasabihari temple as the venue for her elder daughter Esha’s marriage. Esha, an actress and a trained dancer herself, has offered several dance performances along with her mother at ISKCON Juhu’s Bhakti Kala Kshetra to Lord Krishna on occasion of Janmashtami.
The wedding in the temple lawns was preceded by the couple and their respective family members and friends seeking darshan and blessings of Sri Sri Radha Rasabihariji dressed in an exquisite white and red outfit.
Braja Hari Dasa, Temple President, blessed the couple and presented them with an attractive photo frame of Sri Sri Radha Rasabihari. The wedding was well attended by members from film industry, corporate houses and politicians. Several personalities including Smt. Kokilaben Ambani (wife of Late Dhirubhai Ambani of Reliance) who graced the marriage also went to the temple to seek blessings of Their Lordships.
Govinda’s Restaurant catered for the wedding and laid out an exquisite vegetarian spread of food and drinks. The guest joyfully enjoyed the prasada amidst strains of Hare Krishna maha-mantra playing in the background