The historic Ram Mandir Pran Pratishtha ceremony took place today, on Monday, January 22, 2024, in presence of the Indian prime minister Narendra Modi between 12:05 pm and 1pm. Ayodhya witnessed the sacred ceremony in the presence of eminent dignitaries and celebrities. Bollywood’s A-list celebrities added a touch of glamor today at the auspicious occasion.
Bollywood Celebrities Gracing the Event
Among the stars who attended the grand event were Amitabh Bachchan, Madhuri Dixit, Alia Bhatt, Ranbir Kapoor, Kangana Ranaut, Katrina Kaif, and Vicky Kaushal, who showcased their devotion and dedication in spectacular ethnic attire. Their appearance further amplified the significance of this sacred ceremony.
Celebrities’ Arrival at the Ceremony
Many Bollywood celebrities were spotted at the Mumbai airport as they were heading to the ‘Pran Pratishtha’ function in Ayodhya. The media captured glimpses of their traditional outfits and infectious enthusiasm, which further built excitement among the citizens.
Renowned Figures from Bollywood Among the Guests
As guests, a number of well-known figures from Bollywood had been invited to witness the historic event. From actors to directors, and even cricketers, there were around 500 esteemed guests in attendance. This exciting mix of talent and fame added a unique flavor to the ceremony.
Traditional Attire Enhances the Grandeur
Film stars and Bollywood’s big names showed up wearing elegant traditional outfits for the newly-constructed Ram Temple’s grand consecration ceremony in Ayodhya. The intricate detailing and vibrant colors of their ensembles added a touch of elegance and reverence to the occasion.
Rajinikanth: A Touch of South Indian Charisma
The arrival of the megastar Rajinikanth added a touch of South Indian charisma to the event. With his presence, the ceremony became a true amalgamation of cultural diversity and unity.
Alia and Ranbir: Bringing Star Power to the Spiritual Ceremony
The power duo, Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor, brought their star power to the spiritual ceremony. Their immense popularity and undeniable talent made them perfect ambassadors for the event, capturing the attention and hearts of the nation.
Heartwarming Messages from Akshay Kumar and Tiger Shroff
Akshay Kumar shared a heartfelt message on the auspicious day of Shri Ram’s Pran Pratishtha. Akshay expressed, “Main hoon Akshay Kumar aur mere saath hai mere mitr Tiger Shroff; aur hum dono ki taraf se aap sabko ‘Jai Shri Ram’. Aaj ka din puri duniya mein base Ram bhakto ke liye bohut bohut bohut bada din hai. Kai sau saalon ki pratiksha ke baad yeh din aaya hai ki Ram Lalla apne ghar Ayodhya mein apne bhavya mandir mein aa rahe hain” (From me and my friend Tiger Shroff’s side – Hail Shri Ram. Today is a big day for devotees of Lord Ram. After the wait of hundreds of years, the day has come, when Ram Lalla will be in his beautiful home in Ayodhya).
Tiger Shroff also conveyed his message saying, “We have heard so much about this (Ayodhya Ram Mandir consecration) since our childhood. But to see this day come true is a very big deal. And we are waiting for the moment we can all light diyas (lamps) and celebrate the festival of Lord Ram.”
Messages of Hope and Unity
Various celebrities took social media platforms to share their thoughts and wishes for this momentous event. Filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri said in Hindi, “Jai Shri Ram. Now Lord Ram give us blessings and courage so that we can fulfill the remaining incomplete goals of Hindu civilization.”
Mahesh Babu, in a tweet, extended his wishes on the special occasion and said, “Amidst the echoes of history and the sanctity of faith, the grand opening of the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya heralds a timeless symbol of unity and spirituality. Extremely proud to witness history unfold!”
R Madhavan shared a heartfelt message on his Instagram, stating, “May a long everlasting era of LOVE, COMPASSION, PEACE, and PROSPERITY START on this auspicious occasion, and may the world and everyone in it be blessed with the best.”
Embracing Lord Ram’s Principles
Actor Suniel Shetty shared a picture of the Ram Lalla idol on his social media account. He wrote, “Heartiest greetings to all Indians on the occasion of Ram Lalla’s life consecration in Ayodhya. Let us take a pledge that we will always follow the principles of Lord Shri Ram. Embrace the simplicity of being a good person; Because greatness lies in humility. Jai Shri Ram Embrace the simplicity of being human; in the ordinary lies the extraordinary. Jai Shree Ram.”
The historic Ram Mandir Pran Pratishtha ceremony witnessed the presence of Bollywood’s brightest stars, who added grandeur, glamour, and devotion to the auspicious occasion. Their heartfelt messages and stylish appearances further emphasized the unity and reverence associated with the event. This landmark moment will forever hold a special place in the hearts of devotees and the Indian film industry alike.