"I fast on every Janmashtami" - Jay Soni

Telly town actor Jay Soni is a devotee of Lord Krishna and follows the fasting ritual every year!

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 | 11:50:46 AM IST (+05:30 GMT)   |  Copyright: www.india-forums.com/TellyBuzz  |  Comments 10 Comments  |  2119 Views

Janmashtmi is a much awaited festival in India. It marks the devoted celebrations of Lord Krishna's birth. The festival of Janmashtami is celebrated by Hindus across the world with immense jubilation and excitement. 

One such Krishna devotee in our television industry is actor Jay Soni, who is currently seen in Colors daily Sanskaar - Dharohar Apnon Ki. He is a very dedicated and cultured son of the Vaishnav family.

In conversation with Jay, we found that the actor keeps a fast on every Janmashtami. He says, "Janmashtami has always been exciting and fun event for me. I've been following the ritual of fasting on every Janmashtami since childhood."

When asked how does Jay feel about the customs and rituals of this festival, he says, "Fasting is an integral custom on the festival of Janmashtami. However, no kind of special delicacy is prepared on this day because you can only have fruits and sabudana wada while keeping the fast." 

Furthermore, the actor went on to say, "After having a day long fast today, I'll be visiting the temple late in the night with my entire family to offer prayers and follow the rituals of Krishna Janam." 

For someone who celebrates Janmashtami ever since a child, there surely has to be memories attached to it. When asked Jay about his childhood memories regarding this auspicious occasion, the actor shares with us, "I used to be a part of the Dahi Handi event during my college days. In fact, I had also been injured severely twice and that is the reason my Mom doesn't allow me to get involved in Dahi Handi anymore, as she finds it too risky."

So does he have any plans this time? "Well, if at all I get time, I might go to watch the Dahi Handi event near by my building."

Monica Varma


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  • Posted on: 30 August 2013 at 9:57amVaishu.Jay

    Lov yu jay soni
    yu r such a sweet heart ya <3

  • Posted on: 29 August 2013 at 8:14pmPreetyLoveJS

    Have a great day Jay Soni :)

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    Vaishu.Jay
  • Posted on: 28 August 2013 at 6:56pmLovelySoni.

    Good morning Jay..Have a Sweet day :))

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    Vaishu.Jay
  • Posted on: 28 August 2013 at 12:11pmOMGIshaan

    Happy Janmashtmi JAY...me too am fasting...Jai Sri Krishna!!!!

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    OMGIshaan, Vaishu.Jay
  • Posted on: 28 August 2013 at 10:14amsaranya12

    Gud nite
    swt dreamzzz
    love you

    2 member(s) Liked the above comment :
    OMGIshaan, Vaishu.Jay
  • Posted on: 28 August 2013 at 10:03amLovelySoni.

    Good night Jay :))

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    OMGIshaan, Vaishu.Jay
  • Posted on: 28 August 2013 at 6:37amPreetyLoveJS

    love u Cutie !!!!!

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    OMGIshaan, LovelySoni.
  • Posted on: 28 August 2013 at 4:40amLovelySoni.

    Happy Janmashtami Jay :)
    That's So Sweet of U 2 b on fast on this day :)

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    OMGIshaan
  • Posted on: 28 August 2013 at 3:10amnadhy00

    http://cashtorefer.com/Default.aspx?Refer=631788 plz follow the link..

  • Posted on: 28 August 2013 at 2:37amPreetyLoveJS

    Happy Janmashtami Jay :D
    Thanks for the article TB !
    plz give an article on his engagement as well !

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    OMGIshaan, LovelySoni.

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