Run for your Dream

Mumbai: Where is the best place to go to when one wants to see the greatest celebrities in Bollywood? The six kilometers long “Dream Run” at the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon was held this year on Sunday.

The stage Public Works Department Minister Chhagan Bhujbal flagged off the marathon, and Bollywood’s favorite stars ran their hearts out to support their causes. Neha Dhupia, Poonam Narula, Mini Mathur and Shobha De were of the figures present at the event.

Neha stated after the competition that it was her first time in a marathon, and that se was very excited about endorsing her charity, the NGO Concern India.

About 180 NGOs send their teams, all dressed lovely in very colorful outfits, holding multi colored posters, trying to convince the 22,000 people assisting that the noble causes their were fighting for deserve their attention.

From the sidelines, actors Vivek Oberoi, Juhi Chawla, Shreyas Talpade and Shilpa Shetty cheered on their favorites. Deepika Padukone was also encouraging the runners, while Priya Dutt, from Congress MP, presented her charity supporter.