Getting to the point however - the event was the 'Saifai Mahotsava'.
The patrons - Mulayam Singh Yadav and son Akhilesh Yadav and his cabinet entourage, sans those on a 18-day foreign junket euphemistically called a study tour.
Madhuri Dixit gyrated to her most popular numbers, music director duo Sajid Wajid pelted out their chartbusters and keeping them company were a string of stars like Soha Ali Khan, Ranveer Singh and Hindi film industry's eternal heartthrob and hero to Madhuri in many a super-hit film - Salman Khan.
He who runs the non-charitable foundation 'Being Human'.
Image: Salman Khan at the Saifai festival.
Text: Nikhil Inamdar, Business Standard