The function began with recital of Saraswati Vandana by Gopika Dahanukar and her son Keshava Karthikeyan. The function was held as a tribute with both his daughters, Gauri Mehta and Gopika Dahanukar continuing the relentless task of supporting the artists taken up by Prafulla Dahanukar Art Foundation. Dadiba Pundole the eminent gallerist, director of Pundole's Auction House and art collector and Tasneem Mehta Zakaria, the Director of the Bhau Daji Lad Museum garced the occasion as chief guests and shared their experiences of association with Dilip and Prafulla Dahanukar. Eminent artists Prabhakar Kolte also gave a tribute. The function was organised in association with Innerwheel Club Dist. 314, with the dist. chairman Madhavi Pandya and Pallavi Choksi (also the presenter of the function) in the dais.