Priyanka Chopra, Freida Pinto Come Together For A Social Cause.by The Daily Eye Team August 27 2015, 3:11 pm Estimated Reading Time: 0 mins, 50 secs
Bollywood’s top leading ladies, Madhuri Dixit, Kareena Kapoor, Sushmita Sen, Alia Bhatt, Parineeti Chopra and Nandita Das, star in the film “Girl Rising – Woh Padhegi, Woh Udegi,” produced by Priyanka Chopra and Freida Pinto, who are also the brand ambassadors of the initiative, and also star in it. Amitabh Bachchan is narrating the film. The Hindi version of the film is all set to air on Star Plus at 1.30 p.m. on August 29 on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan. The film is collaboration between the government’s ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’ campaign and Star TV. It will also be released on digital platforms in both Hindi and English. Directed by Academy Award nominee Richard E. Robbins, “Girl Rising – Woh Padhegi, Woh Udegi” narrates the stories of eight girls from Afghanistan, Egypt, Ethiopia, Haiti, India, Nepal, Peru and Sierra Leone, and their fight to overcome impossible odds to realize their dreams.