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Shabana Azmi’s charity gets star treatment

Shabana Azmi’s charity gets star treatment

by The Daily Eye Team March 28 2014, 12:50 pm Estimated Reading Time: 0 mins, 40 secs

Amitabh Bachchan and son to help promote Mijwan Welfare Society at fashion show Years after Kaifi Azmi wrote the moving poem Aurat, envisioning women’s empowerment, his daughter, actress and social activist Shabana Azmi, is bringing together Bollywood’s iconic male actors, including Amitabh Bachchan, to walk for her NGO Mijwan Welfare Society (MWS) to support the cause.The idea, she says, is to convey that “the man cares for the woman”. Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Farhan Akhtar, Ranbir Kapoor and Sidharth Malhotra — all belonging to different generations of the Hindi film industry — will walk the ramp to show their support for emancipation of women. The show, Men For Mijwan by Manish Malhotra, is in support of MWS, an NGO founded by Azmi’s father.

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