Top Bollywood actresses come together for India's 'I am Girl Rising' campaign
The ‘Girl Rising’ India campaign – that promotes higher education for girls in India – has become a strong force to bring together Bollywood divas for the larger humanitarian good. Together the actresses will be seen promoting Woh Padegi, Who Udegi initiative on Star Plus on Saturday August 29, 2015 at 1.30pm India timing. The campaign forms part of the worldwide Girl Rising initiative.
The actresses including Priyanka Chopra, cousin Parineeti Chopra and Shaandaar actress Alia Bhatt took to Twitter to pledge their support to the girls' education campaign in India.
"Contrary to the belief that actresses don’t get along, it just took one phone call to get these amazing ladies on board," said Priyanka Chopra on Twitter thanking all the Bollywood actresses.
Here’s the India Girl Rising - Woh Padegi, Woh Udegi teaser trailer video (1:24 minutes)
Priyanka Chopra and actress Freida Pinto are two of the early supporters of the ‘Girl Rising’ India campaign
The aim of the campaign is to increase the number of girls completing secondary school education and reduce gender discrimination in India. The campaign uses the art of storytelling to promote the truth about the transformative power of educating girls.
Alia Bhatt, Sushmita Sen and Parineeti Chopra too took to twitter to express their thanks to Priyanka Chopra for roping them into the good initiative and pledged their full support. Priyanka Chopra has been part of the initiative since its inception.
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Internationally, Girl Rising has support from corporates including Intel, Microsoft, Ford, HP Nike, and CNN, as well as from highly influential individuals such as UN Special Envoy for Education Gordon Brown, Queen Rania of Jordan, US Aid, Meryl Streep, Alicia Keys, Anne Hathaway, Liam Neeson, and financier Pete Peterson.Follow IndiaNewsBulletin on Facebook Follow Archana Venkatraman on Google+
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