Actor Farhan Akhtar, who needs to unfold consciousness towards gender violence by his live performance Lalkaar, says that he needs to take this motion to villages and small cities.
Farhan who was current on the Lalkaar live performance collectively hosted by his basis MARD (Men Against Rape and Discrimination), Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Population Foundation Of India on Tuesday right here, says that this motion shouldn’t be restricted to cities.
“We want it to go deeper like in villages and small cities so that it doesn’t look like an elitist type of movement,” he mentioned.
“We want regional artists and people to get associated with it as we want to present this concert in different languages,” he added.
Akhtar’s MARD is a social initiative designed to create consciousness to instil gender equality and respect in the direction of ladies.
Asked what sort of consciousness they’re attempting to carry by MARD’s Lalkaar live performance Farhan mentioned: “This concert has a message.”
“We organised a contest for college students to make 2 minutes of short film with an aim of spreading a message about ending violence. We received lot of entries for the contest so today we will announce winners of the contest,” he added.
Talking in regards to the Lalkaar live performance, Farhan mentioned: “I don’t know about the expectations but I am very happy to organise a concert like this. It’s a free concert and we wanted that people in large numbers should come to see it.”
The Lalkaar occasion was attended by Shah Rukh Khan, Armaan Malik, Papon, Salim Merchant, Sulaiman Merchant, Harshdeep Kaur, Sukriti Kakkar and Prakriti Kakkar.
Shah Rukh Khan made a short look and recited a poem by Javed Akhtar. There had been additionally award-winning brief movies on home violence made by younger filmmakers.