Rocking for a cause

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 11 Nov 2017 10:51:36


The Lalkaar Concert is all set to rock the country on November 21, as announced by Farhan Akhtar recently. This concert will take place as a part of Bas Ab Bahut Ho Gaya- Enough Is Enough!. This campaign is led by Population Foundation Of India (PFI) and Farhan Akhtar’s initiative MARD (Men Against Rape and Discrimination) along with well-known director Feroz Abbas Khan.

Led by Farhan Akhtar, the musical night will witness eminent celebrities from the music industry performing. Among those who will perform along with Farhan are Salim Sulaiman, Prakriti, Sukriti, Papon, Harshdeep Kaur and several others. Apart from the singers, there will be several real-life heroes and champions of fighting gender violence who will be present at the concert.

Launched by Population Foundation of India, Farhan Akhtar’s MARD and Feroz Abbas Khan on May 30, the campaign aims at generating debate and promote positive change in cultural and social norms around women. Apart from films, there were several activities including college panel discussions across 40 campuses and a filmmaking contest in which 600 colleges took part with 2000 entries.