A fund-raiser event ‘Chhoti Si Asha - For Future of Disadvantaged Children’, has been launched as a joint initiative by Rotary India, Rotary Club Of Bombay, Viacom18’s Colors and media and live entertainment company Wizcraft International Entertainment, supported by Being Human, The Salman Khan Foundation, and partnered by Ask Nestle.in and Finolex Pipes.
Designed as a people’s initiative, the event would be a three-hour programme that will air on Colors, Colors Cineplex and Facebook on Sunday, June 28 at 3 pm.
The fundraiser event programme will be presented by Salman Khan while Amitabh Bachchan will recite a poem penned by Kausar Munir. Radhika Apte, RJ Malishka, Pooja Hegde, and other celebrities will narrate the real stories of Rotary’s initiatives that have impacted lakhs of disadvantaged children and families over the years while A. R. Rahman will regale the viewers. Sonu Sood will share his stories of philanthropy through a video diary featuring migrant labourers and their children. Sunil Grover will lighten the mood and spread some smiles with his special performance too. The event will also be marked by some of the best past performances by Arijit Singh, Neha Kakkar, Amit Trivedi, Pritam Chakraborty, Shankar Mahadevan, Salim - Sulaiman, Neeti Mohan, Jonita Gandhi, B Praak, Benny Dayal, Bhoomi Trivedi and many more.
The programme will celebrate the humanitarian work and spirit of the real-life heroes i.e. frontline warriors, and survivors.
The programme will also feature Bollywood’s celebrities and musicians such as Anil Kapoor, Aditi Singh Sharma, Alaya F, Altamash Faridi, Antara Mishra, Daisy Shah, Dia Mirza, Divya Kumar, Haricharan, Hrithik Roshan, Lulia Vantur, Jacqueline Fernandez, Kamaal Khan, Katrina Kaif, Pooja Hegde, Radhika Madan, Shilpa Shetty, Sonakshi Sinha, Mukti Mohan, Shakti Mohan, Vicky Kaushal and many more giving the message of hope, positivity, and solidarity through poetry, singing, stand-up comedy, dance, and music.
Supporting the people’s initiative would be key government dignitaries as well. Chhoti Si Asha will also showcase the work done by Covid warriors and health workers sharing how the country stepped up celebrating the spirit of solidarity and togetherness.
Through the efforts of the fund-raiser event, Chhoti Si Asha- For Future of Our Children will commit the funds raised towards the work being undertaken for the immediate Covid-19 relief work and long-term projects in the area of nutrition, health, education, and skill development.
*This is a people’s initiative and everyone would be able to support and donate via the donation link https://bit.ly/ChhotiSiAsha and by giving a missed call to + 917428212244 to get a payment link.
*All funds will go directly to projects related to children and Covid-19 relief.