Vidya Balan joins Farhan Akhtar campaign against gender violence, video to release on father’s Day
Vidya Balan has extended her support to the campaign ‘Bus Ab Bahut Hogaya — Enough is Enough’, led by Population Foundation of India (PFI), Farhan Akhtar’s social campaign MARD and Feroz Abbas Khan.
Farhan Akhtar has always been vocal about his social initiatives.
He recently launched a new campaign under its aegis, and now, Vidya Balan too has join hands with Farhan to ressolve the problem of gender-based violence. The Tumhari Sulu actor has extended her support to the campaign ‘Bus Ab Bahut Hogaya — Enough is Enough’ which is led by Population Foundation of India (PFI), Farhan Akhtar’s social campaign MARD (Men Against Rape and Discrimination) and Feroz Abbas Khan. She even shot a special video with her father PR Balan.
The video, which will be released around Father’s Day on June 18, speaks about Vidya’s strong bond with her father.
. The video has been directed by Ashish Sawhny and will be a part of the campaign. Speaking about it Vidya said in a statement, “This is a very special video because it encapsulates the strength of my bond with my father. But there is a larger message too — of the value of the girl child. That discrimination between girls and boys has to stop.” In the video, PR Balan speaks on the delight of being a father to two girls (Vidya and elder sister, Priya) and reveals that he was brought up by a single mother. The father-daughter duo also shared anecdotes from their lives.