As a part of initiative 'Save & Empower the Girl Child', on Feb 5, top Bollywood celebrities like Madhuri Dixit, Preity Zinta, Malaika Arora Khan, Mandira Bedi, Lucky Morani, Lara Dutta, Isha Kopikar, Swara Bhaskar and Evelyn Sharma walked the ramp in exclusive Manish Malhotra designs.
The initiative was organised by the doctors of Lilavati Hospital and Research Centre (LHRC), in their endeavour towards the upliftment of the girl child. Held at Taj Lands End, Bandra (W), the event was managed, coordinated and executed by Lucky Morani and her team of Cineyug Entertainment.
The evening began with a panel discussion on 'Save & Empower the Girl Child' moderated by Dr. Kiran Coelho, Chairperson of the organising committee along with other panellists -Dr Hrishikesh Pai, Shaina N.C., Advocate Mrinalini Deshmukh, Dr Indu Shahani, Dr Rupa Shah, Nagesh Kukunoor and Gul Panag.
The highlights of the evening were a spectacular dance performance by celebrated choreographer Shiamak Davar's troupe, incredible performances by the talented Ustaad Maa Zila Khan, Vipin Aneja and Shibani Kashyap who sang 'I Am a Woman' composed specially for the occasion, followed by prominent stars dazzling the evening in support of the cause by walking the ramp in Manish Malhotra creations.
The occasion was graced by the presence of Shri Dilip Walse Patil, Shri Govindrao Adik, Shri Y.P. Trivedi, Raj Kumar Hirani, Mika Singh, Waheeda Rehman, Helen, Poonam Dhillon, Madhoo, Siddharth Shukla and many other dignitaries.
Two specially designed mobile check-up vans, air-conditioned and set with state-of-the-art medical equipment will also be introduced to ensure smooth execution of the proposed 50,000 free health check-ups.