As promised, Bollywood celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor, Akshay Kumar and Farhan Akhtar walked the ramp for a fashion show organized by Mijwan Wlefare Society, an NGO headed by Shabana Azmi.
Women Empowerment as a central theme, the show that was done by Manish Malhotra saw stars walking in ethnic outfits yesterday, marking respect. Mijwan Welfare Society, NGO founded by Late Kaifi Azmi and headed by daughter Shabana Azmi along with Namrata Goyal, focusses on women empowerment as such.
The ramp dazzled as Big B, Farhan Akhtar, Akshay Kumar, Ranbir Kapoor and Sidharth Malhotra walked in some beautiful ethnic ensembles.
The event also saw some heavy Bollywood Celebrity crowd attending, cheering for the noble cause. The list included Tanishaa Mukherjee, Kajol, jaya Bachchan, Dia Mirza, Parineeti Chopra, Kalki Koechlin, Aditi Rao Hydari, Sonali Bendre, Urmila Matondkar, Sushmita Sen and Lara Dutta.
Amitabh, was in admiration for the cause and later tweeted – “The cause is what matters most…the cheering and the clothes apart..women need to be brought to the same level of equality as men..”
Sidharth Malhotra, who will soon be seen in a rough look also thanked the cause to have involved him – “Thank u @manishmalhotra1 n @Azmishabana for having me on this elite list of actors, was amazing to walk with them #MenforMijwan” he tweeted.
Designer Manish Malhotra designed the clothing line inspired from Kaifi Azmi Sewing and Embroidery Center in Mijwan. The breath taking Chikankari embroidery of the Mijwan Girls was showcased in all the grandeur.