By Goher Iqbal Punn, Film Critic & Entertainment Analyst, Showbiz Bites
Hollywood hottie Emma Watson appreciates and is impressed by Farhan Akhtar’s MARD campaign. In response, Farhan showed his appreciation for her support and even is very appreciative for all the celebrities who have shown their support on MARD – Men Against Rape and Discrimination. Akhtar feels that the support of all the celebrities have really helped in spreading the word and this way the awareness for the cause has gone high among the masses.
Emma Watson in her tweets appreciated Farhan’s efforts for MARD and his stand for the gender equality. She has also asked United Nations for more details on it and has come on social networking site to spread about it. Emma also welcomed Bollywood star Farhan Akhtar for joining the HeforShe campaign as a goodwill ambassador and also shown her interest in meeting the star.
He is of the view that getting out of this grim situation, only awareness about this campaign can play magic among the people. He says that we all have to plant the idea of gender equality in youth’s minds, this will certainly bring the big change.
For Farhan Akhtar’s MARD, many celebrities have been active in spreading the word and he is thankful to all of them especially the ones Sachin Tendulkar, Yuvraj Singh, Shaan and Mahesh Babu who have also lent their vocals for the anthem of MARD in various languages.