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Movies great medium to create good awareness, says Revathi

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Mumbai, Nov 17:- Actress Revathi, who features in the short film “Udne do”, says cinema is a great medium to create awareness about several social issues.

“I really appreciate USK Foundation to give Aarti the freedom and space to make this film. When I heard the script, I was worried whether the film would be made the way it should be. I think movie is a great medium that helps create good awareness,” Revathi said in a statement.

Usha Kakade, Chairperson of OSR Ventures and founder of Gravittus Foundation, has been actively working towards the cause of child sexual abuse, and one of her foundation’s initiatives is ‘Good Touch Bad Touch’.

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She has now come up with a short film “Udne Do”, featuring Revathi as a school principal. Produced by the Gravittus Foundation and directed by Aarti S. Bagdi, the makers of “Udne Do” launched the trailer in Mumbai on Friday.

“I am sure that this film will leave a mark and will educate and make aware the parents and educational institutions. We need to know and understand our children well so that we could aim for a better society and the country at large. We need to give them a safer world so that they can fly with their dreams,” Revathi added.

The short film is based on the ‘Good Touch Bad Touch’ topic.

Kakade said: “During our interaction with the kids, we got to know some really disturbing stories and facts and to eradicate this issue, we came up with a short film, ‘Udne Do’ aims to reach out to more children and their parents and make them more aware. It’s an ode to those innocent dreams.”

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Kerala Government Promises High Court; Will allot 2 days exclusively for women in Sabarimala

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New Delhi: Kerala government on Friday advised the Kerala High Court that it might take steps to ensure entry of women on the Sabarimala shrine. The Kerala government stated that they may be prepared to allot two days solely for entry of girls inside the temple. Four women have filed a petition in Kerala High Court in search of police protection for Sabarimala go to. They have sought guidelines from the court to state government to ensure protection and reserve days to facilitate only girls’s access inside the temple. The temple is slated to remain open until December 26, followed by way of some other month-long window till January 20, for an annual pilgrimage.

Many girls, together with social activists and journalists, have tried to attain the hilltop shrine in Sabarimala on account that Supreme Court’s verdict on September 28, in which, the apex courtroom allowed the entry of girls between the age group of 10-50 to go into the shrine. Protestors have however blocked the access of women and instead, urged the country government to take felony steps to revert the Supreme Court’s verdict.

The devotees believe that Lord Ayyappa is living in the Sabarimala in a nation of everlasting celibacy and women inside the menstruating age group have been banned from coming into the shrine. A Supreme Court bench, headed via former Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra, but, ordered that women have to be allowed to go into the temple, bringing up gender equality.

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Baby Girl in India miraculously survived even after being ‘run over’ by Train; Watch Video

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This is a one year old girl’s great scrape from death in India.

She dropped onto the tracks moments before a train got here roaring through the station in Uttar Pradesh state.

Remarkably, the one-yr-old survived.

Footage confirmed the baby’s body fitting smartly among the rails, that means the train surpassed over her with out inflicting any harm.

Her mom had in advance accidentally dropped her among the platform and the carriage as she was getting off any other train.

The incident happened in Mathura on Tuesday.

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Irrfan was my acting school: Mithila Palkar

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Mumbai, Nov 23; Mithila Palkar says acclaimed actor Irrfan Khan was like an “acting school” for her when she worked with him in “Karwaan”.The movie features Irrfan and Dulquer Salman.

On her experience of working with two well-known actors in the industry, Mithila said in a statement: “Initially it took me time to realise that I am sharing screen space with Irrfan Khan. But when I started working with him, a lot of times I would end up laughing in a scene.

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“I have never been to an acting school and on the sets of ‘Karwaan’, Irrfan was my acting school. By observing him, I learnt to improvise in the scenes along with focusing on the smallest of the details.”

Mithila also revealed her current favourite in Bollywood is Alia Bhatt. She feels Alia carries out brilliant roles with ease, and that really inspires her to push herself to perform better.

“Karwaan”, directed by Akarsh Khurana, will air on Sony Max on Saturday.

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