Bollywood A-listers, including Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Ranbir Kapoor, Farhan Akhtar and Sidharth Malhotra walked the ramp for Manish Malhotra's charity fashion show "Men For Mijwan" on 1 April, to help women empowerment in rural India.
It was a grand evening with stars and models walking the ramp, showcasing a stunning collection by designer Malhotra. The evening also witnessed the presence of several other B-town celebrities and big names, including Jaya Bachchan, Kajol, Susmita Sen, Sonali Bendre, Urmila Matondkar and Dia Mirza. Shabana Azmi was accompanied by husband Javed Akhtar and mother at the event.
Young Bollywood actresses Sonakshi Sinha, Parineeti Chopra, Kalki Koechlin, Aditi Rao Hydari, Yami Gautam and Diana Penty among others were also present at the event.
The charity fashion show is an initiative by the Mijwan Welfare Society, an NGO founded by late poet Kaifi Azmi and now headed by his daughter Shabana, along with Namrata Goyal. It aims to highlight the sufferings and struggles of girl children and women in rural India and raise proceeds to empower women in the region. It is the fourth fashion show by Mijwan Welfare Society that showcased the beautiful chikankari of Mijwan girls.