Bollywood competes with the real heroes at Confidence Walk

Published: 06th March 2017 11:24 AM  |   Last Updated: 06th March 2017 12:28 PM  

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Ahead of International Women's Day on March 8, Bollywood and Maharashtra gathered together to celebrate acid attack survivors at the 'Confidence Walk by Acid Victors and Celebrities' event on Sunday. Actor Vivek Oberoi shares the limelight with the real hero for the night as they walk the ramp. (Photo| PTI)
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The event, organised by the Maharashtra State Commission for Women and Divyaj Foundation, saw more than 15 'victors' dazzle the stage at the National Sports Club of India, Worli. Actor Juhi Chawla shares a moment with a victor. (Photo| PTI)
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It was not just Bollywood celebrities who vied for space with the attack survivors. Politicians too walked the ramp, like Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis' wife Amruta and daughter Divija (R) lighting up the stage with a victor leading the way. (Photo| PTI)
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Actor Sonali Bendre with an acid attack victim at the event in Mumbai on Sunday. (Photo | PTI)
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Cops seemed no match for the grit of these survivors at the event. Police Commissioner of Mumbai Dattatray Padsalgikar seems to accept that with folded hands. (Photo | PTI)
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The event, in the words of the organiser, is just the first step towards rebuilding the confidence within the survivors. That came true with all the stars now alike, in confidence and otherwise. (Photo | PTI)
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