Shekhar Kapur, Tamannaah Bhatia & Kunal Kohli will be attending the Arts for India charity event for the welfare of underprivileged children at the iconic London Landmark BAFTA 195 Piccadilly on the Wednesday 31st of MAY 2017.
Speaking to the Journalism News Network UK, Satish Modi, Arts for India Founder commented: “We are delighted to welcome Tamannah Bhatia, Shekhar Kapoor, Kunal Kohli, Vanessa Redgrave, Amy Jackson, Kunjue Lee and other eminent personalities in the upcoming gala supported by BAFTA. The Golden Gala is a prestigious philanthropic event bringing together fiscally responsible organisations, resources, celebrities, people of influence and synchronistic brands to have a transformative global impact on the Arts.”
Tamannaah Bhatia is the star of Baahubali: The Beginning (2015) and Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (2017) and also the first actress from India who was nominated at Saturn Awards for Best Supporting Actress.
Speaking on this occasion with Subodh Gupta Editor Journalism News Network , Tamannaah said : “Arts for India is doing a wonder job in helping underprivileged children receive an education, I’m happy to lend my support in any way possible.”
Kunal Kohli is a well-known Indian filmmaker best known as the director of Hum Tum (2004) and Fanaa (2006). He also owns the production house Kunal Kohli Productions.
Speaking on this occasion with Subodh Gupta, Kunal Kohli commented: “Arts for India is a wonderful initiative that must be supported by one and all.”
Academy Award-winning actress, Vanessa Redgrave CBE (Mission: Impossible, Atonement) will be awarded during the evening with the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’, recognizing her outstanding contribution to the film industry.
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In addition, Arts for India will be supporting new and upcoming talent, Kunjue Li the founder of China Dolls Production Ltd.
Previous Arts for India awardees include Lord Richard Attenborough, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Goldie Hawn and actress Mumtaz among others.
Arts for India (AFI) – a charity registered in U.K.– was established in 2010 to support IIFA in its endeavors. Arts for India holds fundraising events for IIFA and garners sponsorships for the underprivileged students at IIFA.
In an interview, Shekhar Kapur also praises about the Arts For India charity effort. Shekhar Kapur is a film director, actor, and producer. His historical biopics on Queen Elizabeth, won the BAFTA Award for Best Film and two Academy Awards.