Popular film actress and cancer survivor Sonali Bendre Behl graciously attended the recently held CFBP Consumer Film Festival and supported the cause of cancer awareness, a cause which has been very dear to her .
Exuding inner strength and confidence the popular actress, Sonali Bendre Behl said, “It was my honour to be here today. In whatever capacity I can, I will always be there to help and support the cause of cancer survivors. I love the fact that the proceeds from this show go towards cancer patients who otherwise wouldn’t be able to get the right treatment. Thank you Shaina NC for being such a committed advocate for cancer patients and for leading such events.”
The CFBP Consumer Film Festival event, held in Mumbai, was a colourful tableau of competitions held in various activities such as Short Film Competition, Poster/Painting, Competition and Slogan Writing Contest on interesting topics like Women Empowerment, Mera Haq My Rights, 75 Years of Independence, Fair Business Practices and Cybercrime Awareness and much more. The competition itself has grown enormously in popularity with 800 entries pouring in from across the country that consisted of students (school and college) and professionals.
Stalwarts from different sections of the society were present on the occasion to applaud the winners and appreciate their work. Those who attended the event include Sonali Bendre Behl, Shekhar Bajaj, Justice B.N. Srikrishna, Swapnil Kothari, Ridham Desai, Padma Shri Chef Sanjeev Kapoor, Dr Mickey Mehta (Global leading holistic health Guru) Shaina NC (Politician and Fashion Designer). This year the festival was supported by Smt. Rajashree Birla and Anand Mahindra and Chaired by Kiren Srivastav.
The lady at the helm of this fiesta, Kiren Srivastav said, “Through creativity shown by people across all strata and fields, our festival has, for the fifth time in a row, done its bit to bring out real issues such as cybercrime, women empowerment and ethical work practices, to name a few. The versatile Shaina NC led from the front at the event’s fashion show too, with several women of substance joining her on the ramp of life. I’m truly glad for how the response for this festival grows with each passing year, and I remain hopeful that the world is becoming a better place, one day at a time.”
Besides the competition, a dazzling fashion show added to the entertainment quotient with women achievers from all walks of life sashaying down the runway for Fashion designer Shaina NC donning her alluring creations. From doctors, to sociopreneurs, to lawyers, to social workers, to performers, and many more walked down the ramp at the fashion show.