Bollywood stars delight cancer-affected kids on Cancer Rose DayBy ANI
Monday, September 21, 2009
MUMBAI - On the occasion of National Cancer Rose Day, Bollywood actors Sunil Shetty, Mahima Chaudhary and Shreyas Talpade spent time with cancer afflicted children here on Monday.
Cancer Patients Aid Association along with Pawan Hans, the Government of India owned helicopter company, had organised this special event for children.
Children were delighted to find the Bollywood actors among them.
“If being an actor and human being, we can bring happiness to someone even for two minutes, I feel very happy and blessed that God has given me an opportunity that I can spend time with someone. When you see kids smiling, you feel great,” said Shreyas Talpade, Bollywood actor.
The popular actors also signed autographs among for the children on this occasion, as everyone wanted to remember that he or she actually spent time with film actors.
On this day, in Mumbai alone about 5,000 cancer patients are greeted with roses by the general public, film stars at 33 different cancer treatment centres and in hospital wards. (ANI)