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    5 Times When Bollywood Actors Came In Support Of Women's Causes

    Bollywood’s influence in India is very big. Here are some celebrities who have shown support for women’s causes. 
    • Alice Mary Topno
    • Editorial
    Updated at - 2023-01-05,15:08 IST
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    Bollywood stars have a significant impact on their fans' and followers' way of thinking and actions in addition to the fashion and trends among them. A celebrity's support for a social cause has a greater influence. They have kindly allied themselves with a number of social issues in an effort to be the change they wish to see in the world, knowing that their acts have the ability to influence and manipulate. Check out these actors who came in support of women's causes such as promoting education for girls, women's rights, eliminating sexual harassment, and more: -

    1. Priyanka Chopra 

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    Along with her acting abilities, this international star is one of the most well-known figures on the Asian continent. The Priyanka Chopra Foundation for Health and Education, as well as her role as a Girl Up Champion for the United Nations Foundation, work to promote women's education and children's rights. The actress established this organisation when she found out that the housekeeper of her family leaves her daughter home while sending her son to school. She represents a global nonprofit that supports girls' education as an ambassador. She has always exhibited vocal support for causes affecting women. As a UNICEF Global Goodwill Ambassador, Priyanka advocates for children's rights around the world and works to improve the future of the next generation.

    2. Kalki Koechlin

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    Kalki Koechlin is one actress who has also utilised her position in the movies to raise awareness of various women's issues. She has done films like ‘Margarita With A Straw’, ‘That Girl In Yellow Boots’ and more. The actress has used various public platforms to voice vigilance against women. Kalki also has poems like 'Noise', 'Dear Men', 'It's Your Fault', 'The Printing Machine', and others that highlight the dilemma of women. Her YouTube videos and movies often criticise the patriarchy. 

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    3. Taapsee Pannu 

    Taapsee Pannu

    Taapsee Pannu is one of the most successful and brilliant actors in Bollywood. Her choice of films and performances have always won millions of hearts. She has supported women's empowerment in real life much like in her films. The actor has taken a very active role in a number of social causes and projects. She has been working on issues and rights for women as well as raising awareness of them. She has ties to NGOs that support the education of girls and rape victims. In an effort to promote gender equality, she has apparently been sponsoring roughly 10 to 20 girl children.

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    4. Farhan Akhtar 

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    Farhan Akhtar has successfully made his mark in the industry. His social campaign "Men Against Rape and Discrimination" (MARD) initiative is particularly well-known. Soon after its release, it not only started trending on social media but also got praise from all angles. According to reports, the actor has been promoting social awareness with his music. Through his band Farhan Live, he has been playing concerts all over the world and raising awareness of violence against women.

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    5. Shah Rukh Khan

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    Shah Rukh Khan, a leading figure in Bollywood, founded the Meer Foundation, a non-profit organisation that helps women who have suffered severe burns and acid attacks. The organisation assists by offering women access to healthcare, legal representation, career counselling, rehabilitation, and support for their means of subsistence. The National Burns Center, Make-A-Wish, Sankara Nethralaya, Smile Foundation, and Nanavati Hospital are just a few of the NGOs and foundations that The Meer Foundation is connected to. The actor has sponsored childcare facilities that offer free boarding to kids receiving cancer treatment as well as the establishment of specialised children's hospital wards in the nation.

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