Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan join hands to raise funds for Kashmir

  • Hindustan Times, New Delhi
  • Updated: Oct 18, 2014 14:05 IST

If you’re one of those who’ve had one of your most-cherished vacations in the paradise on earth — Kashmir — then this is your best chance to do your bit for the flood-stricken region. Join hands with some of our biggest Bollywood stars including Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan and Farhan Akhtar, who’ve come together to help the victims of the disaster through the Hum Hain… Ummeed-eKashmir concert in association with Hindustan Times.

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The event will be held on Saturday at the Indira Gandhi Indoor stadium in Delhi, and simultaneously in six other cities including Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Jaipur and Kolkata. All you need to do is buy a ticket for this star-studded show that’ll witness 50 top-notch Bollywood stars on a single platform. The tickets, priced at Rs 1,000, Rs 1,500, Rs 2,500, Rs 5,000 and Rs 10,000, are available on

, and also at select Costa Coffee, Best Rice and PVR Cinemas outlets. You can also call 9310288888 to book your seat. All proceeds from the ticket sales will go towards helping the victims of the Kashmir and Assam floods.

The stellar lineup of stars featuring in the concert also include actors Parineeti Chopra, Sonakshi Sinha, Sushant Singh Rajput, Sharmila Tagore, singer Mohit Chauhan, filmmakers Vishal Bhardwaj, Imtiaz Ali, Mukesh Bhatt, poet and lyricist Gulzar, singers Sonu Nigam, Shaan, Sukhwinder Singh, and Rekha Bhardwaj to name a few.

On Tuesday, October 14, Amitabh Bachchan announced the concert that will help raise funds for Kashmir and Assam floods. Bachchan talked about how he feels grateful to be able to contribute to this noble cause. "

Jab hum Kashmir ki baat karte hain, Asaam ki baat karte hain, toh main sochta hoon ki kahin na kahin humare desh ko chot pahunchi hai, aur mein jo bhi kar sakta hoon karoonga

," he said.

"We feel emotionally committed to that land, and we must come together to help it in its hour of darkness," said Mukesh Bhatt, also presemt at the event.

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