Sonakshi Sinha to highlight the plight of acid attack victims with Akira

  • Anjuri Nayar Singh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
  • Updated: Aug 24, 2016 10:10 IST
Actor Sonakshi Sinha is promoting Akira at the moment. (Yogen Shah)

Actor Sonakshi Sinha’s upcoming film Akira will touch upon the issue of rising number of acid attacks in the country. The actor says filmmaker AR Murugadoss has portrayed the lives of these victims in the film.

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“AR Murugadoss has touched upon the burning issue of acid attacks on innocent girls in some parts of our country. It is one of the most important plots in our film as Akira’s father decides she should learn self protection and enrols her in a karate camp, whereas girls are generally sent to music, dance or handicraft coaching institutes. It is Akira’s father who taught her to stand up for what is right, to not be dependent on anyone,” says Sonakshi.

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Sonakshi has finished shooting for the film and is promoting it at the moment.

“Sonakshi is gearing up for city tours to promote the film. She will be travelling to Delhi, Chandigarh and Lucknow in the coming week. Post this, she will go back to shooting for her film Noor,” says a source, close to the actor.

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