Priyanka Chopra gives thumbs up to Juhi Chawla's Dear Maa
Giving thumbs-up to video Dear Maa with foreword narrated by actror Juhi Chawla on Down Syndrome awareness, Priyanka Chopra says every child is “special in their own unique way”. The video, which features the day-to-day life of children suffering from the genetic disorder, was posted on YouTube on May 7.bollywood Updated: May 25, 2015 13:24 IST
“It's a disservice to categorise them. Every single child is special in their own unique way. Do watch this,” Priyanka, who supports Unicef's adolescent work in the country, tweeted on Sunday.
It's a disservice to categorise them.Every single child is special in their own unique way.Do watch this.. http://t.co/kIlM9BsrYH@iam_juhi
— PRIYANKA Aka Ayesha (@priyankachopra) May 24, 2015
The 32-year-old also posted the link of the three-and-half-minute video, which features the day-to-day life of children suffering from the genetic disorder.
The video, which was posted on YouTube on May 7, has received close to 13,000 views till now.
In the opening of the video, Juhi says: “Every year, in India, thousands of children afflicted with Down Syndrome are aborted in the womb. The ones fortunate enough to be born are considered a burden by family and society. When, in fact, they are no less capable than a regular child.”
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First Published: May 25, 2015 12:25 IST