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Delhi Government organises ‘Dangal’ screening for Students, to create Awareness for Education of Girl child

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New Delhi, Jan 20, 2017 : In a bid to create awareness among students for education of the girl child, the Delhi government on Friday organised a special screening of Aamir Khan-starrer “Dangal” at various government schools.

“District Magistrate of south-west Delhi Abhishek Dev has organised for screening of ‘Dangal’ for over 4,500 school students of government schools in Najafgarh sub-division to promote awareness and sensitise students towards ‘Beti Padhao Beti Bachao’ campaign,” a government official said.

A total of nine batches of 500 students each will watch the movie from January 20 to 24.

The first such screening was organised at Rajkiya Kanya Vidyalaya No-1, Najafgarh where a batch of 500 students watched the movie on Friday.

“The programme shall see a culmination through a gathering in Najafgarh Stadium on January 24 to observe National Girl Child Day, wherein, the issue of gender equality will be disseminated among around 4,000 students,” the official said.

Later a statement issued by the government said the aim of the initiative is to make people realise the value of girls in enriching their families and community.

“People will be made aware towards ensuring equal opportunities of good health and education for their daughters as their sons,” the statement added. (IANS)

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Ayushmann Khurrana: I’m Always Learning from Aamir Khan

He is now looking forward to the release of "Bala" on November 8

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Ayushmann Khurrana
Was confident of my film choices: Ayushmann Khurrana. (Wikimedia Commons)

Actor Ayushmann Khurrana is having an exciting time in Bollywood as in the last few months, he has been giving back-back hits. But he has no qualms about admitting that he is a huge fan of another actor’s work – Aamir Khan.

Ayushmann did a social media chat on Thursday and was told by a user that his cinema choice is remarkably similar to Aamir’s. Both have been doing films that give out a strong social message.

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Ayushmann replied to this saying: “I’m a huge fan of @aamir_khan sir’s work and I’m always learning from him. He is one of the greatest icons of Indian cinema and he is a huge inspiration to me. I met him on the sets of dangal and was in awe of his simplicity and clarity of thought.”

He is now looking forward to the release of “Bala” on November 8. (IANS)