Wednesday January 22, 2020

Nutrition is a Topic That is Closest to my Heart: Bhumi Pednekar

"Gender parity significant to me," says actress Bhumi Pednekar

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"Gender parity is one topic that's significant to me," says actresss Bhumi Pednekar. Wikimedia Commons

Actress Bhumi Pednekar says she is glad that she is working in times where similar opportunities have opened up for both male and female actors.

The actress hopes that it spills over into the society.

“Gender parity is one topic that’s significant to me. I am glad to be working in times where similar opportunities have opened up for both male and female actors and I hope this spills over to the society as well,” Bhumi told IANS on the sidelines of launch of series “MTV Nishedh”.

“I am sure this show will help trigger more acceptance towards gender equality,” she added while talking about the show, with which she is associated as a cause ambassador.

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Actress Bhumi Pednekar also said, “Belonging to an industry where your physical appearance is always under scrutiny, nutrition is a topic that’s closest to my heart.” Wikimedia Commons

With stories around social issues such as modern contraception, medical abortion, consent, tuberculosis and nutrition, “MTV Nishedh”, produced by Victor Tango, will air on MTV starting January 25. The show will also air on Colors Rishtey starting February 1.

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Talking about another cause which is close to her heart, the actress said: “Belonging to an industry where your physical appearance is always under scrutiny, nutrition is a topic that’s closest to my heart. In my journey of transformation, I have benefitted immensely by focusing on nutrition and eating right, in the right away. I am glad that ‘MTV Nishedh’ deals with nutrition in a significant way. Given the strenuous schedules we work in, it’s immensely required that we eat the right mix of food to ensure well being.”

Singer Neeti Mohan has also come forward as the cause supporter by rendering her voice for the show anthem “#KhulKeBol”. (IANS)

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Bollywood Actress Bhumi Pednekar Urges People To Avoid Single Use Of Plastics

She had shared a few pictures along with the post, which show her cleaning up plastics and garbage at a Mumbai beach

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The actress, who is also a climate change warrior, keeps writing against single use of plastics on social media. Wikimedia Commons

Bollywood actress Bhumi Pednekar wants everyone to avoid single use of plastics. A climate change warrior, Bhumi took to Instagram to spread the word.

She shared a photo that shows her on Monday morning, sipping a shake from a glass bottle with a reusable straw. The actress captioned: “Everyday is a new day And life is all about those baby steps. Am trying to use no #SingleUsePlastic, you should too, Together we can make this world better #HappyMonday #ReusableStraws #goodmorning #hello”.

The actress, who is also a climate change warrior, keeps writing against single use of plastics on social media.

In an Instagram post earlier this month, Bhumi shared shocking figures to reveal the quantity of plastic waste in India, and urged everyone to use recycled plastic.

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Bollywood actress Bhumi Pednekar wants everyone to avoid single use of plastics. A climate change warrior, Bhumi took to Instagram to spread the word. IANS

“It’s our mess to clean #happynewyear. India generates 25940 tonnes of plastic waste everyday,of 10376 tonnes is uncollected plastic. Start segregating your garbage at home. Make sure you recycle plastic. We have to co exist with nature #circulareconomy #climatechange #plasticpollution #garbagesegregation,” she wrote.

She had shared a few pictures along with the post, which show her cleaning up plastics and garbage at a Mumbai beach.

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Bhumi has also been vocal about the devastating bushfire in South Australia. (IANS)