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Soha Ali Khan and Shefali Sunderlal

Sharmila Tagore, Soha Ali Khan and Shefali Sunderlal talk to ITV about their passion for the cause of child rights - ITV

Sharmila Tagore

Sharmila Tagore, legendary Indian actor calls for support to CRY America and the cause of underprivileged children
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Sharmila Tagore

Sharmila Tagore calls for support to CRY America and needy children

 
Soha, Sharmila Help Raise $215,000 for CRY America

Soha, Sharmila Help Raise $215,000 for CRY America - DesiTalk

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CRY - Child Rights and You America Inc hosts benefit dinner

 

Sharmila Tagore, legendary Indian actor calls for support to CRY America and the cause of underprivileged children

New York, May 16th, 2011: CRY - Child Rights and You America Inc, a 501c3 non-profit organization that works to restore the rights of underprivileged children, especially in India hosted two benefit dinners in New York and Seattle. ‘Pledge 2011’ was held on May 13 at the Taj, The Pierre Hotel in New York and ‘Uphaar 2011’ on May 14 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Seattle. Sharmila Tagore and Soha Ali Khan were the special guests at both events.

Pledge 2011 was attended by 150 people from New York - New Jersey and Uphaar 2011 was attended by 175 members from the western Washington community, who came together to partner CRY America’s work to benefit underprivileged children. Over $215,000 was raised across both Dinner events, resources that will be directed towards funding several Projects that ensure lasting change in the lives of children.

The evenings included talks by Puja Marwaha, CEO of CRY India, Shefali Sunderlal, President of CRY America and keynote addresses by Sharmila Tagore and Soha Ali Khan, renowned actors from India. Paintings by famous artists Ram Kumar, Murali Nagapuzha, Nitin Dadrawala and private lunches with Sharmila and Soha sponsored by Vermillion restaurant were auctioned by Sotheby’s at the New York Dinner which raised $43,000.

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