Actor Sudeep’s rendezvous with the challenged.
Actor Sudeep’s Special screening of his latest film for the challenged, and his interaction with them – A small response to the show.
Many a time I’ve felt celebs are the most hyped people on earth, and any of their ‘humanitarian’ deeds are magnified to unimaginable proportions.
Yet, the fact that these shows, or interactive sessions with the common man, is something that brings that smile to a rather dull life for them. It jolts rationailty, and makes us think that any deed is better than nothing at all.
Whether these celebs are doing it for media mileage, or for personal satisfaction is a different story altogether.
And Sudeep is one person who isn’t really for media coverage i suppose, so that chapter stands closed.
Many of the participants had never been to a cinema before, neither could they afford it. “Even people with visual and physical disabilities need entertainment and fun. With these kinds of activities plus moral teaching, we can bring about change in society and integrate them to the mainstream,” said P.K. Paul, Executive Trustee, IDL Foundation.
This excerpt from the article sums it all up.
And do I see a trend in Bangalore? Where the Film Fraternity will come forward and provide a small ‘break away from the routine’ to those who need it more than people like us? It’s probably too early to see.
The idea of “special screening/activity/entertainment’ for the “special” isn’t bad afterall, minus, maybe, hidden motives.