( August 18, 2020 )
Actors Sonu Sood, Arshad Warsi, Illeana D'Cruz and Chitrangada Singh are among the many common Bollywood names who've lent help to Smile Foundation's particular exhibition 'Artwork for Heartwork'. The exhibition, part of the NGO's on-going #Heartwork initiative, goals to to generate funds for procuring hygiene kits for the quite a few unsung heroes like farmers, truck drivers, shopkeepers and others who've been working tirelessly throughout these difficult occasions.
For the trigger, the actors have made and donated unique artwork, which ranges from sketches, acrylic work on canvas, charcoal work on paper and doodles.
Actors Karan Tacker, Jennifer Winget, Manushi Chhillar and Ishita Dutta have additionally contributed to the fundraising initiative, which Smile Foundation is organising in partnership with Lay's.
All the artwork will probably be showcased at Art&Found and the sale proceeds from the four-week-long exhibition will go to Smile Foundation to help the unsung heroes.
"I am glad to be part of this initiative and showcase my gratitude by donating an acrylic painting as a tribute to their tireless efforts. Art as a medium has always inspired me to express more than words.
"I hope that each one of us can come collectively and give these unsung heroes the care they deserve in each means potential," Sonu, who was at the forefront in helping migrants reach their homes during the lockdown, said in a statement.
Chitrangada said that she is honoured to be associated with the initiative.
"I consider that by means of such initiatives all of us can contribute by means of by some means thereby serving to communities throughout the nation at giant," she added.
Arshad said he is donating a "specifically curated acrylic portray" for the cause.
"I consider that artwork as a media transcends all boundaries and I could not have expressed it any higher.
These heroes deserve all of it," he said.
Santanu Mishra, Co-Founder and Executive Trustee of Smile Foundation, said the fundraiser will enable artists, celebrities, and students to come forward and help raise donations to meet the current health objectives of the nation.
Through showcasing artwork on Art&Found, we are going to allow customers to buy the artwork and be half of a bigger motion whereby their contributions will probably be utilized to offer for hygiene kits in several components of the nation.
"This campaign is at the heart of our philosophy of 'Civic Driven Change' wherein we all come forward and extend support in the toughest of times," he stated.