South star Karthik Jayaram welcomed the New Year with Smile kids at his film’s sets in Bangalore, where he had planned many a surprises for them.
Delighted to be amongst Smile Foundation children, Karthik Jayaram said, “We all celebrate New Year big time by partying. This year though I wanted to do something different. Spending some time with these kids and celebrating New Year with them seemed like a perfect way to welcome the New Year with new spirit. I strongly believe that children are the next change makers and education is the most effective tool to prepare them. With their innocence, warmth and smile I feel like being a part of their family. It feels great to be associated with Smile Foundation; to be a reason for these kids to smile.”
Interacting with the children, Karthik cut a cake and also distributed surprise gifts to them. He also gave Smile Foundation children a tour on the sets of his film. The celebrations were joined by actress Neha Saxena, director Nagendra Urs & film producer Rajanna. Kartik also gifted the children with a token amount which would be utilized under the Mission Education programme.
Mr. Vikram Singh Verma, Chief Operating Officer, Smile Foundation said, “This festive season is all about wishes, gifts and hopes for a new tomorrow, especially for children. It is a wonderful gesture on the part of Karthik Jayaram to make our children feel special. We appreciate his gesture and participation.”