Manish Malhotra Presents 'Men For Mijwan'
Continuing his support for the Mijwan Welfare Society, Manish Malhotra presented 'Men for Mijwan.' The fashion took place on April 1st, 2014, at the Grand Hyatt in Mumbai for the KCHO founded by Late Kaifi Azmi and headed by Shabana Azmi and Namrata Goyal.
In its fourth year, Manish Malhotra's association received unprecedented support from Bollywoood's leading stars. Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Farhan Akhtar, Ranbir Kapoor and Siddharth Malhotra walked the ramp with the likes of Jaya Bachchan, Neetu Kapoor, Urmila Matondkar, Dia Mirza, Sonali Bendre and Goldie Behl, Aditi Rao Hydari, Kalki Koechlin, Sushmita Sen, Kajol, Tanisha Mukherjee, Javed Akhtar, Reena and Ashok Wadhwa, Sonakshi Sinha, Richa Chaddha, Diana Penty, Parineeti Chopra, Prateik Babbar, Yami Gautam, Vidya Malvade, Queenie Singh, Chaya Momaya, Zeba Kohli, Atul Kasbekar, Parizaad Zorabian and Devika Bhojwani sitting in attendance.
On this association with Mijwan Welfare Society, Manish Malhotrasays, “Mijwan to me is a microcosm of what India has to offer the world. We have a long history of warp and weft of design aesthetics. It’s time to rediscover ourselves and go back to our roots. I hold this association very close to my heart. The Mijwan girls get an opportunity to support themselves and become independent, and I get to showcase to the world the best that our country has to offer.”
Shabana Azmi, President of Mijwan Welfare Society says, "To Manish goes the credit of enhancing the chikankari skills of our Mijwan women and bringing their craft to the doorstep of Bollywood. He has given the women of Mijwan a means of livelihood because of which their status within the family has changed, and they are now being regarded as an asset to the family."
You can shop the collection at Manish Malhotra's stores:
Mumbai: 45, Vishnu Dham Building, 14th Road, Khar West, 14th Rd, Khar West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400052
New Delhi: H 5/1 Kalkadas Marg, Mehrauli, New Delhi