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Bollywood Actress Kajol visits Pratham programs
Bollywood icon Kajol met with children served by Pratham last week in Hanuman Basti to make a short film about education and literacy in India.
The star, who holds the record for the most Best Actress wins at the Filmfare awards has pledged her support to the charity by becoming its brand ambassador for the year.
‘‘I just love to read’’ said the star ‘‘It helps me through the bad moments in my life. I was at boarding school for 5 years and that’s where my love of reading.began. We had a fabulous library and I was the one who took out all the books!’’ The Pratham school children could not contain their excitement as the Bollywood icon signed autographs. Though Kajol seemed equally pleased to spend time with her budding young co-stars: ‘‘I loved it.’’ She beamed ‘‘I love kids on the whole most of the time. I think they were just amazing, honest and wonderful - they were not spoilt, they are just kids. It has been wonderful today. I can’t explain it any better than that.’’
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