32.9 C
Jalandhar
Wednesday, October 20, 2021

ਵਾਹਿਗੁਰੂ

spot_img
yes punjab punjabi redirection

Parali

kissan

ajaib ghar

sarkari naukri

bijli

madadgaar

sports club

kisan sarkari naukri

muavja

PSSSB Chemical

Markfed Sept to Nov

mrsptu

Innocent

‘Chhapaak’ brought Lucknow’s Sheroes Cafe girls to tears

- Advertisement -

Lucknow, Jan 11, 2020-

Deepika Padukone’s movie “Chhapaak” which was released on Friday and is based on real life acid survivor Laxmi Agarwal, has deep connection with the Sheroes Cafe in Lucknow.

The acid attack survivors working at this cafe went together to watch the movie on Friday. Two of them in fact have also acted in the movie. They laughed and cried while they watched their own story on the silver screen.

Lucknow’s Sheroes hangout, run by Ambedkar Memorial Park, currently employs 14 acid attack survivors. Their life has totally changed after the training they received from the memorial and women welfare department.

Rupali, an acid attack survivor from UP’s Ghazipur, who also watched the movie on Friday, said she was attacked on a film set in 2015 and perpetrators have not been caught yet.


ALSO READ: ‘Chhapaak’: Delhi High Court restrains screening from Jan 15


“This cafe has changed my life. We are known for our grit, skill and courage. I want the film ‘Chhapaak’ to be a huge hit as it will make people aware of what happened to us,” she said.

Another girl at the cafe who also watched the movie was Reshma, who was attacked by her husband. She cried when she watched the movie and said she has understood the meaning of her life after working in the cafe.

“The film is an eye opener for those who don’t know what happened to us,” Reshma said.

“We don’t get salary on time here as Women Welfare Department has withheld a lot of money. But this is our livelihood. Here I got a lot of opportunity to learn and study,” another girl from the cafe said.

The Sheroes Cafes, an entrepreneurial project started to help the survivors in their career by training and preparing them for the future, are run by these women, who have proven themselves to be stronger and bigger than their cowardly attackers and to make sure that they won’t be dependent on anyone for their livelihood.  (Agency)

- Advertisement -

Yes Punjab - TOP STORIES

Punjab News

Sikh News

Transfers, Postings, Promotions

- Advertisement -spot_img

Stay Connected

20,369FansLike
112,631FollowersFollow

ENTERTAINMENT

National

GLOBAL

OPINION

Indian Population

In the light of the population explosion debate – by Nirendra Dev

Mizoram has made news -- not necessarily for the wrong reasons but certainly for quite unexpected reasons. North-Eastern India generally makes news due to...
Terrorists Shadow

Tackling the resurgence of jihad in Kashmir – by Amjad Ayub Mirza

With three encounters taking place in less than 24 hours between October 10 and 11, terrorist insurgency has effectively resurged in the Kashmir Valley....
DSGMC Logo

Present Peculiar Scenario of DSGMC post 2021 Elections – by Inder Mohan Singh

The management of the historical Gurdwaras of Delhi came into the hands of local Sikh electorate after enforcement of ‘Delhi Sikh Gurdwaras Act 1971...

SPORTS

Health & Fitness

Heart Disease

This AI tech may spot unseen signs of heart failure

New York, Oct 19, 2021- US researchers have developed an electrocardiogram-reading algorithm that can detect subtle signs of heart failure. Heart failure, or congestive heart failure, occurs when the heart pumps less blood than the body normally needs. For years, doctors have relied heavily on an imaging technique called an echocardiogram to assess whether a patient may be experiencing heart...

Gadgets & Tech