Mumbai (ANI): Bollywood's who's who walked the ramp on Tuesday in the collection designed by aspiring fashion designing students, for the cause of girl child education.
The fashion show named 'Mizwan - Sonnets in fabric', was conceptualised by Namrita Goyal and styled by renowned fashion designer Manish Malhotra and Anita Dongre. Goyal, 20, is daughter of Jet Airways Chairman Naresh Goyal.
The show was organised by veteran actress Shabana Azmi. The funds raised from the event will be given to the Mizwan welfare society, founded by eminent poet Kaifi Azmi, father of Shabana Azmi, for the empowerment of girl child. The collection of the show was designed by young students of five renowned fashion institutes of Mumbai and was being judged by panel.
"What to me is very-very interesting is that you get generation next to get the opportunity of lifetime. They could never dream that while they are students all these leading stars would showcase their clothes and you connect it to a small little girl child that is still waiting to be empowered in Mizwan the village in which my father was born. His focus was the education of girl child," said Shabana Azmi.
Aishwarya Bachchan was also present at the occasion to support the cause. "Very honestly we are here for Shabana Azmi. I think the fact that she is doing something so noble and fulfilling her father's dream is definitely is very moving. We are here to support her to support her fathers' dreams of all the accomplishments of Mizwan welfare society," she said.
Urmila Matondkar, Tushar Kapoor, Prachi Desai, Amrita Rao, Neil Nitin Mukesh, Raima Sen, Soha Ali Khan, Farhan Akhtar, Celina Jaitley, Abhishek Bachchan, Konaka Sen, Malaika Arora Khan, Diya irza, Abhay Deol and R. Madhavan walked the ramp to support the cause.