Our readers are aware that Mahesh Babu is lending voice for a poem by Farhan Akthar’s MARD – Men Against Rape and Discrimination, an initiative against women discrimination. The Poem was released today and the powerful lyrics penned by Chandra Bose and excellent recitation of Mahesh Babu made the poem viral.
Farhan inititated the MARD campaign after his employee 25-year-old Pallavi Purkayastha (a lawyer) was sexually assaulted and murdered by her home watchman. He started the campaign in support of safety for women following the Nirbhaya rape incident. The poem originaly written by Farhan Akthar’s father Javed Akthar is being translated to several languages. Sachin lent his voice for the Marathi version. The poem in other languages will go on air very shortly and is expected to create awareness among the fans.