B-town supports Rahul Bose' NGO 'HEAL'

| Updated: Jul 27, 2017 01:59 IST

New Delhi [India], July 26 (ANI): Bollywood actor Rahul Bose along with Chief guest Vidya Balan launched an NGO called 'HEAL' that strives towards eradicating child sex abuse. The ad campaign of the cause was launched yesterday and it has been receiving support from Bollywood fraternity ever since. A number of B-town personalities took to social media platforms to express their support for the cause and to create awareness. Amongst those who have Rahul Bose voiced their support to 'HEAL' are filmmaker Karan Johar, Farhan Akhtar, Kalki Koechlin, Shabana Azmi, Konkona Sen Sharma and Atul Kasbekar in addition to Vidya Balan. Karan Johar took to Twitter and wrote, "More power to you @RahulBose1 ....it's an exceptionally important cause and all your work is admirable." <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">More power to you <a href="https://twitter.com/RahulBose1">@RahulBose1</a> ....it&#39;s an exceptionally important cause and all your work is admirable .... <a href="https://t.co/TpAyQrFs1D">https://t.co/TpAyQrFs1D</a></p>&mdash; Karan Johar (@karanjohar) <a href="https://twitter.com/karanjohar/status/889908115289788416">July 25, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> Rahul Bose replied to Karan Johar and said, "Thanks @karanjohar We venture forth strengthened by all the goodwill you show us. Thank you". <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Thanks <a href="https://twitter.com/karanjohar">@karanjohar</a> We venture forth strengthened by all the goodwill you show us. Thank you. <a href="https://t.co/QpBQoRqCqp">https://t.co/QpBQoRqCqp</a></p>&mdash; Rahul Bose (@RahulBose1) <a href="https://twitter.com/RahulBose1/status/889908939193597953">July 25, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> Farhan Akhtar shared, "All the best to you @RahulBose1 & all at HEAL.. always here if you need a helping hand". <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">All the best to you <a href="https://twitter.com/RahulBose1">@RahulBose1</a> & all at HEAL.. always here if you need a helping hand. <a href="https://t.co/VEggCLQmz2">https://t.co/VEggCLQmz2</a></p>&mdash; Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) <a href="https://twitter.com/FarOutAkhtar/status/889851186924449792">July 25, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> Rahul Bose replied, "thank you. @FarOutAkhtar And vice versa for all the work that you do!". <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Thank you. <a href="https://twitter.com/FarOutAkhtar">@FarOutAkhtar</a> And vice versa for all the work that you do! <a href="https://t.co/y21UV2o3vR">https://t.co/y21UV2o3vR</a></p>&mdash; Rahul Bose (@RahulBose1) <a href="https://twitter.com/RahulBose1/status/889851647819751426">July 25, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> Shabana Azmi tweeted, "Wish you all the best for this important effort The new campaign against #childsexualabuse created by @RahulBose1 for his new NGO @HEAL_01". <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Wish you all the best for this important effort<br><br>The new campaign against <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/childsexualabuse?src=hash">#childsexualabuse</a> created by <a href="https://twitter.com/RahulBose1">@RahulBose1</a> for his new NGO <a href="https://twitter.com/HEAL_01">@HEAL_01</a></p>&mdash; Azmi Shabana (@AzmiShabana) <a href="https://twitter.com/AzmiShabana/status/890070463652794369">July 26, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> Rahul Bose thanked Shabana Azmi by saying, "Thanks, E! Will be knocking on your door for counsel now and then. @HEAL_01 #childsexualabuse". <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Thanks, E! Will be knocking on your door for counsel now and then. <a href="https://twitter.com/HEAL_01">@HEAL_01</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/childsexualabuse?src=hash">#childsexualabuse</a> <a href="https://t.co/eW2BsDGtFR">https://t.co/eW2BsDGtFR</a></p>&mdash; Rahul Bose (@RahulBose1) <a href="https://twitter.com/RahulBose1/status/890072202305056768">July 26, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> Konkona Sen Sharma wrote, "The new campaign against #childsexualabuse created by @RahulBose1 for his new NGO @HEAL_01." <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">The new campaign against <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/childsexualabuse?src=hash">#childsexualabuse</a> created by <a href="https://twitter.com/RahulBose1">@RahulBose1</a> for his new NGO <a href="https://twitter.com/HEAL_01">@HEAL_01</a> <a href="https://t.co/iUJrYhgOLt">pic.twitter.com/iUJrYhgOLt</a></p>&mdash; Konkona Sensharma (@konkonas) <a href="https://twitter.com/konkonas/status/889871069733154816">July 25, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> Rahul Bose reverted, "Thanks for the support @konkonas! We need all the encouragement we can get!". <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Thanks for the support <a href="https://twitter.com/konkonas">@konkonas</a> ! We need all the encouragement we can get! <a href="https://t.co/hbdSvVB4ti">https://t.co/hbdSvVB4ti</a></p>&mdash; Rahul Bose (@RahulBose1) <a href="https://twitter.com/RahulBose1/status/889876106727305216">July 25, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> Atul Kasbekar shared, "Great initiative by @RahulBose1 @HEAL_01 launched with this campaign against #childsexualabuse" <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Great initiative by <a href="https://twitter.com/RahulBose1">@RahulBose1</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/HEAL_01">@HEAL_01</a> launched with this campaign against <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/childsexualabuse?src=hash">#childsexualabuse</a> <a href="https://t.co/Ngd9yXTEuk">pic.twitter.com/Ngd9yXTEuk</a></p>&mdash; atul kasbekar (@atulkasbekar) <a href="https://twitter.com/atulkasbekar/status/889874624510652416">July 25, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> Rahu Bose replied, "Thanks for always standing by us @atulkasbekar ! The hard work @HEAL_01 will never stop!" <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Thanks for always standing by us <a href="https://twitter.com/atulkasbekar">@atulkasbekar</a> ! The hard work <a href="https://twitter.com/HEAL_01">@HEAL_01</a> will never stop! <a href="https://t.co/MU1FWEYR6Z">https://t.co/MU1FWEYR6Z</a></p>&mdash; Rahul Bose (@RahulBose1) <a href="https://twitter.com/RahulBose1/status/889875703780581376">July 25, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> Kalki Koechlin said, "@HEAL_01 's latest campaign on #ChildSexualAbuse is an encouraging one. Learn how to identify and prevent @ http://www.healcsa.com". <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr"><a href="https://twitter.com/HEAL_01">@HEAL_01</a> &#39;s latest campaign on <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/ChildSexualAbuse?src=hash">#ChildSexualAbuse</a> is an encouraging one.<br>Learn how to identify and prevent @ <a href="https://t.co/GrRSD5m96L">https://t.co/GrRSD5m96L</a> <a href="https://t.co/BBdgXWhoiz">pic.twitter.com/BBdgXWhoiz</a></p>&mdash; Kalki Koechlin (@kalkikanmani) <a href="https://twitter.com/kalkikanmani/status/889843372394913792">July 25, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> While at the event, Vidya Balan spoke at length about the topic of Child Abuse and said, "Child sexual abuse is something we don't want to hear'. She also shared, "What is most disturbing about child sexual abuse is a fact it happens in the family more often. It's horrific. I think I am aware because I am a sociology student, I had read enough. But as I know it's such a difficult truth to stomach, you always feel it happens to people in some other world." The initiative marks as a step by Rahul Bose to combat child sexual abuse. (ANI)
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