Mumbai, Sep 10: Big B Amitabh Bachchan's pair of jeans will be auctioned soon for a charity. Big B's autographed jeans will be auctioned to raise funds for a NGO that provides under-privileged children access to world class education. Amitabh donated jeans during the launch of Parikrma's 'Jeanaration'. Bachchan shared the news with his fans on his blog. He wrote, "...at the charity for educating under privileged children from the slums, they have a programme called Jeanaration. Celebs donate their autographed jeans and the auctioned bidding for that goes to educate a child... 24,000 Rupees for an entire year!.
Surely we can support it in great numbers. Will try and put it up on Fb and invite donations for these deserving children - a movement that shall be going Global rather rapidly...."
Shukla Bose, Founder-CEO of Parikrma Humanity Foundation said, "This is the first time we are taking the story of Parikrma to a global audience and already we are overwhelmed by the response from the film fraternity." The auction will also feature jeans worn by Kareena Kapoor, Deepika Padukone, Priyanka Chopra, Saif Ali Khan, Anushka Sharma, Shahid Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor, Anil Kapoor and Kangana Ranaut. Parikrma was founded in 2003 and the proceeds from the auction will be used to help fund college education for the children.