Tuesday Oct 22, 2019
Bollywood queen Deepika Padukone has garnered ample praises from all around the globe for her noteworthy performances on-screen and now the actor is also joining forces with the Indian government for their initiative of a social cause.
The Padmaavat actor along with Indian sports star PV Sindhu can be seen promoting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 'Bharat Ki Laxmi' initiative, for which the premier praised the two icons.
“This Diwali, let us throw light on & celebrate the contribution & accomplishments of the women of our country! #BharatKiLaxmi,” Deepika said sharing the video on Twitter.
“Societies grow when women are empowered and their accomplishments are given a place of pride! I support PM @narendramodi ji #BharatKiLaxmi movement. It celebrates extraordinary achievements of extraordinary women of India. This Diwali, let’s celebrate womanhood,” Sindhu said on Twitter as she shared the video.
Modi also made a statement regarding the initiative as he praised the two for conveying the message ‘excellently’.
“India’s Nari Shakti epitomises talent and tenacity, determination and dedication. Our ethos has always taught us to strive for women empowerment. Through this video, @Pvsindhu1 and @deepikapadukone excellently convey the message of celebrating #BharatKiLaxmi,” read his tweet.