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Amisha Patel in a brand new role
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09 October 2007
The actress will be a part of a conference for the United Nations, and will be addressing the issue of 'human trafficking' in New Delhi, along with Bollywood hunk, John Abraham
Amisha Patel (TOI Photo)
She is one actress whose wings are spread beyond films.
Amisha Patel, these days is busy with something more serious and meaningful. The actress will be a part of a very prestigious conference for the United Nations, and will be addressing the issue of 'human trafficking' in New Delhi, along with Bollywood hunk, John Abraham, Renuka Chaudhary, Oscar Fernandes amongst others.
This programme, followed by a dinner will be attended by industrialists, corporate honchos, politicians and several prominent personalitites from other South Asian countries.
"It's a very prestigious thing for me. While doing my research to talk on it, I was shocked to find out that, in the entire South of Asia, human trafficking problem is much more than even the dreaded drugs problem. The intensity to which countries like Bangladesh, Pakistan and India are involved is shocking. So if I can, with my platform as an actress, help create awareness amongst people, I will be happy," she says.
Her interest in the subject of human trafficking started years ago, through one of her university professors.
"He later joined the UN. He had introduced me to this. I remember taking keen interest in it and even preparing a special report and all that. Now that I will be talking on it in a conference organsied by the UN, looks like life has come a full circle. I am really happy," she adds.
Meanwhile, the petite actress is waiting for her next release Bhool Bhulaiya with Akshay Kumar, Shiney Ahuja and Vidya Balan. Recently reports were rife that Amisha was upset with the makers for not promoting her like the rest of the cast. But now, with her attention getting diverted towards more concrete stuff, Amisha, we hope will forget and move ahead. Patience does pay someday. What say Amisha?