Shaina NC and Manish Malhotra come together for
Pidilite’s 7th Annual ‘Caring with Style’ Fashion Show to support
The Cancer Patients Aid Association
A host of celebrities and socialites walk the ramp to support the cause
Pidilite Industries Ltd. hosted its much awaited 7th Annual ‘Caring with Style’ Fashion Show in association with The Cancer Patients Aid Association, at The Lalit Hotel, Mumbai on July 01, 2012.
This initiative is a part of Pidilite’s continuous commitment to support children suffering from cancer for the 7th year in succession. At the event, style icons from the film fraternity, prominent industrialists and achievers from different walks of life, like Auyushman Khurana, Omi Vaidya, Zarine Khan, Vidya Malvade, Shamita Shetty, Tanisha Mukherjee, Daina Hayden, Smriti Irani, Shalini Thackrey, Sheetal Mafatlal, Shibani Kashyap, Mona Singh, Vidyut Jamwal, Sophie Chaudhary, Suchitra Pillai, Shahzaan Padamsee , Alyque Padamsee, Leena Mogre, Aashish Chaudhary, Suchitra Pillai, Harsha Bhogle, Neetu Shandra, Shailendra Singh sashayed down the ramp dressed in creations by Manish Malhotra and Shaina NC.
The ever gorgeous Priyanka Chopra looked stunning as the show stopper in Manish Malhotra creations. Also seen at the event were Ila Arun and Alisha Chinoy.
Pidilite, a market leader in consumer and specialty chemicals in India, organized the ‘Caring with Style’ Fashion Show to acknowledge the brilliant achievements of 75+ successful men and women for their selfless contribution to society.
The event is known for its glamorous and stylish appeal where the crème de la crème of society rub shoulders with each other to raise funds for this noble cause.
A proud Shaina NC said, “We have received immeasurable support for children suffering from cancer through this event in the past, and this year too we have received overwhelming response. I am grateful to Pidilite Industries and everyone who has walked the ramp and supported this cause to make a difference.”
Manish Malhotra added, “It gives me immense satisfaction to be a part of such a noble cause which not only raises funds for children afflicted with cancer, but also celebrates fashion.”
Y. K. Sapru, Founder Chairman – Cancer Patients Aid Association, while revealing that blood cancer or leukemia in children is one of the biggest killers in India and 95% of its patients cannot afford treatment said, “Through this show we are once again raising funds to save the lives of several children suffering from blood cancer. We are very grateful to everyone who came here to support CPAA and we would also like to thank Pidilite Industries for their commitment to this cause over the years.”
Mr. Sudhendu Pandit, GM – The Lalit, said, “We are happy to be associated with Pidilite Industries and The CPAA in support of this noble cause to create awareness about cancer. Once again, it was our pleasure to host such an outstanding and noteworthy cause for the benefit of society.”
Since its inception in 1959, Pidilite Industries has been a pioneer and market leader in adhesives and sealants, construction chemicals, craftsmen products, DIY (Do-It-Yourself) products and polymer emulsions in India. Its product range also includes paint chemicals, automotive chemicals, art materials and stationery, fabric care, maintenance chemicals, industrial adhesives, industrial and textile resins and organic pigments & preparations. Most of the products have been developed through Pidilite’s strong in-house R&D.
Pidilite’s brand name Fevicol has become synonymous with adhesives to millions in India and is ranked among the most trusted brands in the country. Some of its other major brands are M-Seal, Fevikwik, Fevistik, Roff, Dr. Fixit, Sargent Arts, Fevicryl Hobby Ideas and Cyclo.
The Cancer Patients Aid Association (CPAA) is a registered charitable non-governmental organisation (NGO) that works for the total management of Cancer as a disease. Established in 1969, CPAA has a tradition of tirelessly taking care of the needs of cancer patients all over India, and its neighbouring countries including Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal and Pakistan. CPAA is an empathetic, reassuring and non-medical presence that has supported the treatment and the overall needs of more than 3 Lakh cancer patients and rehablitated more than 25,000 patients at its Rehablitation Centre. CPAA believes that every cancer patient has the right to a full range of treatment. It networks with over 15 major hospitals in the city of Mumbai, and the cities of Pune and Delhi, to assist cancer patients and their various needs, whether financial, emotional, social or psychological. CPAA is an all-encompassing cancer help agency that works for patient care, aid and assistance, awareness and advocacy taking the holistic approach to the treatment of cancer that CPAA calls the ‘Total Management’ philosophy.