Project Nanhi Kali invites you to be part of 2nd edition of ‘Proud Fathers For Daughters’

Project Nanhi Kali invites you to be part of 2nd edition of

‘Proud Fathers For Daughters’

Top photographers Atul Kasbekar, Jaideep Oberoi & Colston Julian to capture special father-daughter moments in aid of girl child education


Ace photographers Atul Kasbekar, Jaideep Oberoi and Colston Julian have come together to support the cause of girl child education by raising funds for Project Nanhi Kali. As part of this unique initiative – titled Proud Fathers For Daughters – the three photographers will capture precious moments between fathers and daughters on August 1 – 2, 2015 in Mumbai.

All the proceeds from this event will be donated to Project Nanhi Kali and be used to educate hundreds of underprivileged girls across India.

“This is the second edition of Proud Fathers For Daughters, with the first one receiving an enthusiastic response last year. At the first edition, photographers Atul Kasbekar and Daboo Ratnani captured the special bond between almost a hundred father-daughter pairs, helping fund the education of nearly 250 underprivileged girls. This year, we are really grateful to Atul Kasbekar, Colston Julian & Jaideep Oberoi for their support, and look forward to an even stronger response as we celebrate this very unique relationship in a very special way,” said Sheetal Mehta, Trustee and Executive Director, K.C. Mahindra Education Trust.

Several well-known faces such as director Nikhil Advani, restaurateur AD Singh, businessperson Dharmesh Jain and senior leaders from the Mahindra Group such as Hemant Luthra and K N Vaidyanathan were photographed with their daughters’ at last year’s event.

Many top celebrities have also lent support to this initiative by posing as father-daughter pairs for Kasbekar’s expert lens. These include Anil Kapoor and daughter Sonam Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor and daughter Ridhima Kapoor, Javed Akhtar and daughter Zoya Akhtar, Sachin Tendulkar and daughter Sara Tendulkar, as well as Alyque Padamsee and daughters Raell and Shazahn Padamsee.

Be a part of this unique initiative and register online at

About Project Nanhi Kali

Project Nanhi Kali empowers more than 100,000 girls across rural, tribal and urban regions in nine states of India by providing them with high-quality education support and resources. It also mobilizes communities to create mindset and behavior change. Since 2005, the programme is jointly managed by the K C Mahindra Education Trust and the Naandi Foundation.

About Mahindra

The Mahindra Group focuses on enabling people to rise through solutions that power mobility, drive rural prosperity, enhance urban lifestyles and increase business efficiency.

A USD 16.9 billion multinational group based in Mumbai, India, Mahindra provides employment opportunities to over 200,000 people in over 100 countries. Mahindra operates in the key industries that drive economic growth, enjoying a leadership position in tractorsutility vehiclesinformation technologyfinancial services  and vacation ownership. In addition, Mahindra enjoys a strong presence in the agribusiness, aerospace, components, consulting services, defence, energy, industrial equipment, logistics, real estate, retail, steel, commercial vehicles and two wheeler industries.

In 2014, Mahindra featured on the Forbes Global 2000, a comprehensive listing of the world’s largest, most powerful public companies, as measured by revenue, profit, assets and market value. The Mahindra Group also received the Financial Times ‘Boldness in Business’ Award in the ‘Emerging Markets’ category in 2013.