Karan Johar raises awareness about child abuse

The world is a cruel place to be in especially if you’re a child. For a long time, there have been many cases all around the world where children grow up in an abusive household. It not only scars their childhood but also affects their future as many face issues when it comes to emotion and mental health.

Now Bollywood Filmmaker Karan Johar on Sunday took to Twitter and shared a short film, uploaded by Union minister Smriti Irani, which highlights the ordeals of children who are at the receiving end of abuse. He said child abuse in any form is “unacceptable” and one must do everything possible to preserve the innocence of children. “As a parent, the well being of our children is our utmost priority. So to see scenarios like this play out is unbearable. Child abuse in any form is unacceptable and we have to do everything in our power to protect every child and preserve their innocence. If you witness or suspect child abuse just dial 1098. It”s our responsibility. #Childline #Spreadtheword,” said Kjo. He himself welcomed twins Yash and Roohi via surrogacy in 2017 and since them has been super happy with his little family. 

Speaking about the shrt film, it is executive produced by filmmaker Shekhar Kapur and music by AR Rahman. It has been directed and shot by Bhanupreet Kaur and Sarthak Johar.

Smriti tagged the makers of the film and said it”s important to spread the message about child abuse.“You can stop child abuse by reaching out speaking up. Dial 1098 #childline. Tell your children they have a system that seeks to protect them, rescue them, rehabilitate them. Spread the word,” she captioned the video on Instagram. 

What do you think of the short film and of Kjo’s message? Let us know in the comments below. 

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