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Why are Sonakshi, Hrithik, Abhishek posting such pix?

May 09, 2019 11:31 IST

On the occasion of World Thalassaemia Day, May 8, Bollywood stars spread awareness by posting their half black and white pictures with a message 'Did you know that when both, husband and wife, have Thalassemia Minor, there is a 25% chance that their child will have Thalassemia Major and will usually not live beyond 30 years?'

'Today, on #WorldThalassemiaDay, by posting this picture of half my face, I am supporting the #AadhiwaliZindagiMitao movement to remind everyone to get tested for Thalassemia and avoid giving their child half a life.'

'Visit www.thewishingfactory.org or call 844-844-9544 to schedule a Thalassemia test and to donate to help patients. Post a picture of your face cropped in half on Instagram and tag three others to do the same! @TheWishingFactory'.

 

Photograph: Kind courtesy Sonakshi Sinha/Instagram

Photograph: Kind courtesy Bhumi Pednekar/Instagram

Photograph: Kind courtesy Huma Qureshi/Instagram

Photograph: Kind courtesy Hrithik Roshan/Twitter

Photograph: Kind courtesy Abhishek Bachchan/Instagram

Photograph: Kind courtesy Arjun Kapoor/Instagram

Photograph: Kind courtesy Anil Kapoor/Instagram

Photograph: Kind courtesy Kunal Kapoor/Instagram

Photograph: Kind courtesy Sharad Kelkar/Instagram

Photograph: Kind courtesy Raghav Juyal/Instagram

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