New Delhi August 26, 2014 -
Oye! 104.8 FM Sabse Filmi launched a special initiative – ‘Dilli Ki Mardaani’ to honour the brave women from Delhi for setting an example to society. Rani Mukerji the lead star of the film Mardaani, felicitated the winners herself and heard their stories of inspiration in a fully packed event in Delhi.
Rani Mukherji spoke to the audience at length and inspired them to stay ‘Mardaani’. She also encouraged all women to learn martial arts and deal with issues of harassment with boldness.
As part of the activity Oye! 104.8 FM had promotions for over a week which saw numerous calls from listeners nominating someone who they thought deserved the honour to be called a ‘Mardaani’, with some even recounting their own stories where they took a stand to defeat injustice. Out of the many calls and SMSs, 20 winners were selected to be felicitated by Rani Mukerji herself.
Rani Mukerji was moved by the tales of bravery and gave the winners Oye! FM Mardaani certificates. Among the many winners was Anju Sharma who fought against the terror of local goons and filed an FIR against them. Her brave step ensured that the goons apologised in front of the whole neighbourhood. She did all this even when no one was supporting her with people including her husband advising her to stay calm.
Luvjeet Bhatia, a lawyer by profession was another such winner of Oye FMs Dilli ki Mardaani, who fought a case against local hooligans for over two years with the verdict finally heading in her favour. Rinky and Riya were among the other brave women who fought against molesters and eve teasers to set an example to other women.
At a time, when people take inspiration from Bollywood and stars, Mardaani sets a perfect example of strong women that can drive in societal changes. Oye! 104.8 FMs initiative was distinct as it helped raise the spirit of women empowerment and set an inspiration to fight against social evils. Oye! FM and Rani Mukerji ensured that the evening was ‘Sabse Filmi’.