AAKARSHAN 2013 which is an exhibition cum sale of ethnic art and craft products and is being held at Kolkata Ice Skating Rink was inaugurated by Tollywood actress Paoli Dam and hero Hiron Chatterjee today. Paoli and Hiron, unlike most other celebrities were right on schedule owed to which the inauguration ceremony started right on time.
AAKARSHAN which is to be held from July 2nd to July 4th is not just a mere sale of art and lifestyle products but is an equally important charity event that aims to support the lesser privileged section of the society by way of donating proceeds from the funds raised in the event. As the event has been organized by the Inner Wheel Rotary Club of Calcutta Mahanagar, the social support factor is undeniably attached to the event. To add to all the good things associated to the event, the organizers have even planned to extend support to the victims of the Uttarakhand natural disaster that has hit the entire nation in a very big way.
Actress Paoli Dam looking very much her beautiful self in a Pink Bandhni Salwar-Kameez was absolutely thrilled to be a part of such a wonderful event. Tollywood hero Hiron dressed in a check shirt and denims accessorized with super cool aviators added to the glam quotient of the show. Paoli and Hiron together went around exploring the stalls that had unique collections of dresses, accessories and home décor items. Paoli seemed to be more attracted to the stalls selling home décor accessories. ‘
Speaking to the media about her experience of coming to this fair, actress Paoli Dam said that she was really glad to be a part of such a wonderful event that brings to the Kolkatans exotic pieces of art from all over the country and at the same time contributes to the less privileged section of the society.
Paoli also told the media about her experience of working in ‘Hoi Choi’ with co-stars Priyanka and Rahul Banerjee. She revealed that Hoi Choi along with being a laughter riot also has all the emotions of love, separation, remorse and everything that makes for the plot of a commercially successful movie. Paoli’s next movie OBHISOPTO NIGHTY with an interesting title and an equally interesting plot is also set to release right after Hoi Choi.
Aakarshan, now in its 14th edition has evolved as an important fashion and lifestyle event that has over the years supported many social causes and given the people of Kolkata some exquisite pieces of fashion and lifestyle products.