In a big initiative for women’s empowerment in the country, the founder of MARD (Men Against Rape and Discrimination), Farhan Akhtar extended support to the popular trans media serial, Main Kuch Bhi Kar Sakti Hoon.
Main Kuch Bhi Kar Sakti Hoon has shown great potential of bringing about change as seen from the feedback the serial has received. Main Kuch Bhi Kar Sakti Hoon represented women’s empowerment, and MARD, represents responsible masculinity. Hence the two have been combined as Hum Kuch Bhi Kar Sakte Hain to bring in the change in the society. Women can achieve anything and they need the confidence and belief in themselves. Society especially the males need to create an environment of support and safety.
During its first season, Main Kuch Bhi Kar Sakti Hoon was one of the top three serials in its time slot during the course of its telecast. As per TAM and IRS assessments, the serial was watched by over 58 million viewers. PFI received as many as six lakh phone calls from people across India, wanting to engage on the issues it had raised and to share their own stories.
Season Two of Main Kuch Bhi Kar Sakti Hoon continues the inspiring journey of Dr Sneha, who is a representative of the young Indian woman of today. The story also depicts issues of adolescents as they aspire to reach their potential. It shows the changes that takes place in a society as a group of girls come together to form a football team. The series has been written, produced and directed by Feroz Abbas Khan, eminent theatre and film director and the creative force behind Main Kuch Bhi Kar Sakti Hoon.
Main Kuch Bhi Kar Sakti Hoon challenges deep-rooted social evils like child marriage, early pregnancy and gender based violence. Season Two began telecasting from April 4, 2015 on Doordarshan and will run every Saturday and Sunday at 7:30 pm.