Cancer Survivors Walk the Ramp With Celebrities of Kolkata



Every year, millions of individuals get affected and die of the killer disease – Cancer due to late treatment and at times due to non – awareness about the symptoms and early warning signs. In India also, the rise of the disease is alarming and slowly it is gripping our society with its deadly claws.

Kolkata Breast Health and Welfare Association is an educational and inspirational non – profit organization which fulfil the needs and desires of the patients and survivors. The mission of this association is to create awareness in the community by providing easy access to the information about the disease and to offer the effected an enhanced quality of treatment and an improved quality of life for the survivor, family and friends. Formed and guided by some extremely reputed oncologists with a vision for a painless world, Kolkata Breast Health and Welfare Association have been relentlessly fighting the peril. Apart from regular conferences, awareness programs, Kolkata Breast Health and Welfare Association also indulge itself to celebrate this Survivorship Day every year to inspire and motivate the society.


In order to spread the awareness about this ailment, Kolkata Breast Health and Welfare Association planned a meet at Hotel Radisson Green, Garcha Lane, Kolkata where they spent some time with the champions who won over their battle against the perilous malady and celebrate the crusade against Cancer.

The evening witnessed the screening of the film Aro Aro Dao Pran directed by Ms. Satarupa Sanyal and produced by KBHWA on Cancer Survivorship. The film is based on a true story of a Breast and Ovarian Cancer survivor who has enacted and portrayed herself in the movie. The movie was inaugurated by her on stage.

Imon Chakraborty, Sreemoyee Piu Kundu, Satarupa Sanyal, Shibaprasad Mukhopadhyay, Satrajit Sen, Sujoy Prosad Chatterjee, Ratul Shankar and Noor along with choreography sequences by Arnab Bandyopadhyay and Rubena Chatterjee to add zeal to the ramp. The entire show was formatted and designed by reputed fashion designer Abhishek Roy. The celebration was crowned off with the performance of the reputed vocalist Prabir Das.

The entire effort was to raise awareness among the common people about the threat of the disease, its early detection and general knowledge so as to help the society to fight and overcome the disease.

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