Padma Shri recipient and founder-chairman of Dr Batra's Healthcare group, Dr Mukesh Batra enthralled the hearts of Mumbaikars with a live performance at the 6th edition of Yaadon Ki Bahaar, an annual musical concert that raises funds for the welfare of widows living at the Shepherd's Widow Home.
Dr Mukesh Batra, Founder and Chairman, Dr Batra Group of Companies with Rishi Kapoor
The musical event was staged at the Y B Chavan Auditorium and actor Rishi Kapoor was the chief guest. He entertained the audience by performing to his hit track Main shayar toh nahi from Bobby. The event also saw the presence of celebs such as Varsha Usgaonkar, Kiran Shantaram and Sudha Malhotra.
Dr Batra has been associated with Shepherd's Widow Home for over 30 years and provides free lifetime treatment to its residents. It was also heartening to see an audience of over 500 applaud Dr Batra's melodious rendition of songs of renowned singers like Mukesh, Hemant Kumar and Manna Dey.
Varsha Usgaonkar and Kiran Shantaram
Speaking on the fund raising event, Dr Mukesh Batra said, "These women are remarkable and have gone through so much in life. This concert is not about the money that goes to them or the charity, it's a tribute to their spirit. I hope to continue lending support to the Shepherds Widow Home for many more years to come."
Speaking at the event, Rishi Kapoor said, "It is inspiring to see a doctor devote so much time to a social cause. Yaadon Ki Bahaar is a great initiative that will help improve the quality of life of the windows at Shepherd's Widow Home. I feel grateful to be a part of this event."
Dr Akshay Batra, MD and Vice Chairman, Dr Batra Group of Companies