Here's how Aishwarya Rai Bachchan plans to make her late father's birthday memorable

Updated: 20 November, 2017 19:24 IST | mid-day online correspondent | Mumbai

November 20, marks Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's late father Krishnaraj Rai's birth anniversary. As the global goodwill ambassador for the NGO, Smile Train, she will unveil Day of Smiles in his memory

It is a known fact that the gorgeous actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has been very close to her family and has been giving them uttermost importance. A doting daughter, and also at the same time sets an example to become a humble person through her social activities. Continuing her legacy of doing something exceptionally well for the world, the actress has decided to celebrate her late father Krishnaraj Rai's birth anniversary (November 20) in a special way by donating free surgeries to 100 children born with cleft lips and palates through Smile Train India and announce the day as 'Day of Smiles' to celebrate a day of joy and cheer.

Aishwarya Rai and Late. Krishnaraj Rai
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan with her father, Late. Krishnaraj Rai

As Smile Train's Global Goodwill Ambassador, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has been supporting the international cleft charity for the last 9 years, and through The Aishwarya Rai Foundation, her father, Late Mr. Krishnaraj Rai had supported cleft lip and palate surgeries for 100 children in 2014. On November 20, the actress will be visiting a suburban hospital in Mumbai with her mother Vrinda Rai and her adorable daughter, Aaradhya Bachchan to spent time with cleft patients and encouraged the children to live fuller lives and pursue their dreams.

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Honoring Mr. Krishnaraj Rai's life and memory as a Smile Train supporter, Smile Train India, and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan will announce that his birthdate, November 20, will be observed as the 'Day of Smiles'. It will serve to remind us how precious smiles are and the endless possibilities they unfold for children born with clefts.

First Published: 20 November, 2017 17:17 IST

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