Mumbai: Varun Dhawan keeps word, meets young fan who helped cancer survivors

Updated: Jan 28, 2018, 12:54 IST | Rupsa Chakraborty | Mumbai

Alaiha Vanjara, a 13-year-old Bombay Scottish student, who made headlines for her altruism, finally got a chance to meet her favourite actor Varun Dhawan on Thursday.

Varun Dhawan with Alaiha Vanjara
Varun Dhawan with Alaiha Vanjara

Alaiha Vanjara, a 13-year-old Bombay Scottish student, who made headlines for her altruism, finally got a chance to meet her favourite actor Varun Dhawan on Thursday. This is after mid-day highlighted the philanthropic act of the teenager who gave away her savings for the treatment of a child suffering from cancer. She had saved the money to paint her room in a Varun Dhawan-theme.

"What I did for the child was out of a sense of responsibility, and I am glad Varun appreciated it. Such encouragement can motivate youngsters to work towards a good cause," said Alaiha.

Last October, mid-day had reported that Alaiha helped a family of a two-year-old patient, Veer Pawar, who was undergoing treatment for lung cancer and multi organ failure at NH SRCC Children's Hospital by raising R1.23 lakhs for his treatment.

Rs 1.23 lakh
Amount Alaiha raised for the child

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