AMTM is an animal welfare organization in Mumbai committed to the welfare of stray dogs, cats, birds and all kinds of species with the goal to bring all the animals together, especially the ones which are in a bad shape, old, sick, blind or handicapped.
In picture: Neetu Chandra and Kapil Sharma pose for the shutterbugs as they arrive at the charity function.
All pictures: Yogen Shah
Present at the event were Sunny Leone, Daniel Weber, Vivek Oberoi, Priyanka Alva Oberoi, Kapil Sharma, Shiamak Davar, Taran Adarsh, Ramesh Taurani, Ankita Lokhande, Sandeep Singh, Neetu Chandra, Shaan, Vanita Kumar, Subah Bhandula, Vardhaman Choksi, Saikripa Choksi, Vikas Gupta.
In picture: Neetu Chandra was all smiles when clicked by the paparazzi at the charity function.
Omung Kumar who has been supporting the AMTM silently for the past eight years along with his wife Vanita had been hand painting this special animal calendar for the past six months. The proceeds from the fundraiser will go towards AMTM.
In picture: Omung Kumar and his wife Vanita pose for the lens as they arrive at the event.
Present at the unveiling were actors Rekha and Tiger Shroff among other animal lovers. Omung Kumar believes that this association would enable him to express his love for stray animals and so he painted the actual rescues in the AMTM rehab facility rather than just clicking photographs for a calendar.
Omung Kumar said: "I am delighted with the response and that so many people especially Rekha ji and Tiger took time out from their busy schedules to come for this charity event."
In picture: Tiger Shroff, who supports animal welfare was spotted at his casual best at the charity event held in Mumbai.
The director further added: "My wife Vanita has been doing some exceptional work by collaborating with AMTM."
In picture: Tiger Shroff and Omung Kumar pose with the paintings
Omung Kumar concluded: "Having been attached to my pets and the stray animals, I knew I wanted to design this calendar in a different way. Since I've always loved painting, I thought of painting each and every picture in my style for the calendar."
In picture: Vivek Oberoi and his wife Priyanka Oberoi arrive at the charity function
Dabboo Ratnani was spotted at the Animal charity function held in Bandra, Mumbai.
Not many are aware that National award-winning director and production designer Omung Kumar is also an animal lover and possesses an avid love for strays and abandoned pets. Revealing this side of his, the filmmaker auctioned a personally designed and hand-painted calendar 2019 for Ganesh Nayak's AMTM (Animal Matters To Me) at Escobar, Bandra. Kapil Sharma, Rekha, Tiger Shroff, Omung Kumar, Neetu Chandra, Vivek Oberoi and his wife Priyanka Oberoi attended the event.
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