Proceeds of the sale will be donated to Shepherd’s Widow Home
Padma Shri recipient and Founder and Chairman of Dr Batra’s™ Healthcare group, Dr. Mukesh Batra enthralled the hearts of Mumbaikar’s today 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. The musical event was staged at the Y B Chavan Auditorium with Bollywood’s most cherished actor, Rishi Kapoor, who graced the occasion as the Chief Guest.
Dr Batra's™ 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 over 500 audience appreciate and applaud Dr. Batra's melodious rendition of Bollywood's golden numbers from yesteryears. The melodious evening concluded with a medley performed by Dr. Mukesh Batra for Rishi Kapoor on all-time hits like ‘Main Shayar To Nahi’, ‘Ek Hashina thi’, ‘Ek Main Aur Ek Tu’, ‘Aayabali pyar ka’, ‘Parda Hai Parda’.
Over the years, ‘Yaadon Ki Bahaar’ – an annual fund raising event has become a landmark in Mumbai’s cultural calendar and it cherishes remarkable support from various influencers from different walks of life. Over the years, eminent personalities such as Nandita Das, Pankaj Udas, Anu Malik, Vinod Khanna and Roop Kumar Rathod have shown their support to Dr. Mukesh Batra’s pet charity project.
Speaking on the fund raising event, Dr. Mukesh Batra said, “These women are remarkable and have gone through so much in life. It is now our duty to see that they do not spend their twilight years in isolation, pain and misery. This concert is not about the money that goes to them or the charity; it’s a tribute to their spirit. I respect people who do not lose their spirit even after all the miseries and sufferings in their life. I hope to continue lending this support to the Shepherds Widow Home for many years to come.”
Speaking at the event, Rishi Kapoor said, “It is inspiring to see a doctor devote so much time for a social cause. ‘Yaadon ki Bahaar’ is a great initiative by Dr. Mukesh Batra 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.”
About Dr Batra’s™
Dr Batra’s™ Health Care Group is founded by Dr. Mukesh Batra in 1982 in Mumbai. The Group today is the leading Homoeopathic healthcare corporate, having 220 clinics across 120 cities with its presence in India, Dubai and London. In 2009, the company introduced Aesthetic Services through its flagship brand Dr Batra's™ Aesthetic Solutions Pvt. Ltd. The aesthetic solutions arm of Dr Batra's™, offers a wide range of services like hair transplant, obesity solutions and skincare solutions.
The brand has also made significant progress and development in personal and healthcare products under its well established division Dr Batra's™ Positive Health Products Pvt. Ltd. This marks a phenomenal contribution by Dr Batra's™ due to its individualized treatment and care to over 10 lakh patients across the globe, including 3 lakh hair patients and 1 lakh skin patients.
Dr Batra's™ Cyber Clinic (www.drbatras.com) has been listed in the Limca Book of Records (Editions 2004 and 2005) for becoming the first-ever cyber clinic to offer online consultation to over 4.5 lakh patients every year. It has also launched the world’s first tele-homoeopathy clinic which enables real-time multi-location connectivity. The brand is the only Homeopathic Most Trusted No. 1 Ranked Brand by The Brand Trust Report – India Study 2013, and feted as a Power Brand for the year 2012 by Planman Media. Dr Batra's™ is the world’s first homoeopathic healthcare corporate to receive the much-coveted ISO 9001-2008 Certification. Moreover, the brand is well known for its philanthropic work of offering free treatment services to the underprivileged sections of the society.
About The Shepherd’s Widow Home
The Shepherd’s Widow Home is managed by the Bishop of Mumbai – CNI, the home takes care of over 30 old widows and provides them with free housing, medical care and other necessities. It fills the void in their lives and provides them vital support that keeps important aspects of their lifestyle intact while improving their overall quality of life. Dr Batra's™ has been associated with Shepherd’s Widow Home for the past 30 years and provides free lifetime treatment to its residents.