Varun Dhawan and Anushka Sharma, who are gearing up for the release of Sui Dhaaga – Made in India, have been signed on to promote and endorse the Skill India Mission.
Varun as Mauji and Anushka as Mamta will next be seen essaying the roles of a tailor and an embroiderer, to salute India’s entrepreneurs and skilled workforce.
Talking about the new initiative, Varun in a statement said, “Prime Minister Narendra Modi has displayed incredible vision and genuine foresight in aiming to organize, skill, train and give financial support and backing to our craftsmen, artisans and similar workmen. We are proud to be promoting this campaign that we feel extremely close to like our movie ‘Sui Dhaaga’ that celebrates self-reliance and entrepreneurship.”
Anushka Sharma added, “Skill India Campaign reflects the government’s determination to include and support the talented skilled force of the country. While making ‘Sui Dhaaga’, we came across so many stories of talented, skilled crafts people and artisans who don’t get a fair chance to showcase their talents.”
The Skill India Mission is chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and led by the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE). It aims to standardize vocational training, which helps in creation of latest infrastructure, ensures industry partnerships to extend technology support to make the youth more employable.”Varun Dhawan and Anushka Sharma, through this unique film ‘Sui Dhaaga – Made in India’, are bringing to focus the incredible skills and talent of our homegrown artisan and craftsmen community.,” Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas and Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, said in a statement.
“It is really heartening to see actors like them doing a film that has such a significant social message. India is one of the youngest countries in the world; and it is a matter of great pride for us to see such dedicated and passionate skilled youth with entrepreneurial skills in our country who are bringing name and fame to the nation with their work,”
“Sui Dhaaga: Made In India”, directed by Sharat Katariya, the film hit the theaters on September 28.