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Chaudhvin Ka Chand Over City Slum – Off to school, with Waheeda Rehman

Education | Aug 1, 2003

Legendary actress joins hands with Akshara Foundation to open new world for slum children.

IT was a rare day in Bangalore’s largest slum. Visiting a, school at the end of a narrow muddy lane was one of Bollywood’s most accomplished actresses of all time – Waheeda Rehman, with Rohini Nilekani.

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