News|August 29, 2012 2:09 pm

Shah Rukh Khan to spread the message of literacy

Shah Rukh Khan has been roped in for the Sakshar Bharat Mahotsav to be held in Lucknow this September. According to the plan, Jaya Bachchan and Dimple Yadav have been roped in to flag off the rally ‘Bahu Padhegi, Padhaaegi’.

Siddharth Basu will be hosting a game show. Shabana Azmi and Sharmila Tagore’s have been prposed to attend a discussion on female literacy, motherhood and empowerment, along with Smriti Irani. Says a source from the Education department, UP,

The star guests are going to be here on September 7, 8, 9 for Sakshar Bharat Mahotsav that we are organizing in association with Ministry of Human Resource Development. Every year, the programme is held in different states and this year the venue has been chosen as Lucknow. The idea is to take the stars’ help to spread the message of literacy. SRK will come if Rahul Gandhi confirms his presence.