India Today : Feb 05, 2019, 03:59 PM
Richa Chadha has penned a handwritten tribute to late Nelson Mandela which will feature in The House of Commons Book of Tribute. Nic Careem, who is behind the book, extended his gratitude to the actress. "I met Nic when I was in London recently. He has been working really hard to get together this amazing book."His struggle as a world-renowned leader to fight for rights of downtrodden people of his race has made him a legendary inspiring figure,'' she said.''To be part of this book which is so thoughtful to have handwritten notes by everyone be contributed as an overall message for the youth today is truly exceptional," Gangs of Wasseypur actress said.It is a book that has handwritten messages by people from across the world. The book has more than 700 handwritten messages from prominent people including former US President Barack Obama and celebrities like Paul McCartney, Russell Crowe, Chris Rock, Kylie Minogue and Will Smith.The House of Commons Book of Tribute will be published soon. The proceeds from sales in each country will go towards fighting child poverty.Section 375 highlights how a critical law meant for the safety of women can be misused. As the title suggests, the film will delve into the particular section as defined in the Indian Penal Code.Richa Chadha has appeared in films like Gangs of Wasseypur, Masaan, Cabaret, Fukrey among others.