While on my way to office I happen to see a poster with Harsha Bhogle. Being a great fan of his humorous commentary eyes generally got attracted when I first read the word Thalassemia, on the poster. Did some google and found that its a genetic disorder in need for blood transfusion every two to three weeks for the whole lifetime of the effected person. Every two to three weeks running for donors all their life something that i couldn’t take off from my mind. Was just thinking and would have missed my stop if not my conductor friend warned me to get down.
When my mother was battling with cancer we ran for donors for few days it was just few days but that tension a family is taking all their life is something that I couldn’t accept myself easily.
That inspired me for my next film on Thalassemia awareness when a small child of five came forward and spoke to a doctor that she will donate blood. Her words questioned many things and may be made to rethink many things.
Health is a gift… Saving life is a choice…