A feature on cricketer Yuvraj Singh’s inspiring journey of his battle with cancer was launched at a charity dinner held on the sidelines of ICC event in London recently. The proceeds of auction of Platinum DVD will go to Yuvraj Singh Foundation.
In a one of its kind initiative, YouWeCan’s Zindagi Abhi Baki Hai was launched at a charity dinner on the sidelines of an International Cricket Council event in London. Presented by DAR Motion Pictures, Gurmeet Singh’s Zindagi Abhi Baki Hai is a 70 minute feature on Yuvraj Singh’s inspiring journey of his battle with cancer and was conceived by Nishant Jeet Arora. Yuvraj’s mother Ms. Shabnam Singh was present at the event.
The proceeds from the charity auction, which included exclusive cricket memorabilia such as Sachin Tendulkar’s T-shirt from his 200th test match, 2011 World cup winning medal along with a chance to win a dinner date with Yuvraj and a special practice session with the Indian cricketer himself, will go to the Yuvraj Singh Foundation (YSF).
Held at London, the event which was hosted by Mark Nicholas, was also attended by Sunil Gavaskar, Sachin Tendulkar, Kapil Dev, Saurav Ganguly, Kevin Pieterson, Arun Rangachari, Chairman DAR Capital Group, Vivek Rangachari, Director DAR Media Pvt. Ltd., Nishant Jeet Arora, the entire Indian cricket team, businessmen, fans, and the media.
Standup comedian and Yuvraj’s friend Kapil Sharma performed a stand-up comedy act at the event which had the entire crowd in splits.
Speaking at the launch, an emotional Yuvraj Singh said, “I am happy that DAR has come forward to support me to create more awareness about the disease. Cancer happens to strong people. We needn’t fear it, we have to face it. With this DVD, I hope to show people that there is a life after cancer, it doesn’t end with it.”