After Tagore, famous Kannada actress Rishika Raj donated her 14 inches of hair for cancer patients.
Her fans immediately appreciated the gesture and hoped that the gesture would inspire others to donate their hair.
Rishika’s contribution was part of an event organized by the Hair and Beauty Association in Mysore in memory of the late Kannada superstar Puneet Rajkumar.
Seventy donors attended the event inaugurated by Rishika.
The actress said that she is very happy to donate hair for cancer patients. ‘Keshadan’ (hair donation) is just as important as ‘Vidyadan’ (educational gift) and ‘Kanyadan’ (giving daughter to son-in-law), “she said in a statement.
“I have seen my friends and relatives get cancer. Patients’ hair falls out after chemotherapy. It is very painful to see. God has given us good health and good hair, so I donate,” she added. .
Distinguished Guest, Area Corporator Nirmala Harish, was delighted to be able to participate in such a grand event for a good cause.
(With agency inputs)