April 17, 2010 (Calcutta Tube): Shahid Kapoor, Ayesha Takia, the lead actors of the Hindi movie ‘Paathshaala’ met the winners of an essay contest at a special screening of the movie for the kids that was held at Cinemax Theatre in Andheri, yesterday.
The contest named ‘This is my Paathshaala…I love my Paathshaala because…’ was recently launched across schools over major cities in India and thousands of kids participated in the same.
The lucky winners had not only got special prizes but also got an opportunity to attend a special screening of the movie on the day of its release itself with none other than Shahid Kapoor and Ayesha Takia!
The screening which was held yesterday i.e on the day of the film’s release was attended by 100 kids along with their guardians from across the country who were being flown in to be a part of the event at Cinemax theater in Andheri. Apart from Shahid and Ayesha Takia, the film’s Director Milind Ukey and Producers Shaira Khan and Ahmed Khan also attended the screening and interacted with the kids.
Shahid and Ayesha who were keen on meeting the kids, answered questions by eager fans and also sang the song ‘Aye Khuda’ from the movie ‘Paathshaala’ along with the Director Milind Ukey and Producers Shaira Khan and Ahmed Khan on the request of the kids who were full of joy on seeing the stars.
Shahid and Ayesha left before the screening commenced, leaving a smile on the faces of all the kids present there!
There after Ayesha Takia was also seen visiting Oberoi Mall in Goregoan, wherein she interacted with the crowd, who also participated in an interesting quiz session about Paathshaala. The winners of the quiz were presented with free Audio CD’s of the movie by none other than Ayesha Takia, who also clicked pictures with them.
Also present at the mall were the producers Shaira Khan and Ahmed Khan who posed happily for the shutterbugs along with Ayesha Takia. Fans present at the mall were all excited on seeing Ayesha who interacted and also clicked pictures with them.