Acclaimed Film-Maker Shekar Kapur Joins the Advisory Board of Wockhardt Foundation

Shekhar Kapur joins advisory board of the prestigious Wockhardt Foundation.

Mumbai, India, May 14, 2010 --( Critically acclaimed director, Shekhar Kapur joins the advisory board of Wockhardt Foundation. Apart from being nominated at the Oscars for his films Elizabeth and Elizabeth: The Golden Age, where his films won awards in different categories, he also won the Padma Shri Award in the year 2000, as recognition for his distinguished contribution to Indian & International Cinema.

Being an honorable Padma Shri Award winner, Shekhar Kapur truly believes in giving back to the society what he has got from it. As an individual with a philanthropic bent of mind, he is passionate to serve the underserved masses of the society, he has joined the advisory board of Wockhardt Foundation to support it’s mission of working towards the alleviation of the poor, weak and needy.

Apart from being a not for profit organization Wockhardt Foundation is a movement of Social Awakening, Social Development and Human Values. Mr. Huzaifa Khorakiwala, CEO, Wockhardt Foundation said, “At Wockhardt Foundation, we consider our work as a holy duty, to strive towards the upliftment of the poor, weak & needy, Thus creating a more peaceful, happier, and more caring world, is our untiring mission.”

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