Anushka Sharma turns 30; announces she's opening an animal shelter
On her 30th birthday, Bollywood star Anushka Sharma today announced she is building an animal shelter on the outskirts of Mumbai. The actor, who is an animal lover, said she always dreamt of doing something to support her "fellow living beings". The "Pari" actor urged people to take care of those species who are not as strong as human beings. Here's more on it.
Dalai Lama's words inspired her to work says Anushka
"I was deeply moved by something His Holiness, The Dalai Lama said and his words have stayed with me since then. It incepted an idea deep within me and has propelled me to act on my thoughts of working for animals," Anushka said.
What does Anushka have to say?
"I'm building... a home for those animals that are stranded, left to fend for themselves, have to brave harsh surroundings. A home where they will be cared for, loved, protected and nurtured," Anushka said. "This has been my calling for years now and my dream is finally coming true. I will seek your time, support and advice to make this home" she added.
On the work front
Anushka Sharma will next be seen in Yash Raj Films' "Sui Dhaaga", opposite Varun Dhawan and next in Shah Rukh Khan-starrer "Zero".Share this timeline