In a bid, to create awareness among the audience on tuberculosis and to eradicate the disease by 2025, the members of parliament and Bollywood celebrities come to play a cricket match at Dharamsala cricket ground.
It is a part of TB Free India Summit which is going to held in next week. It is a two-day affair, and celebrities like Suniel Shetty, Sohail Khan, Jimmy Shergill and Sonu Sood is going to compete in a T20 cricket game as Mumbai Heroes with Members of Parliament XI.
Under the initiative of Call to Action for a TB Free India, the cricket tournament is being held and this event is going to provide a platform for TB experts, scientists, patients, doctors and government representatives to suggest strategies for immediate control of TB across the country.
Some of the speakers and participants at the summit will include Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare J.P. Nadda, and members of Parliament Manoj Tiwari, Rajiv Shukla, Babul Supriyo and Nishikant Dubey along with others.
Besides this match, the actors are reportedly busy in the shooting of their upcoming films. Sohail Khan is going to do a cameo in Salman Khan’s Tube light. Bobby Deol will be seen in Shreyas Talpade’s Bollywood directorial debut Poster Boys, which is the remake of a Marathi film and Sonu Sood, reportedly, to be part of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmavati, which stars Ranveer Singh, Shahid Kapoor and Deepika Padukone.The match will be telecast live by Doordarshan Sports from 4 Pm 8th April onwards from HPCA Stadium Dharamshala.