Dia Mirza up for a cause!

Actor-filmmaker DiaMirza was seen supporting the cause of Braille literacy as she unveiled ‘B For Braille’, a musical short film. The film aims at promoting Braille literacy in the country which is an initiative of White Print, India’s first English Lifestyle Magazine in Braille. The film revolves around a 10-year-old visually impaired boy who is intrigued by a book that he accidentally finds leading to a profound connection that he develops with his father’s storytelling.

The film revolves around how his parents find a way to teach their child to read knowing his love for stories. The innocent joy and happiness on their son’s face when his little fingers touch the raised dots, makes them realise the value it would add to his life.

Praising the effort, Dia said at the event, “We tend to ignore the issues that don’t concern us directly, but it is important that we introspect and take the more humane step. Reading is something the sighted take for granted while it opens a whole new world for the visually impaired community… It’s time we strongly address the lack of awareness that exists, not only promote the beautiful art of reading but help elevate literacy levels.” Kudos, girl!

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