Prashant Damle to donate eyes; launches new Marathi play

Posted on Oct 16 2013 - 8:37am by Reporter


Actor Prashant Damle, who runs various social programs under Prashant Damle Fan Foundation, has decided to donate eyes. The actor will be filing a declaration in this regards on the occasion of inaugural show of his new play very soon.

The first show of Damle’s new play Nakalat Disle Saare will be staged on November 8 this year. Written and directed by Yogesh Soman, the play revolves around two blind persons. Damle has enacted the lead role along with producing the play.

The play’s muhurt was also done in a unique manner. Considering the fact that the society has a number of blind people, who have overcame all odds to lead successful lives; the producers of the play invited some of these visually-challenged eminent citizens to announce beginning of the play. The event was held at Dadar in Mumbai on World Blind Day on October 15.

Secretary of National Association of Blinds (NAB) Mr Anand Athalekar, NAB’s IBM-certified trainer Mr Dabholkar, NAB’s centre chief Ms Sampada Palnitkar, and chief editor of Zee 24 Taas Mr Uday Nirgudkar were among the dignitaries present on the occasion. The muhurt of Nakalat Disle Saare was done at the hands of Nupur Joshi, a visually-challenged girl, who has set an example for blind people.

Speaking on the occasion, Prashant Damle said he as an actor would love to create more and more awareness about eye donation and its importance.