For 14 years I’ve been celebrating my birthday with cancer kids: Vivek Oberoi

Vivek Oberoi turns a year older on Saturday (September 3). Like every year, the actor will celebrate the day with a special set of people who are part of his life. “For the past 14 years, I’ve been celebrating my birthday with kids who are fighting cancer, or who have fought the disease and survived.

One Foundation (Vivek’s charity organisation), in association with Cancer Patients Aid Association, organises a special event for them. I like to celebrate with the kids,” he says.
The adorable angels of vatsalya(home for unprivileged kids) gifted me the gift of “life” ! Will plant it in my garden for sure!
A photo posted by Vivek Oberoi (@vivekoberoi) on Aug 17, 2013 at 2:02am PDT
This year, the actor has organised a special screening of A Flying Jatt for the children. A few people associated with the film will also join the celebrations.
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“We have organised a special screening of this particular movie since it’s a film for kids. Jackie Shroff, Tiger Shroff and Remo D’souza are coming to spend time with the kids. It’s amazing to see everyone participate and spread joy. This has been my birthday ritual for years now. We are expecting about 250 kids,” says Vivek.
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The actor also talks about his most remarkable moment in the year gone by, “On the personal front, this year has been quite incredible. I was invited by both the Prime Minister’s office and the office of the department of disabilities to be the ambassador for the Accessible India Campaign for persons with disabilities. For me, it’s an honour to be associated with the campaign. It will have an impact on the quality of lives of close to seven to eight crore people. It is truly an honour if I can touch the lives of so many people through this campaign.”