Bollywood Actress Kicks off 'Run for Bihar' in Patna

Hindi film star Fatima Shaikh in Patna on Sunday.

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Patna: The star of films like Dangal, Son of Hindostan, and Chachi 420 Fatima Sana Shaikh was in Patna on Sunday to kick off week-long 'Run for Bihar', an event sponsored by Hindi daily Dainik Bhaskar to promote awareness about cleanliness and hygiene.

Thousands of people gathered at the Gandhi Maidan early Sunday morning to participate in the run that began at Gate Number 12 and after passing through Frazer Road, Dak Bungalow Crossing, and Income Tax Roundabout, followed its route back to Gate Number 12 at Gandhi Maidan for the conclusion of the race.

The actress also ran the course while waving at her fans who had gathered on both sides of the road to buck up the participants.

Talking to the people at the Gandhi Maidan, Fatima said that she was a huge fan of Bihari people who were her biggest fans in the film industry. She also praised Bihari cuisines saying she loved eating litti and chokha and other items and would love to come back to Bihar just to enjoy many of its delicacies.

Fatima said her next film is a crime thriller being made by Anurag Basu and her co-star is Ramkumar Rao.

The 'Run for Bihar' will continue till December 30.

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