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World Leprosy Day: Watch Majboor - The Feeble, a short film sensitizing people in Bollywood way

Vineeta Kumar | Updated on: 14 February 2017, 5:32 IST

The last Sunday of the month of January, every year is observed as World Leprosy Day. The chronic disease which is no more considered as a public health problem by WHO has still not been eradicated completely from India. And in the light of sensitizing people, IF productions launched their short film titled Majboor-The Feeble in an event, in Delhi, on Saturday, 30 January.

The film talks about the need of making people aware that Leprosy is not a communicable disease. And it is perfectly curable by taking proper treatment that includes multi-durg therapy. Watch the film here:

The film doesn't talk about the chronic ailment in a usual way. It tells a story of a girl who's trying to establish herself in Delhi. After facing many failed attempts to get a job, she finally gets an opportunity. But, is this a kind of job acceptable in the society? Majboor leaves with you thoughts and questions.

More than anything else, the film highlights that it's high time for the youth of the country to not consider the patients of Leprosy as the ones handicapped.

While films with social messages are usually considered as boring, much like documentaries, Majboor - The Feeble is sure to change this perception.

First published: 31 January 2016, 2:35 IST
Vineeta Kumar @VineetaKumar_09

Vineeta brings Bollywood fun and intricate showbiz details to Catch/Speed News. She has worked with IndiaTV, Zee News, and is here to provide Catch readers with the best of 'quality entertainment'. A Delhi girl, Vineeta pursued BMMMC from I P College for Women, Delhi University, and craves to know more all the time. When she is not indulging in a serious cinematic discussion over a film she just watched, Vineeta is either reading a fantasy book or polishing her artistic skills.