Srinagar, Fight against the drug abuse in the militancy hit Kashmir has got a Bollywoodpush. Thanks to Nikhil D’ Souza, the singer of Jannat 2 and Anjaana Anjaani fame will be performing at the Sukoon concert on Saturday to create awareness against the alarming rise in the drug abuse in the restive valley.
Organised by a group of seven school students under the aegis of loudbettle.in, the Sukoon concert is aimed at highlighting the ill-effects of the drug abuse in a bid to keep off the young
“It is an anti narcotics show. We are trying to create awareness among the people about the drug abuse. We are screening a short documentary on the drug abuse. There will short play on the ill-effects of drug abuse followed by comedy show. Later Nikhil will be performing before the live audience at the convocation hall of Kashmir University”, said Shoaib Mir, one of the class XII students who are organising the show.
Nikhil will be performing for around an hour and sing different hit numbers to pep up the audience. “We are expecting 900 to 1200 people at the show. The response is very good. Hopefully it will be a success,” said Mir
The concert is being organised at a time when a whole new generation is falling apart by the drug abuse in the Kashmir valley. Charas, brown sugar, cocaine, cannabis, psychotropicdrugs etc are the new weapons of mass destruction for the younger generation in strife torn Jammu and Kashmir.