Voicing their support for the need for education of girls worldwide, Priyanka Chopra and Freida Pinto launched the global campaign ‘Girl Rising’ in New Delhi on November 29, 2014. The two super stars joined the likes of Meryl Streep and Anne Hathaway; they are featured in a documentary film that tells the stories of nine girls from around the world and their race against time and difficulties to achieve their dream.
Priyanka Chopra and Freida Pinto at the launch of Girl Rising Global campaign for Girls education
In India, this global campaign makes its focus to get more girls complete their secondary school education.
Priyanka Chopra has been involved with the campaign ever since its inception; while speaking to the media, she said that she was not only honoured but humbled by her association with the campaign. She also expressed her gratitude to her colleagues from the film industry. As mentioned by Priyanka, all it took for her was one phone call to have seven leading ladies from Bollywood join her in this journey for girl education.
Priyanka Chopra 2014 at launch of Girl Rising Global campaign for Girls education
Further voicing their support for the endeavour, Freida Pinto added that girl education can change the world and it was time for the world to change. The actress had extensively travelled to the villages of Rajasthan for her research on the subject, she expressed that what she saw was beyond anything that can be imagined.
Sporting stunning looks, both the actresses made sure all ears and eyes were set on them as they spoke of their support for girl education.
Priyanka Chopra at the launch of Girl Rising Global campaign for Girls education
Priyanka Chopra chose a maroon colored Victoria Beckham dress which she paired with gorgeous gold drop earrings from Koecsh. Grey sandal heels from Hermès finished the look.
Freida Pinto looked absolutely gorgeous in an embellished black dress from from Rohit Gandhi & Rahul Khanna. Statement jewelleries from Amrapali and studded pumps by Rupert Sanderson complimented the look.
Freida Pinto at the launch of Girl Rising Global campaign for Girls education
We love how both the actresses went bold with their lip color. While Priyanka went for ponytail hair, Frieda chose to keep her hair wavy short. Love!
Freida Pinto and Priyanka Chopra at the launch of Girl Rising Global campaign for Girls education
Freida Pinto 2014