A band launched for mental disability awareness

Last Updated: Thu, Apr 26, 2018 18:42 hrs

[India], Apr 26 (ANI): Filmmaker Karan Johar has introduced a band comprising of differently abled members to create awareness about the issue.

The band, 6-Pack Band 2.0, is the second segment of India's 1st transgender band, the Brooke Bond Red Label 6 Pack Band, which exploded on to the scene in 2016, winning millions of hearts across the globe.

The band had special collaborations with Anushka Sharma, Hrithik Roshan, Sonu Nigam, Asha Bhosle, among others, that became huge talking points.

Its second edition focuses on the important theme of Mental Health & Disability. Celebrated Producer-Director-Author-Host Karan Johar joined this cause to change the way we perceive children with different abilities.

India's 1st 'isspeshal' band, the '6-Pack Band 2.0', comprises 6 teens between the ages of 13 to 18 [3 girls, 3 boys] with special needs but incredible music skills, drive and passion.

Their spirit, their infectious energy, their resolve and their life stories are extremely inspiring. They're have come together to show the world that no disability can hold you back if given the right kind of love & support.

Given the extensive research Johar has done on Autism for his film 'My Name is Khan', he is deeply invested in his support for the cause.

As April is also Autism Awareness Month, the band's launch becomes even more special. Karan said, "It's so wonderful to see these young, super talented kids come together to create something so epic. I'm excited to be a part of something I know will not only change you and me but also has the power to change the world. I can't wait to see what these kids do next, they are here to conquer the world with their talent!"

The band launched its first single 'Jhakkad Pakkad Dance'.

The song focuses on the how one need to shed ignorance and inhibitions and learn how to accept everyone as they are. (ANI)

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