Ali Zafar: The Knight in Shining Armor
By Zehra Ali
The current superstar, who once struggled to make his livelihood by making portraits and paintings, was the highest bidder at an art auction for a cause.
An art auction event by Sanjan Nagar was held to collect funds to help under privileged girls in acquiring advanced education. During the auction where renowned elitist of the society were present, Ali started bidding for a painting, in tough competition with a gentleman.
He didn’t give up until he bought the painting apparently for almost a million Pakistani Rupees. Source says that when he heard about the cause of the auction Zafar, who is already known to be associated with various charity works, didn’t think twice about attending the event and ended up sponsoring higher education for 40 girls.
The underprivileged girls consist of those whose parents being poor, cannot afford their education, are now going to be studying sciences like neurology, medical and even strive to be astronauts. When asked by the press to make a statement concerning this matter, Ali Zafar’s spokesperson responded that he didn’t want to take any credit as he thinks it was his duty, like every other individual whose been granted the means and power, to give back to his society.
In taking this philanthropic step, Ali Zafar has proven to be an inspiration setting an example for those in tinsel-town where everyone should definitely follow lead for the betterment of their society.