Bollywood diva Madhuri Dixit Nene pitched for awareness of routine immunization as a UNICEF celebrity advocate at the Radio4child awards. The awards by the Radio Operators of India (ROI) honors radio jockeys for sensitizing public through creative messages on routine immunization.
Looking elegant in a Payal Singhal saree, Madhuri thanked the RJs and radio stations for spreading the message. She said, "I appeal to RJs and Radio stations to give more space to critical issue of routine immunization. Each child should get proper nutrition, upbringing, education and health care. I am honoured to be associated with cause of routine immunization to ensure healthy future for children."
Asked if she was scared of injections, Madhuri said, "My husband is a doctor and I am not scared of injections. As the mother of two sons, Arin and Raayan, I am very concerned about their health. And I request everybody should take this routine immunization very seriously."