Grand Tribute To ‘Naari Shakti’: We Women Want Festival in Mumbai

Mumbai: 18 March 2023: The iTV Network is hosting the We Women Want Festival on 18th March 2023 at the Juhu Hotel in Mumbai. The event marks the second edition of the We Women Want Shakti Awards, honouring India’s women achievers. The day-long festival which is an extravaganza celebrating women and saluting their spirit will be will be telecasted live on NewsX 10 am onwards on Saturday, 18th March.


The august presence of the Union Minister for Women and Child Development, Smt Smriti Irani, Maharashtra Chief Minister Shri Eknath Shinde, and Maharashtra Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis will grace the We Women Want Festival.


We Women Want Festival will host riveting sessions with India’s women in forces such as Surg Cdr Shazia Khan, Lt Cdr Annu Prakash, Lt Cdr Prerna Deosthalee, and Lt Cdr Kumari Sonam. The festival will witness a compelling session with acid attack survivors Daulat bi Khan, Reshma Saira Bano, and Ashu as they share their stories and discuss what must be done for women’s safety.


Indian fisherwomen, female cab drivers, and female dabbawallas will be at the event on a panel titled ‘bursting stereotypes.’ Women sportswomen, including Indian shooter Anjali Bhagwat, Padma Shri cricketer Diana Edulji, and hockey player Helen Mary Innocent will speak about their journeys in a previously male-dominated sphere of sports.


Women in Cinema, Television, and OTT will be represented through veteran actors Raveena Tandon & Rupali Ganguly, Rasika Dugal, and Tina Dutta. Priyanka Chahar Choudhary, Sanjana Sanghi, Saiyami Kher, and Nimrit Kaur Ahluwalia will join the festival to talk about their journeys as rising stars of India. We Women Want Festival will also host singers Jaspinder Narula & Sona Mohapatra.


‘We Women Want’ is an initiative to showcase women’s indomitable spirit through their grit and resilience stories.

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