A worthy cause: Bollywood actor Richa Chadha writes a note to the late Nelson Mandela

The actor is the only Indian so far who was approached to be part of The House of Commons Book

author_img Ayesha T Published :  05th February 2019 03:15 PM   |   Published :   |  05th February 2019 03:15 PM
Richa Chadha photo

Richa Chadha

Richa Chadha is now the only Indian actor to have her hand written message featured in a unique booked called the, The House of Commons Book of Tribute to the late Nelson Mandela, former president of South Africa and a world leader. 

The actor who was in London recently was was approached for this unique project. It's a book that has hand written messages by over 700 prominent personalities across the world Including former President Barack Obama, David Beckham, Sir Paul McCartney, Sir Richard Branson, Maya Angelou, Russell Crowe, Chris Rock, Kylie Minogue, Will Smith amongst others. 


Richa with Nic Careem

The book will soon be published and will be made available globally. The proceeds from sales in each country will go towards fighting Child Poverty in that country. The book is a major tool to help continue Mr Nelson Mandela’s mission to end child poverty and racial intolerance. Nic Careem, the man behind this House of Commons book of Tribute extended his gratitude towards Richa to write her message in the book in support of the cause.

Richa said, “Mr Mandela's struggle as a world renowned leader to fight for the rights of downtrodden people of his race has made him a legendary and inspiring figure. I’m elated to be part of this book which is so thoughtful to have handwritten notes. To embody his contribution and to have heartfelt messages by such accomplished people is a great way to know how and what people thought and continue to think of him even today."