KATHMANDU, July 15: The QFX Kumari Cinema, on Friday was abuzz with chatter and laughter as ASMAN (Association of St. Mary’s Alumnae Nepal) hosted a charity show of the newly released Bollywood film Cocktail, starring Saif Ali Khan, Deepika Padukone and Diana Penty.
Explaining the reason behind the show, Moon Pradhan, Treasurer of ASMAN said, “We have regularly organized charity programs to raise funds for various issues like that of health, education, cultural awareness and development.”
The program, however, didn’t only serve the purpose of charity for the ASMAN ladies but they also enjoyed the quality time catching up with one another.
Prama Hamal, batch of 1979 who was also at the event, shared that these programs were an important part of their lives.
“As we move on with our life, we hardly get time to meet up with batch mates, and planning a reunion seems almost impossible, but at various events of ASMAN, we get do our share of social work and enjoy time out with friends.”
Prama Khanal a life member of ASMAN agreed with Hamal. She said, “Alongside the fun aspect of various shows organized by ASMAN, it’s a beautiful opportunity for us to make a difference, even if small to the underprivileged in the society.”
ASMAN has been actively supporting and aiding underprivileged Nepali women and children since 1990