By Vivek, Chandigarh, June 12 : Versatile Bollywood actor Hemant Pandey, of TV serial ‘Office-Office’ fame, has joined the elite club of actors who are lending their support to the cause of benefiting humanity and promoting international brotherhood. Hemant, who has gathered a huge fanfare due to his unique acting skills on small screen and A-class cinema including movies like Krissh with Hritik Roshan and recently released Salman Khan Blockbuster ‘Ready’, is ready to extend his efforts towards promotion of spiritual tourism and awareness for human oneness. The actor is all geared to be a part of a documentary film to be shot at ‘Mahabodhi International Meditation Centre (MIMC)’ at its Devachan campus in Leh-Ladakh. The editor of Hollywood Blockbuster ‘Slumdog Millionaire’, Anuradha Singh will also accompany Pandey for this shooting. Anuradha has edited nearly six hollywood movies and many hindi movies. British Singer Milli Moonstone who also acted in the Harish Sharma’s debut ‘2 Nights in Soul Valley’ is already a part of this Mahabodhi movement. She has already spread the message through the deep Europe and is a virtual ambassador of Mahabodhi in Britain. In the near future, Bollywood singer Sonu Nigam is also expected to shoot a song with the children of Mahabodhi’s school at Devachan. Harish Sharma, the director of the documentary film said, “I am thankful to Hemant for his candid support in this cause. The shoot is scheduled for last week of this month.”
Harish Sharma recently shot for an adventure movie ‘2 Nights in Soul Valley’ in the vicinity of Chandigarh and at Morni Hills with Hemant Pandey. The documentary film is aimed to focus at the Mahabodhi’s Devachan campus in Leh-Ladakh. A week-long shooting will cover the entire story of the origin of Mahabodhi International Meditation Centre in 1986 to the role it is currently playing in upliftment of needy and illiterate people of India’s northern-most region. The documentary will be later shown at various National and International Film Festivals. The entire concept of the documentary and its shooting schedules has been planned by ShowGrow Spiritual Tourism. Narvijay Yadav, Director, ShowGrow said that the efforts of Mahabodhi in serving the poor, sick and destitute of Ladakh cannot be put into words. “It is the selfless crusade of Bhikkhu Sanghasena that Leh is getting international recognition and people are getting better amenities of life today,” adds Yadav. He further told that a team of region’s elite photographers under the leadership of Senior Journalist Sarabjeet Pandher is also reaching Leh on June 24.
The Founder Director of the MIMC, Bhikkhu Sanghasena humbly thanked the entire unit for choosing Mahabodhi International Meditation Centre, Leh as a subject matter of their documentary. Appreciating the cause Sanghasena asserted,” This will help people to know more about Ladakh, which is very much a part of our own country. I hope this will also help in promoting spiritual tourism in Ladakh, thus helping to improve the economy of the region thus facilitating basic amenities to the people.”