BOLLYWOOD: Music director AR Rahman has been known for his sensational songs and chartbuster albums in various languages, and has won some of the biggest awards in the field, including the prestigious Oscar awards.
Now, the legendary composer has released an video message to create awareness among public to stop usage of drugs on eve of the International day against drug abuse and illicit child trafficking.
Rahman, in his video message says “Today is the day to voice against drug abuse and illicit trafficking. In the present scenario, awareness is the need of the hour. We can come out of the present COVID-19 pandemic one day but it is difficult to come out of drug addiction. The effects of drug addiction is frightening, it leads to evil thoughts, and the resultant bad habits have ruined the lives of many people. Evil deeds such as committing heinous crimes and child abuse are some of the effects of drug addiction. Hence, let us all take the pledge to abstain from the use of drugs and save the younger generation from the clutches of the drug menace.”