Carrying the torch forward

Carrying the torch forward

Rahul Bose

Rahul Bose, also popularly known as ‘the thinker’s actor’ carried the marathon torch for the relay.

The marathon relay, which started from Wilson College was then carried by Rahul Bose as well as others like Dhanraj Pillai, Tara Sharma, Gul Panag and Milind
Soman to its destination — Hutatma Chowk, where the lighting of the flame took place.

Rahul Bose, who was the ambassador for the Mumbai Marathon till 2003, also ran with Konkana Sen Sharma and six other children from the Andaman to support the cause of Little Dreamers — an initiative dedicated to educating children with learning difficulties.

Says Rahul, “My aim with this cause is to eradicate the line of distinction and discrimination between those fortunate and those with learning difficulties.”

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