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Sonali Bendre hopes to keep love for reading alive

IANS  |  Mumbai 

Bendre says one often forgets the joy of reading in day-to-day life, and hopes to come up with several initiatives to keep the love for reading alive.

The backed one such initiative on Wednesday by hosting the Premiere of Jane Fonda's "Book Club".

The premiere, hosted in association with Bendre and her popular (SBC), was a session on the importance of books, SBC community and expectations from the film.

"With the daily commotion of life, one often forgets the joy something as simple as reading can bring. With these initiatives, we hope to keep the love for reading alive," said in a statement to IANS.

"'Book Club' is such a great take on the joys Book Clubs can bring and the friendships that are developed through them. There was no second thought when it came to being a part of the premiere and hosting this session, in association with PVR Pictures, which has been wonderful in putting this evening together. I'm looking forward to bringing you many more such initiatives from SBC," she added.

In the film, Diane Keaton (Diane), Fonda (Vivian), and play successful older women getting back into the dating world, thanks to the erotic thriller trilogy -- "Fifty Shades of Grey". The film is being brought to by PVR Pictures.

Also starring Richard Dreyfuss, Don Johnson, Craig T. Nelson, and Wallace Shawn, the film is scheduled to open on May 25.

Kamal Gianchandani, PVR Pictures Ltd, said: "The film is a refreshing take on how last chapter just might be the best one yet. It was a pleasure having on board to support the film."



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First Published: Fri, May 18 2018. 15:38 IST