Mumbai, Sep 9: Actress Taapsee Pannu says women should know how to be their heroes after collaborating with Ficci Ladies Organisation (FLO).
She is promoting self-defense training event for girls.
Taapsee will contribute to this initiative as a special guest at the event on Saturday and interacting with the audience after giving self defence demonstrations.
“I have always tried to push the importance of self defense in girls. It is more than just learning martial arts, it’s about instilling this confidence amongst girls that they are capable of taking care of themselves. They need to be their own heroes,” Taapsee said.
The actress has played strong characters in “Naam Shabana” and “Pink”.
Actor Akshay Kumar has also joined the Yuva Sena Chief Aditya Thackeray collaborating with FLO to launch a martial arts event in suburban Mumbai.
She is in favour of self defence for women and herself practices martial arts as a fitness routine.