Mumbai: Actress Parineeti Chopra says her parents Pawan and Reena Chopra have always treated all her siblings equally and there was no discrimination of any kind.
Parineeti, who has brothers Shivang and Saraj, will be seen on TV show Mission Sapne, wherein she will help 13-year-old Bhavna Suthalya to secure a better future.
“I grew up with two brothers but my parents never subjected to any kind of discrimination and made sure that I get best education,” Parineeti said in a statement.
“I believe that girls and boys should be treated as equals and we need to work towards eradicating all the discernment that still exists.
“The men of the house should stand up and take the responsibility of educating every single woman of their family thereby bringing about a major change in the society,” she added.
Bhavna dreams of becoming an IPS officer in order to bring stability in her family. Her parents Bhanu and Archana are visually challenged and sell books and stationary material in local trains
To help her financially, Parineeti will be seen selling books and stationary at a suburban mall to earn daily wages for Bhavna and her family.
Hosted by Sonali Bendre, Mission Sapne is about upbringing people who have struggled in their life but never left their spirit to achieve something. The show financially helps these people by inviting celebrities who do the same daily job which these people do.
The episode featuring Parineeti will be aired on Sunday on Colors.
First Published On : Feb 18, 2016 12:20 IST