Fans are excited to see former lovebirds, Deepika Padukone and Ranbir Kapoor walk the ramp together for ace designer Manish Malhotra today, in honour of the seventh edition of his label in association with the Mijwan Welfare Society. With excitement he confirmed the news to IANS by stating, “It gives me immense pleasure to share that Ranbir and Deepika will be walking the ramp for Mijwan, a project very close to my heart, on April 19 at JW Marriot. I am really glad that both Ranbir and Deepika’s health allows them to walk for my show.” Furthermore, he said, “We are excited to showcase our design direction for Summer 2018 spotlighting the art of Chikankari. Both actors truly embody the global-Indian appeal that the collection stands for. ”

Mijwan Welfare Society was started by actor Shabana Azmi to realise the dream her father Kaifi Azmi’s dreams. Walk of Mijwan is held to showcase the fashion label associated with this welfare society. Well, the evening is definitely turning out to be quite a star studded one, with the who’s who of Bollywood and Television industry in attendance in the best of ensembles. Celebrities present at the show include Shabana Azmi, Javed Akhtar, Mouni Roy, Neetu Kapoor, Kriti Kharbanda, Poonam Dhillon, Saqib Saleem, Pulkit Samrat and Yami Gautam among others.Take a look at the pics below :

[Video] Ranbir Kapoor backstage for #TheWalkOfMijwan #RanbirKapoor

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The show itself was initially supposed to be held on April 9, however, it was postponed to April 19 as both Deepika and Ranbir had fallen ill. About walking the ramp, Ranbir Kapoor had said, “We, the young people of India, need to turn our attention towards rural India and focus on empowering the girl child. My sister Riddhima and I were raised as equals and I want every girl and boy to be treated equally. To my young friends, I say ‘Be the Change you wish to see in the world. You can do it and your time starts now’.”