After celebrated Bollywood choreographer and filmmaker Farah Khan shared news that her daughter Anya Kunder was raising money for animals in need during the COVID-19 crisis, celebrities and the public jumped at the chance to order a sketch from the 12-year-old artist. Anya’s drawings of animals have already raised Rs 70,000 for animal charities, including PETA India.
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My daughter Anya has decided to sketch a pet, n sell it for rs.1000-/.. all proceeds will go towards feeding stray animals and homeless during this pandemic.. not much but she s only 12 yrs old.. ♥️ thank you @tabutiful @rajeevmasand @aartishetty @shaziaqg for advance orders?
Among those praising her efforts and commissioning sketches are Tabu, Sonali Bendre, Zoya Akhtar, Tahira Kashyap, Aditi Rao Hydari, Sonu Sood, and Rajeev Masand, just to name a few.
PETA India’s animal rescue team continues to work around the clock to respond to calls regarding animals in distress. Calls to the helpline on (0) 98201 22602 have increased by 150% since the pandemic began.