Juhi Chawla meets thalassemic children in Kolkata

Kolkata: Actress Juhi Chawla met thalassemic children at a treatment centre here on Monday and did her bit to generate awareness about the inherited blood disorder. The Kolkata Knight Riders' co-owner also donated around Rs. 1 lakh from her personal fund as a commitment to the cause. "She has committed Rs.10,000 for every match that KKR wins. From 2011 she has been doing it. It is from her personal fund and this time she donated Rs. 1 lakh," a representative of the Thalassaemia Society of India treatment facility said. The "Darr" actress who was recently seen in educational drama "Chalk N Duster" interacted with the children undergoing treatment and showered affection at them, the official said.