26 / 11 Stories of Strength Memorial LIVE Streaming Updates: Honing inspiring stories of courage, forgiveness, and resilience of survivors of the Mumbai terror attacks, the 26 / 11 Stories of Strength Memorial witnessed a united Mumbai standing up to fear and intimidation.At the fourth edition of the memorial hosted byThe Indian Expressat the Gateway of India, Union MinistersRajnath SinghandNitin Gadkaripaid tributes to the heroes who saved lives even as theirs were in danger on that fateful day.
Stars including Rekha Bhardwaj, Shilpa Rao, Dr L Subramaniam, Kavita Krishnamurthy, Divya Kumar, Harshdeep Kaur and Mahesh Kale performed at the event. Veteran actor Amitabh Bachhan received standing ovation from the crowd as he concluded the event with a heart-touching performance featuring a powerful poem recited by him. The event also featured personal accounts of survivors that resonate uncannily with the message ofMahatma Gandhi, whose 150 th birth anniversary we celebrated this year.
Anant Goenka, Executive Director, The Indian Express Group, said: “The voices of these survivors force us to remind ourselves that even in these polarized times, the majority of India is fiercely average. ”
Amitabh Bachchan,who has been an ambassador for the initiative since 2016, featured in a performance directed by filmmaker Anand Tiwari.Key performers at Tuesday’s memorial also include Zane Dalal, Shiamak Davar Dance Company, Symphony Orchestra of India, The Indian Navy Band and the Maharashtra Police Pipe Band. Actors Vicky Kaushal andRadhika Apteinterviewed survivors of the attack.
Since 2016, The Indian Express 26 / 11 Stories of Strength project has sought to give voice to the inspiring stories of survivors of the Mumbai terror attacks. Presented by the Bajaj Group, the event is powered by Hindustan Unilever, Facebook and Adani Group with Star as broadcast partner. ‘The Indian Express 26 / 11 Stories of Strength ‘will be live streamed from 5. 30 pm on Tuesday across all digital platforms of The Indian Express Group as well as ABP News, Republic TV and big 92 .7fm. The memorial event will also be broadcast exclusively on Star Plus and Hotstar on Saturday, November 30, at 9. 30 PM.