Rubaru Mr. India 2017 Darasing Khurana, who is also the brand ambassador of DATRI, India’s largest blood stem cell donation NGO, was honored at the recently held Wow Starlite Excellence Awards in Pune. He was conferred with the Social Impact Award for his contribution by actor Mrinal Kulkarni.
Khurana travels across the country to spread awareness about blood stem cell donation and encourage people to register. The NGO, DATRI, has registered over 3,70,000 people and saved over 370 lives. Darasing is also the goodwill ambassador for Kunwar’s Global School. He also interacts with children suffering from depression and helps them battle and overcome the state.
Khurana was elated to receive the trophy from Kulkarni, who is among his favorite actresses. “I remember her as Son Pari. She was my childhood superstar. I was thrilled to receive the award from her,” he says. Choreographer Sandip Soparrkar, actor-model Freddy Daruwala, supermodel and big boss sensation Diandra Soares and MP Vandana Chavan were among other attendees.