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Shaans fatherAbdul Khaliqis a rickshawpuller while the girls fatheris an electrician For all the latest Lucknow News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Shikha Kumar | Updated: October 26 2015 11:18 am Rapper Sofia Ashraf is glad that her video made an impact and the MNC she called out in her video is now talking about compensation (Screenshot) Top News Dressed in a black Rajnikant tee cut along the sides red lipstick with her now trademark pixie cut Sofia Ashraf cut a self-assured picture as she took the stage at community space The Hive in Mumbai recently As the 28-year-old began belting out “Kodaikanal won’t Kodaikanal won’t step down until you make amends now…” the tightly packed room reverberated with hoots and cheers “I want to thank you all for the support In fact the company is now talking to the workers about compensation so having made some impact feels great” says Ashraf referring to her viral video Kodaikanal Won’t which called out an MNC giant for dumping toxic mercurial waste around their plant in Kodaikanal’ A teary-eyed Ashraf who performed in Mumbai for the first time reveals that after five years in the city she was moving back home to Chennai to volunteer with the Cuckoo Forest School in Puliyanur village Tamil Nadu “The funny thing is I began the year saying I’m going to give up music because I needed to concentrate on my writing” says the former copywriter who worked with a prominent advertising agency “I did the video because I felt strongly about the cause We didn’t expect it to blow up After the video I quit my job and went to Chennai and spent two months just doing music This decision is a by-product of that” She has also written songs for school children Watch the video: Kodaikanal Won’t At The Hive Ashraf also performed a new songBeat to Beat Paycheck to Paycheck about the monotony of daily corporate life “Unlike what most people believe I quit because I wanted to move out of the claustrophobic and institutionalised advertising world where you’re compelled to be creative within a box” she says For Ashraf leaving advertising and the move to Mumbai had signified the start of a new life The then 23-year-old who used to be a staunch Islamist shaved her head cast aside her burqa and renounced her religion thus earning her parents’ ire “Initially they thought it’s a phase but they’ve come to terms with it now They might not understand what I’m doing but they support what I stand for because it’s the same values they stand for and that Islam propagates — justice truth love and human rights” she says From being known as a burqa rapper — she had composed a song for the Bhopal gas victims in 2009 — Ashraf says that she’s now anti-labels The success of Kodaikanal Won’t has lent pressure to pick up other issues but she won’t succumb “I think as human beings we’re evolving A book that really influenced me was Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse It talks about different phases of enlightenment and epiphany That’s what I’m going through right now” The story was originally published under the headline ‘State of Mind’ For all the latest Lifestyle News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Agencies | Bangalore | Published: July 9 2012 10:09 pm Related News Activists of right wing outfit Sri Rama Sene on Monday staged a protest against casting of controversial Pakistani actress Veena Malik in the Kannada version of ‘The Dirty Picture’ movie and demanded her replacement with another Indian actress The protestersled by Sri Ram Sene President Pramod Muthalikshouted slogans and sought to know why the makers of ‘The Dirty Picture: Silk Sakkath Hot Maga’ had cast her when there are many talented Indian actress who can fit into the role The Hindi version of the filmwhich was an unofficial biopic of southern sex symbol Silk Smithastarred Vidya Balan in the lead role Last yearAll India Muslim Tyohar Committee in Bhopal had issued a fatwa against Veena and ex-communicated her for “objectionable” photos on the net and for degrading the sacred institution of ‘nikah’ by signing a contract to choose a groom on a reality show For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Agencies | Srinagar | Published: September 7 2011 1:58 pm Related News Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today condemned the blast at Delhi High Courtcalling it “mindless violence” and a “mind numbing tragedy” “Another blastmore mindless violence and mind numbing tragedy” Omar said on micro-blogging website ‘twitter’ The Chief Ministerhoweversaid he would not speculate about who was behind the blast and allow the police and other agencies to find that out “I would hesitate to comment or speculate on a whodunit Let the police and others get on with it” he said Omar conveyed “heartfelt sympathies to the victims and their families” For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Related News magazines and on the internet. 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