Janasheen star Fardeen Khan took time out of his acting schedule on World AIDS day to spread the message of awareness for the deadly disease.
Fardeen visited Mumbai's red light area, Falkland Street, to talk to the sex workers on December 1. Along with him was actor Rahul Bose.
Speaking at Alankar theatre about the need to take a rapid action to curb the disease Fardeen said: "There are 5 million people who have acquired this disease and it is high time we take it seriously and fight out the virus."
"We are the second largest country in the world to be infected with HIV positive population. We cannot be proud of this. We have to fight this disease if we want our country to be stronger. So let us all unite on this day and say 'No to Aids'," said Khan to the cheering crowd that had earlier in the day enjoyed the screening of his film 'Jungle'.