May 31st is celebrated as World No Tobacco Day by WHO. This day celebrates life and raise awareness on the harmful and deadly effects of tobacco use and second-hand smoke exposure, and to discourage the use of tobacco in any form.
The focus of World No Tobacco Day 2019 is on tobacco and lung health. The campaign will increase awareness on the negative impact that tobacco has on people’s lung health, from cancer to chronic respiratory disease. This day will also remind us about the fundamental role lungs play for the health and well-being of all people.
Many bollywood celebs have made a smart choice by quitting smoking for a better and longer life.
Mr. perfectionist who is known for his unique idea of films struggled hard to quit smoking ..”whenever my film was about to release I got nervous and I would smoke to ease the pressure. My son and daughter were getting annoyed by this habit and my wife was telling me to throw cigarettes away. So on 1 jan 2011 I decided to quit,” said Aamir Khan.
After suffering from a painful facial nerve disorder Trigeminal neuralgia, Salman Khan gave up smoking. Salman Khan was once a chain smoker, but his suffering from nerve illness led hom to change his life.
Before the release of Ranbir Kapoor’s movie Barfi, Ranbir took a vow to quit smoking if his movie Barfi became a hit.
Hrithik failed five times before he was able to quit smoking. However, what really helped him to quit smoking was a book called Alan Carr’s ‘Easy Way to Stop Smoking’.He has not smoked a single cigarette since the day he finished reading the book.
The book Alan Carr’s ‘Easy Way to Stop Smoking’ proved to be a boon to Arjun Rampal as well, who gave up smoking. The actor announced it on Twitter.
Vivek Oberio is WHO brand-ambassador for anti-smoking movement after his visit to a cancer hospital which led him to quit smoking.