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Farhan's day at IIT Kharagpur..

Farhan Akhtar

By HT

Mumbai, Feb. 11 -- Recently, Farhan Akhtar paid a visit to the students of IIT Kharagpur, West Bengal, where he performed a gig with his band. While there, the actor also indulged in a long conversation with the students and discussed several socially relevant topics.

A source reveals, "Before the concert, Farhan was supposed to spend half an hour with the students about his initiative regarding gender discrimination. The session eventually became an impressive interaction with the students asking him questions revolving around social issues."

The source adds that Farhan found the session enriching and even though it was scheduled to end after 30 minutes, the students kept requesting for more time. "It ended up being a two-hour long discussion. Later, Farhan even briefed them about his initiative, safety and equality of women, and the role men play in it," said the source.

Several students even signed up for his initiative.