Salman Khan’s ‘Being Human’ opens outlet in Kathmandu

IANS| Updated: Feb 06, 2014, 15:50 PM IST

Kathmandu: Being Human- Salman Khan Foundation, an international clothing brand that promotes the cause of the underprivileged in the education and healthcare sectors, opened its outlet in Kathmandu Thursday.

ABCD, Inc. of Nepal has entered into a partnership with Salman Khan Foundation to set up the first ever outlet at Rising Mall in Kathmandu, according to ABCD chairman Dipendra Gurung.

Mandhana Industries, which produces the Being Human products, will sell the branded apparel in Nepal in partnership with the Foundation and ABCD, Inc. Set up in 2007, Being Human has 60 outlets across India, France, Belgium, Spain, Bahrain, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Pakistan among a number of countries and this is the 61st outlet.

"Following the core spirit of Being Human: Salman Foundation we will contribute a certain percentage of our profits to education and healthcare sectors in Nepal," said Gurung.

Hundreds of Salman Khan`s fans thronged the mall during the opening of the outlet. The average price range of the brand`s apparel is between Rs.500 and Rs.5000.

"Gradually we will expand our presence in Nepal," Gurung said, adding eight more outlets will be opened in Nepal including in major cities like Pokhara and Ithari.

The Nepal outlet will employ at least two differently-abled people in the outlet.