Mangaluru: ‘Slavery to stardom, ‘Zero to Hero’, ‘Streets to White House’, there are many ways the inspirational story of Crusader Harold D’Souza can be titled and if all goes well, then one of these lines may soon become the title of a Bollywood film that will be made on the life story of Harold D’Souza.
He may be the President of Eyes Open International and an important person in the USA fighting for the cause of the people who have been pushed to deep dark dungeon of human trafficking, but at heart he is a simple man from Bajpe, Mangaluru, who had once dreamt of making it big in the US and had to pay a heavy price for the same.
Harold D’Souza is visiting Mumbai on October 22, 2020 to finalize his ‘Life Right Agreement’ on his Biopic.
“I have offers from various Film Industry, Netflix, and numerous script writers to sign on the dotted lines.
It’s just the tip of the iceberg of my life which I have shared so far. The film will exhibit the trauma, stigma, fear, and struggles a victim of human labor trafficking and debt bondage faces in the United States of America. My focus is on male victims of human trafficking globally,” spoke Harold with deep emotions.
Humans of Bombay had published a six-part story on Harold D’Souza, which went viral in India.
It was ‘Voice of India’ the public requesting for a Biopic on Harold D’Souza. Film producers were planning to cast late Actor Irfan, but the irreplaceable is in heaven.
Harold D’Souza says it is not a dream come true because he never dreamt of the biopic!
“I was a born failure. In school, from Grade III to X, I failed in all subjects. But, it was only faith of my loving father Hendry D’Souza that kept me going. He believed in me more than I could I do,” said Harold.
The love, respect, and care I received by the Americans, Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, Saint Saviour Parish, Law Enforcement Agencies, Ohio Attorney General’s Office, The White House Delegates especially former President Barack Obama, President Trump, Ivanka Trump, and Ambassador John Cotton Richmond is difficult to express in words, said Harold adding that he simply cannot express his gratitude.
Amazing how a common man from India flipped the script in America. Today Harold is an iconic figure worldwide.
Eyes Open International (EOI) a non-profit organization registered under 501 (c)3 is based in USA. EOI is opening branches in 50 countries by 2021. Harold D’Souza’s face brightens when you talk of EOI. He is passionate of EOI, as it is focused on prevention, education, protection, and empowerment of community members globally.
Harold is proud of his ambitious team globally. EOI has appointed Hriday Raval, Regional Director-India, Viona Dixon, Regional Director-Canada, Vihasi Gandhi, Regional Director-U.S.A., Emil Barr, Vice President Communications, U.S.A., Desma D’Souza, Global Outreach Director, Dubai, and Mamta, Executive Assistant to the President. EOI has over 200 devoted volunteers globally. D
Harold D’Souza will be releasing his statement on his Biopic at a press conference in Mumbai.