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PM Modi meets Bollywood stars, discusses ways to celebrate Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary | Hindi Movie News

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday met Bollywood actors and filmmakers, including Shah Rukh Khan and Aamir Khan, to discuss initiatives to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

In an interaction with them at his official residence here, the Prime Minister said several people from the world of films and television have been doing great work when it comes to popularising the ideals of Gandhi.

During the event, PM Modi also released four cultural videos marking the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

Referring to Mahatma Gandhi, PM said the power of creativity is immense and it is essential to harness this spirit of creativity for the nation.

The event was attended by the members of the Indian film and entertainment industry including Aamir Khan, Shahrukh Khan, Rajkumar Hirani, Kangana Ranaut, Anand L Rai, S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, Sonam Kapoor, Jackie Shroff, Sonu Nigam, Ekta Kapoor, members of Tarak Mehta group, ETV group.

The Prime Minister pointed out that members of the film industry had come with a lot of suggestions.

“I am happy to share that we have addressed them to ensure more people can see the brilliant work done by our film personalities,” the prime minister’s office said in a series of tweets quoting him.

The PMO posted on Twitter several short videos of personalities sharing their views on the interaction.

Cinestars praise PM Modi


After the interactive session with the Prime Minister, actor Aamir Khan thanked the Prime Minister for igniting the idea of contributing towards the cause of propagation of Mahatma Gandhi’s message to the world.

Thanking the Prime Minister for creating a platform for all the film fraternity to come together and work towards a cause, Shahrukh Khan said that such initiatives will re-introduce the teachings of Mahatma Gandhi by presenting Gandhi 2.0 to the whole world.

Noted film director Rajkumar Hirani pointed out that the video released today is one of many coming out with the theme of ‘Change Within’. He thanked the Prime Minister for his constant inspiration, guidance and support.

Acclaimed film maker, Anand L Rai thanked PM for making the entertainment industry realize its potential towards nation building.

Prime Minister assured the film fraternity of all the support from his government for the overall development of the entertainment industry.

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