PM Modi meets Bollywood bigwigs, Twitter reacts

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday interacted with members of the film industry at his official residence,7, Lok Kalyan Marg, New Delhi.

Several of Bollywood’s eminent stars and filmmakers were present at the event.

From Shah Rukh Khan and Aamir Khan to Rajkumar Hirani and Kangana Ranaut, Jacqueline Fernandez to Imtiaz Ali, Ekta Kapoor, Anurag Basu, and Boney Kapoor.

The focus was on inviting the film industry to create films and television shows that popularise Mahatma Gandhi and Gandhism, to mark the 150th birth anniversary of the Father of the Nation.

“Gandhi is synonymous with simplicity. His thoughts reverberate far and wide. The power of creativity is immense, and it is essential to harness this spirit of creativity for our nation. Several people from the world of films and television have been doing great work when it comes to popularising the ideals of Mahatma Gandhi,” noted PM Modi.

Netizens reacted as the pictures went viral. Here what they say: