Bollywood Actors & Directors Meet PM Modi
|Bollywood Actors & Directors Meet PM Modi
On December 18, a delegation of Bollywood producers and actors met Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in Mumbai. The delegation addressed current issues being faced by the film industry. The group spoke about more uniform and lower rates of GST for the entertainment industry. The team also urged the PM to consider the development of Mumbai as a global entertainment capital, through proactive approaches. The delegation also expressed its support of the PM’s vision for making India a five trillion dollar economy in near future.
According to PTI, Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgan, Karan Johar, Ritesh Sidhwani, Ronnie Screwwala, Rakesh Roshan, and Vijay Singh (CEO of Fox Star Studios) were part of the delegation. Siddharth Roy Kapur, the president of the Film Producers Guild, and Prasoon Joshi, the chairman of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) were also present.
Expressing his views on meeting the film delegation, PM Narendra Modi shared a picture of the meeting on his Twitter handle saying, “Had an extensive and fruitful interaction with a delegation from the film and entertainment industry. The delegation spoke about the strides being made by the film and entertainment industry, and gave valuable inputs relating to GST for their sector.”