The Hush Post| 8:52 am |one-minute-read| The who’s who of Bollywood descended at the PM’s official residence on Saturday. Those who reached including Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan, Kangana Ranaut and Sonam Kapoor among others who met Prime Minister Narendra Modi where he released a cultural video with the theme ‘Change Within’ to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
It was a wonderful interaction, says @aamir_khan.
A great way to involve everyone, says @iamsrk.
Two top film personalities talk about the meeting with PM @narendramodi.
Watch this one… pic.twitter.com/hzhJsKDqsG
— PMO India (@PMOIndia) October 19, 2019
To celebrate 150 years of Gandhi, filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani brought eight leading actors together for the special tribute, which was launched by the PM at his official residence.
“The film fraternity comes together to pay tributes to Mahatma Gandhi! #ChangeWithin is an excellent effort, which will add momentum towards ensuring Gandhi Ji’s message reverberates far and wide. It will also inspire citizens to take up causes dear to Bapu,” PM Modi tweeted.
The 100-second video is based on Gandhi’s life, teachings and values and features Aamir, Shah Rukh, Salman Khan, Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Sonam, Kangana and Vicky Kaushal. The PM tweeted pictures with the fraternity, saying the “interaction with leading film personalities and cultural icons was fruitful”.
“Spreading the thoughts of Mahatma Gandhi through cinema, ensuring more youngsters are well-acquainted with the ideals of Gandhi Ji… We exchanged thoughts on a wide range of subjects,” he said.
आदरणीय प्रधानमंत्री श्री @narendramodi जी, आप से मिल कर और आपके विचार सुन कर बहुत अच्छा लगा। आप के कुशल नेतृत्व में हमारा देश नयीं नयीं ऊँचाइयों को छूता रहे और आप ऐसे ही हमारा मार्गदर्शन करते रहें, ईश्वर से यही प्रार्थना है! जय हिंद 🙏 pic.twitter.com/u3KdYmmOWH
— Kapil Sharma (@KapilSharmaK9) October 19, 2019
“Our film and entertainment industry is diverse and vibrant. Its impact internationally is also immense. Our films, music and dance have become very good ways of connecting people as well as societies,” the prime minister added.