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Shah Rukh Khan At PM's Event

Shah Rukh Khan At PM's Event”

"Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan on Saturday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the PM's wonderful interaction and open discussion 'Change Within, and shedding light on the role the people from the creative fields can play in spreading awareness of the messages of The Mahatma". 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. His thoughts reverberate far and wide.

Speaking at the event, PM Narendra Modi said, "The power of creativity is vast and it is essential to harness this spirit of creativity for our nation". Modi also urged the film and entertainment industry to create inspiring works to motivate citizens and bring positive transformation in society, and recalled his interaction with the Chinese premier in Mamallapuram last week, where President Xi spoke of the popularity of Indian films like "Dangal".

Among other attendees were former Miss Sri Lanka and Bollywood actor Jacqueline Fernandez, who overwhelmingly expressed, "It was an extreme honour to be in the presence of the PM who is so willing to raise up the film fraternity, to lend a helping hand, to give us support". "And I am quite we are in good hands as long as he is heading the country".

In an interactive session, Prime Minister thanked the creative heads and contributors for taking time out of their busy schedule for paying tributes to Mahatma Gandhi, at his personal request.

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For Kangana, the effort underlines the fact that Prime Minister Modi has recognised the power of the film industry.

Prime Minister outlined that India is going to celebrate the 75th anniversary of its independence in 2022. "I am happy to share that we have addressed them to ensure more people can see the brilliant work done by our film personalities", PM Modi tweeted.

Among those present at the meeting were Sonam, Kangana, Hirani, filmmakers Rajkumar Santoshi, Ashwini Iyer Tiwari, Anurag Basu, Nitesh Tiwari and producers Ekta Kapoor, Boney Kapoor and Jayantilal Gada. Gandhiji 2.0 is what we need for the explanation that world is altering.



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