From Ranbir Kapoor to Alia Bhatt, Bollywood young stars meet PM Narendra Modi - see pics
Updated On : 11 Jan 2019,02:24 AM
A 14-member Bollywood delegation of young stars, led by filmmaker Karan Johar, on Thursday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss how the industry can contribute towards nation building. The meeting comes weeks after the prime minister met Bollywood producers and discussed several issues faced by the industry, which led to the reduction in GST on film tickets by the government. The delegation includes directors Rohit Shetty and Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari, producers Ekta Kapoor and Mahaveer Jain, actors Ranveer Singh, Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan, Rajkummar Rao, Vicky Kaushal, Ayushmann Khurrana, Bhumi Pednekar and Sidharth Malhotra.
Let's have a quick look at some of those unforgettable moments from Thursday's meeting.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a selfie with Bollywood directors Karan Johar, Ashwiny Iyer, Rohit Shetty, Ekta Kapoor and actors Ranveer Singh, Bhumi Pednekar, Vicky Kaushal, Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Ayushmann Khurrana, Varun Dhawan, Sidharth Malhotra, Rajkummar Rao and others after their meeting in New Delhi on Thursday.
Taking to Instagram, producer-director Karan Johar shared the photograph and wrote, "powerful and timely conversations can bring about change and this was one of what we hope will become a regular conversation. Meeting the Honourable Prime Minister Narendra Modi today was an incredible opportunity".
Bollywood Directors Karan Johar, Ahshwini Iyer, Rohit Shetty, Ekta Kapoor with actors Ranveer Singh, Bhumi Pednekar, Vicky Kaushal, Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Ayushmann Khurrana, Varun Dhawan, Rajkummar Rao and others arrive for a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at the IGI Airport.
Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh hugs Prime Minister Narendra Modi during thier meeting in the national capital on Thursday. Sharing the photograph on Instagram, Ranveer wrote, "Jaadoo ki Jhappi! 🤗 Joy to meet the Honourable Prime Minister of our great nation 🇮🇳 @narendramodi".
B-town heartthrob Varun Dhawan shakes hand with Prime Minister Narendra Modi during Thursday's meeting over various ongoing issues faced by the Indian Film Industry. Soon after the meet, Varun took to Instagram and said, "Was an honour to meet and interact with honourable prime minister @narendramodi. Very grstegra to him for the reduction of GST which will be a big boost to the economics of our film induatry. He was very receptive about our concerns which was honestly very cool".
Filmmaker Rohit Shetty strikes a pose with PM Narendra Modi after their meeting in New Delhi on Thursday. Following their meet in the capital city, Shetty expressed his gratitude to Modi for appreciating him to make films on police force.