Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met a delegation from Indian film and entertainment industry on Tuesday to discuss the present-day concerns of the industry
Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi met a Bollywood delegation of Indian producers and actors on Tuesday. The leader deliberated upon the current needs and problems of the Indian film industry with the eighteen-member delegation.
Chairman of the Central Board of Film Certification, Prasoon Joshi and the President of the Film Producers Guild, Siddharth Roy Kapur attended the meeting along with Bollywood actor-producers, Akshay Kumar and Ajay Devgn.
Actor Akshay Kumar later tweeted, “Heartfelt thank you to the honourable Prime Minister Narendra Modi ji for taking out time to hear us at length, discuss issues pertaining to our industry and assuring positive consideration of suggestions.” Further, film producer, Ritesh Sidhwani asserted that cinema must be seen as an “industry” that can make substantial contributions for both cultural and fiscal development of the nation.
Reportedly, the Indian Prime Minister informed the delegation that Indian cinema is always a topic of discussion during his many international visits. PM Modi also tweeted, “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.”