Bollywood stars call on Modi

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He has called for a meeting with the young stars to discuss the impact of cinema on Indian culture.

From Varun Dhawan, Karan Johar, Ayushmann Khurrana to Vicky Kaushal and others, everyone took to their social media channels to share and perhaps, flaunt a picture with the Prime Minister. Vicky Kaushal also shared a picture with PM Narendra Modi on his Instagram account.

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The director-producer also thanked the prime minister for the GST reduction in movie ticket prices.

On the work front, Rohit Shetty's last film Simmba was released on December 28, 2018, starring Ranveer Singh and Sara Ali Khan and the film continues its phenomenal run at the box office, cruising past the 200 crore mark in just 12 days. Filmmaker Karan Johar tweeted a group photo and wrote, "Thank u Hon'ble PM @narendramodi". He had thanked him for his time with the caption, "Powerful and timely conversations can bring about change and this was one of what we hope will become a regular conversation". He said the dialogue was about the ways in which the film industry can contribute to nation building. There is so much that we want to do. "Joy to meet the Honourable Prime Minister of our great nation".

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Ace director Rohit Shetty also shared, "Quite a cool feeling when The Prime Minister himself appreciates you for making films on the Police Force". "All of us who had the incredible opportunity to interact with u today represent the world's largest film industry & together we would love to inspire & ignite positive changes towards a transformative India".

While their past meetings drew ire for zero women representation, this time Alia Bhatt, Ekta Kapoor, Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari and Bhumi Pednekar lent the woman power.

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The meeting comes weeks after PM Modi met Bollywood producers and discussed issues faced by the industry. Well, besides the junta ka verdict, isn't it unbelievable to be appreciated by the Prime Minister himself for your films and well, we can only imagine Rohit's euphoric state of mind.

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