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Karan Johar, Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn, Mahaveer Jain and others meet PM Narendra Modi to discuss issues concerning the industry

A delegation representing the film and entertainment industry, called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in Mumbai yesterday. The delegation comprised of film producers and CEOs of companies in the entertainment industry.

Karan Johar, Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn, Mahaveer Jain and others meet PM Narendra Modi to discuss issues concerning the industry

The team from the film fraternity expressed their strong support of the Prime Minister’s vision for making India a five trillion dollar economy in the near future. They presented an overview of the vast growth potential of the media and entertainment industry in the country, mentioning the contributions the sector has been doing so far. The delegation also pitched for lower, and uniform rates of GST, for the entertainment industry in India and strongly called for the development of Mumbai as the global entertainment capital, through various initiatives and proactive approaches.

Karan Johar, Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn, Mahaveer Jain and others meet PM Narendra Modi to discuss issues concerning the industry

The Prime Minister observed that the Indian entertainment industry enjoys immense popularity across the world and it is one of the key elements of India’s rising soft power status, across the globe. He assured the delegation that the Union Government is supportive of the media and entertainment industry, and would consider the suggestions in a positive manner. It was inspiring for the film industry stalwarts to hear the PM’s views.

Karan Johar, Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn, Mahaveer Jain and others meet PM Narendra Modi to discuss issues concerning the industry

The delegation included prominent film producers such as Karan Johar, Bhushan Kumar, Ritesh Sidhwani, Siddharth Roy Kapur, Rakesh Roshan, Ronnie Screwvala, Mahaveer Jain, Sajid Nadiadwala, Puneet Goenka, Ajay Bijli, Nitesh Tiwari, Uday Shankar, Ajay Devgn, Vijay Singh – CEO – Fox Star Studios and Prasoon Joshi, the chairman of the Central Board of Film Certification. Devendra Fadnavis, the CM of Maharashtra was also present on the occasion.

Karan Johar, Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn, Mahaveer Jain and others meet PM Narendra Modi to discuss issues concerning the industry

Karan Johar, Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn, Mahaveer Jain and others meet PM Narendra Modi to discuss issues concerning the industry

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