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Posted at: Oct 20, 2019, 10:17 AM; last updated: Oct 20, 2019, 1:45 PM (IST)

Selfies of PM Modi with Kangana, Sonam, Ekta at Gandhi event gets Twitter talking

Tribune Web Desk
Chandigarh, October 20

"Ati, sundr": said a Twitter user, when a picture of Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the “Nari Shakti” of Bollywood surfaced on social media. Twitter went into a frenzy, when the pictures of Mahatma Gandhi event surfaced on Saturday. 

The picture of Modi with Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan was tagged: "Best Selfie of the year". 

The Prime Minister met Bollywood actors and filmmakers, and and released a cultural video with the theme 'Change Within' to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
The 100-second video is based on Gandhi's life, teachings and values and features Aamir, Shah Rukh, Salman Khan, Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Sonam Kapoor Ahuja, Kangana Ranaut and Vicky Kaushal. 

The PM tweeted pictures with the fraternity, saying the "interaction with leading film personalities and cultural icons was fruitful".

Among those present at the meeting were Sonam, Kangana, Jacqueline Fernandez, filmmakers Imtiaz Ali, Rajkumar Santoshi, Ashwini Iyer Tiwari, Nitesh Tiwari, Anurag Basu and producers Ekta Kapoor, Boney Kapoor and Jayantilal Gada.

Kangana Ranaut hailed the initiatives taken by PM Modi. "From the bottom of my heart and on behalf of the entire film industry, I thank our prime minister and the things that he has said about propagating Gandhi philosophy and his way of live and values we will make sure we get something concrete from that," Ranaut added.

Another user couldn’t stop gushing about the Prime Minsiter’s smile with actor Varun Sharma and comedian Kapil Sharma. He wrote: "What an infectious smile."

TV and film producer Ekta Kapoor said this was the first time that she felt somebody understood the industry better than its insiders and was motivating them to do something for the society. — With PTI 

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