Alia Bhatt gets mobbed, Ranbir Kapoor comes to the rescue

Earlier on Thursday, Karan Johar had Instagrammed a star-studded selfie with the Prime Minister and shared details from the meeting on Instagram. The meeting came weeks after Modi met film producers to discuss issues faced by the industry, after which the Goods and Services Tax on film tickets was reduced. The meeting was held to talk about how the industry has always played an important role in building a better nation, a better society through entertainment. "I don't want to say too much, as the director is quite secretive that way". "Meeting the Honorable Prime Minister @narendramodi today was an incredible opportunity". This dialogue was towards how and in what ways we can do that...

Producer Mahaveer Jain also said, "Getting the new breed of prominent actors and filmmakers to meet PM Modi Saab was an idea initiated by Karan Johar and I. It took me no time to convince the delegation to pay this historic flying visit to Delhi".

Karan Johar has posted a selfie on social media.

"When the youngest country [in terms of demography] joins hands with the largest movie industry in the world, we hope to be a force to reckon with", he wrote.

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Karan also shared another picture of himself with PM Modi and captioned it, "Thank you for meeting us today sir!" He wrote, "Was an honour to meet and interact with the honourable prime minister @narendramodi. We (the film industry) are going to be taken seriously by the government." he added. He was very receptive about our concerns which was honestly very cool.

The film industry would also like to send a huge thanks for the GST reduction in movie ticket prices that was implemented recently!

The inclusion of Bhatt, Pednekar, Tiwari and Kapoor is signficant, as the December 19 meeting with the PM drew flak on social media for not having any female representation on the panel.

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