As a part of the 150th birth anniversary celebration of Mahatma Gandhi, Bollywood actors Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan, Kangana Ranaut, Sonam Kapoor, filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani, among others, met with PM Narendra Modi for Change Within campaign. The campaign is a special initiative to celebrate and revive Mahatma Gandhi’s philosophy.
Shah Rukh shared a picture from the event featuring him, Aamir Khan and PM Narendra Modi together. Along with it, he wrote, “Thank u @narendramodi for hosting us & having such an open discussion on #ChangeWithin & the role artistes can play in spreading awareness of the msgs of The Mahatma. Also the idea of a University of Cinema is extremely opportune!”
Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez also shared a picture from the event on her Instagram account and wrote, “What an honour @narendramodi”
On the occasion, filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani created a 150-second short film on Mahatma Gandhi that includes Bollywood stars like Alia Bhatt, Ranbir Kapoor, Shah Rukh Khan, Sonam Kapoor, Kananga Ranaut among others. The video contains powerful quotes of the Father of the Nation recited by Bollywood stars. It was produced by Rajkumar Hirani films.
PM Modi himself shared the video along with a heartfelt message on Twitter. He wrote, “The film fraternity comes together to pay tributes to Mahatma Gandhi!#ChangeWithin is an excellent effort, which will add momentum towards ensuring Gandhi Ji’s message reverberates far and wide. It will also inspire citizens to take up causes dear to Bapu.”
He also shared still from the event and tweeted, “Spreading the thoughts of Mahatma Gandhi through cinema, ensuring more youngsters are well-acquainted with the ideals of Gandhi Ji.Today’s interaction with leading film personalities and cultural icons was fruitful. We exchanged thoughts on a wide range of subjects.”