Modi's epic selfie with B'wood stars

Farhan Akhtar and SRK has worked together in Don and Don 2

Farhan Akhtar and SRK has worked together in Don and Don 2

The meeting comes weeks after PM Modi met Bollywood producers and discussed issues faced by the industry.

The delegation, which is a mix of directors and actors, has been organised by filmmaker Karan Johar, the source added.

Major Bollywood stars such as Ranveer Singh, Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan met with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi, today.

Rajkummar said it was an "insightful meeting", while "Uri" actor Vicky was "happy and honoured" to meet the PM and Sidharth wrote: "Thank you Narendra Modi sir for an enriching and insightful conversation". Mentioning the meeting honourable Prime Minister as an incredible opportunity, in the long caption, Karan Johar wrote that powerful and timely conversations can bring about change and this was one of what we hope will become a regular conversation. "I don't want to say too much, as the director is quite secretive that way". "Joy to meet the Honourable Prime Minister of our great nation @narendramodi" (sic). It was an honour! and we are grateful for your support towards the film industry! "Together we would love to inspire and ignite positive changes to a transformative India".

But the photo did not go down well with social media users as many activists and journalists called them "spineless" for posing with a prime minister, whose controversial policy decisions had caused a lot of distress to a large section of the Indian society. They touched upon many interesting ideas involving the film industry and the role it plays in nation building, and thanked him for his quick action in the recent reduction of GST on movie tickets.

PM Modi's previous meeting with Bollywood producers and actors drew flak on social media for not having any female representation on the panel.

It was a result of two meetings held with the PM a year ago.

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