Prime Minister Narendra Modi met a delegation of Bollywood celebrities to discuss the issues faced by the entertainment industry. Reportedly stars like Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn, Ritesh Sidhwani, Karan Johar, Rakesh Roshan, Ronnie Screwwala, Prasoon Joshi attended the meeting.
Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar tweeted his thanks to the PM,
Heartfelt thank you to the honorable Prime Minister @narendramodi ji for taking out time to hear us at length, discuss issues pertaining to our industry and assuring positive consideration of suggestions. pic.twitter.com/ShGfr0Jlvu
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) December 18, 2018
The meet received flak on Twitter as it did not have a single woman. A number of activists and filmmakers such as Alankrita Srivastava, Saumya Baijjal and many others noted that it was 2018 and asking, “Where are the women?”
Today actress Dia Mirza too took to social media and asked Akshay Kumar why no woman was a part of the meet. She tweeted,
— Dia Mirza (@deespeak) December 19, 2018
Actress Sandhya Mrudal too retweeted Akshay’s post and wrote, “Great. We women have no issues to discuss. Obviously.”
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