Karan Johar and others to curate stories celebrating 75 years of Independence
Besides Karan, the list of directors-producers includes Rajkumar Hirani, Aanand L Rai, Rohit Shetty, Ekta Kapoor and Sajid Nadiadwala
On the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti, Karan Johar has announced that several filmmakers from the Bollywood film industry will come together to curate stories celebrating 75 years of Indian Independence.
In a tweet addressed to PM Narendra Modi, Karan wrote, “Honourable PM Narendra Modi ji...we are humbled and honoured to curate stories of our great nation whilst we celebrate 75 years of India’s independence.”
Besides Karan, the list of directors-producers includes Rajkumar Hirani, Aanand L Rai, Rohit Shetty, Ekta Kapoor and Sajid Nadiadwala.
“Celebrating 75 years of Independence by joining hands with ‘Change Within’, an initiative by film fraternity, to make inspiring content about valor, values and the culture of India. It is our stories that make us who we are, and every corner of our country has an empowering tale to tell. Last year we made a special film on the 150th birth year of Mahatma Gandhi, directed by Rajkumar Hirani. Followed by various meaningful initiatives, we have come together to celebrate the spirit of the freedom movement,” Karan said in a statement.
The initiative, Karan added, will be guided by the Prime Minister. “As we embark on this journey, it witnesses a fresh beginning of the grand era of storytelling to cherish the soul of the idea called ‘India’. Drawing inspiration from our Honorable Prime Minister from whom we also seek sustained guidance, we the members of the film fraternity are privileged to announce our plan to celebrate the 75th year of Independence.”