The superhit Khans of Bollywood, Aamir Khan, Shahrukh Khan along with several other notable figures from the Hindi film industry are currently being criticized for endorsing Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s latest drive.

The influential celebrities were seen socializing with Modi, taking selfies and supporting his newly launched project aimed at producing film and TV shows that popularise Mahatma Gandhi and his beliefs.

Aamir addressed the ceremony and said:

“It was a wonderful interaction we had with the Prime Minister today. He was very inspiring, very warm and very deep in what he had to say. I want to appreciate the PM for thinking about this effort. As creative people, there is much we can do, and I assure the PM that we will do even more.”

SRK too stressed that there is a need to come forward and make films on Gandhi that can help in the nation-building process.

Modi tweeted a video of Amir and Shah Rukh form the event and wrote:

It was a wonderful interaction, says @aamir_khan. A great way to involve everyone, says @iamsrk. Two top film personalities talk about the meeting with PM @narendramodi. Watch this one…

“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,” wrote the King of Bollywood, SRK.

Since then, social media users have been displaying their outrage and displeasure over Bollywood celebrities openly supporting Modi, after his government imposed a lockdown in Occupied Kashmir while stripping it of its special status in August.

Apart from SRK and Aamir Khan, Sonam Kapoor, Kangana Ranaut, directors Rajkumar Hirani, Rajkumar Santoshi, Ashwini Iyer Tiwari, Nitesh Tiwari and producers Ekta Kapoor, Boney Kapoor, and many others also attended the event.

The Khans are not the first Indian celebrities to experience judgment for their endorsement of Narendra Modi.

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