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Boycott Bollywood trend can be stopped with your help’: Sunil Shetty appeals to Uttar Pradesh CM

Hindi film actor Suniel Shetty appealed to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Adityanath to intervene in the popularity of the social media trend “Boycott Bollywood” to attract audiences to cinema halls. “If there is any problem we are facing today, it is not about cost or subsidy, but it has to do with the audience,” he said. “We have to get audiences back to cinemas.


Several Bollywood celebrities met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday during his two-day visit to Mumbai.Agenda of the meeting Discussion on the possibilities of Bollywood in Noida Film City located in Gautam Buddha Nagar district of Western UP had to do.

Shetty referred to the ‘Boycott Bollywood’ hashtag on social media and sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s support from Adityanath to end them. He said, ‘Ninety-nine percent of the people in Bollywood are good. Broad conclusions can be drawn.Shetty’s petition tells about the current state of Bollywood good. Broad conclusions can be drawn.

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath made a concerted effort to woo Bollywood during his roadshow in Mumbai to attract investment to his state. Over 40 film and television personalities, including Subhash Ghai, Chandraprakash Dwivedi, Boney Kapoor, Sonu Nigam, Madhur Bhandarkar and Jackie Shroff, participated in an interactive session with him at the Taj on thursday evening.

Shetty’s statement shows that Bollywood itself has still not accepted that the sentiment against Bollywood is a mass movement and merely deleting a few hashtags will not solve it.
This denial was first seen in actor Arjun Kapoor’s statement in August that the ‘boycott of Bollywood’ had been allowed to grow by the silence of Bollywood bigwigs who were “too civilized” to combat it; Actor Vijay Deverakonda’s statement when he dismissed the movement as having zero effect; And filmmaker Anurag Kashyap’s non-serious remark that he wanted to be seen in the same league as Aamir Khan and Akshay Kumar was boycotted by the public as well. He told the UP chief minister, “The hashtag that is going on, Boycott Bollywood, can stop if you say so.”

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