Narendra Modi lauds Varun Dhawan, Sara Ali Khan's Coolie No 1 for going plastic-free on set, calls it 'super gesture'
PM Narendra Modi quoted a tweet by Varun Dhawan that showed the cast and crew with steel water bottles.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday lauded the team of Varun Dhawan-starrer Coolie No 1 for their decision to go plastic-free.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) September 12, 2019
Varun took to Twitter to thank and appreciate Modi's initiative
धन्यवाद प्रधानमंत्री जी.साफ सफाई की शुरुआत घर की सबसे पहली शिक्षा होती है और मेरा यह मानना है कि जिस तरह से स्वच्छ भारत अभियान की शुरुआत आपने की है उसमें हरेक भारतीय को अपना योगदान देना चाहिए. स्वच्छता के हिसाब से भारत को नंबर 1 बनाना हमारा संकल्प है. https://t.co/rz69ZukGwT — Varun Dhawan (@Varun_dvn) September 12, 2019
Thank you PM @narendramodi sir. We are glad to have played a small part to the initiative started by you in saving the environment and bringing in change.#CoolieNo1 #SingleUsePlasticFree https://t.co/YNiapdbO5h
— Jackky Bhagnani (@jackkybhagnani) September 12, 2019
Varun had announced the initiative on 1 September and had also urged his other Bollywood counterparts to do the same.
In his Independence Day speech, the prime minister had appealed to the nation to eliminate single-use plastic and find alternatives to plastic water bottles on a priority basis.
Coolie No 1 is a remake of David Dhawan's 1995 hit comedy, featuring Govinda and Karishma Kapoor.
The director is also helming the remake which stars Varun and Sara Ali Khan in the lead. The movie is produced by Vashu Bhagnani, Jackky Bhagnani and Deepshikha Deshmukh
Find latest and upcoming tech gadgets online on Tech2 Gadgets. Get technology news, gadgets reviews & ratings. Popular gadgets including laptop, tablet and mobile specifications, features, prices, comparison.
Vishal Bhardwaj slams insider vs outsider debate, says there's 'no toxic work culture in the film industry'
Filmmaker Vishal Bharadwaj rubbished the claims of Hindi film industry being a ‘toxic workplace’, and said this is all a 'made-up phenomenon'
The lawyer alleged NCB is conducting a "fashion parade" of Bollywood stars to divert media attention from the probe into Sushant Singh Rajput's death
Himani Shivpuri was receiving treatment for coronavirus at Mumbai's Holy Spirit hospital after getting admitted on 12 September.