Entertainer Akshay Kumar, whose period show ‘Prithviraj’ is set to hit theaters soon, has said that Indian film is presently pulling out all the stops in the worldwide field and praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s commitment towards this.
The entertainer said he passed up going to the 75th release of the Cannes Film Festival in France in the wake of testing positive for COVID-19.
Strolling honorary pathway on the first day of the season of the worldwide celebration in France as a feature of the Indian contingent would have been an exceptional second for him, the superstar expressed, bringing up that was interestingly he had gotten a welcome for Cannes.
“I couldn’t go. That was the first time in my life that I got an invitation to go to Cannes. Mujhe kisi ne nahi bulaya (No one invited me earlier),” the ‘Phir Hera Pheri’ actor said in an interview with an entertainment portal.
“It might be possible that I have not done such films that can go to Cannes. Nahi bulaya nahi bulaya isme sharam ki kya baat hai (I was not invited earlier and there is nothing to be ashamed of),” he said.
When asked about the the Indian film industry arriving at the global scene, Akshay lauded the Prime Minister’s leadership and said things have been changing for India.
“…I am sure and all thanks to our Prime Minister who has taken us so big in such a huge way internationally. Things are changing for our country,” he added.
#WATCH | "…All thanks to our PM who has taken us in such a huge way internationally. Things changing for our country," says Akshay Kumar on if he thinks that Indian film industry has arrived on global scene; also speaks on his cancelled visit to Cannes after contracting COVID pic.twitter.com/a7lfwFlfqd
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Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur drove the Indian assignment at Cannes 2022 Red Carpet a month ago. The subject during the current year’s structure was ‘India the Content Hub of the World’ which exhibited Indian film across the etymological, social and provincial varieties of the country.
Head of the state Narendra Modi had likewise written a message communicating his enormous pride in India’s attendance at Cannes and said that India really has the huge potential to turn into the substance center point of the world.
He featured that the Government of India stays ardent in its endeavors towards assisting simplicity of carrying on with work in the film area.
India was named as the authority ‘Nation of Honor’ at the Marche’ Du Film, which was coordinated close by the Cannes Film Festival, in France.
Directed by Chandraprakash Dwivedi, ‘Prithviraj’ depends on the biography of twelfth century ruler Samrat Prithviraj Chauhan. It likewise stars Manushi Chillar in the job of Queen Sanyogita, Chauhah’s Sanyogita.