Mumbai: Breaking his silence, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray made it clear on Thursday that he would oppose any move to abolish Bollywood or relocate it from Mumbai.
Thackeray assured to discuss the re-opening of movie theaters with single cinemas and multiplex cinema hall owners, saying, “Any attempt to eliminate Bollywood or shift it (from Mumbai) elsewhere will not be tolerated And we will oppose it. ” In the ongoing staged phases.
Thackeray said of the film industry based in Mumbai for 107 years, “Bollywood enjoys a popularity and popularity worldwide. In many respects, it is on par with Hollywood. The film industry also generates huge employment for millions. Does. “
However, without naming anyone, the Chief Minister said that in the last few weeks, some efforts have been made to tarnish the image of the film industry from some quarters, which is “painful”.
Thackeray’s statement is significant in view of the huge churn and series of events that took place in Bollywood after the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput four months ago.
Politicians, media and film stars, who have always enjoyed sweet relationships in the past, were suddenly at loggerheads with unprecedented targeting of Bollywood and political celebrities by some, resulting in generalized feelings of polarization and non-desire.