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Director Alankrita Shrivastava Questions Lack Of Female Representation After All-male Film Industry Meet With The Government

Written By H Shivkumar | Mumbai | Published:

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  • On December 18 many prominent names from the film industry met government officials to discuss the future of cinema in India.
  • In the wake of this super important meeting, director Alankrita Shrivastava seems to have a few qualms. 

On December 18 many prominent names from the film industry met government officials to discuss the future of cinema in India. Represented by big names like Karan Johar, Akshay Kumar, Ritesh Sidwani, Sidharth Roy Kapur, Ronnie Screvwala, Rakesh Roshan, CFBC chief Prasoon Joshi among many others met Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In the wake of this super important meeting, director Alankrita Shrivastava seems to have a few qualms. 

Read | Karan Johar, Akshay Kumar And Others Extend Thanks To PM Modi For Hearing Out The Issues Faced By The Film Fraternity

Taking to Twitter, she brought attention to the fact that there was no female representation at this meeting. She also added that it would be nice if there were some women too in the delegation, pointing out that it is 2018 and that it is high time they had equal representation. The question raised by the 'Lipstick Under My Burkha' director sparked a debate in the comments with many pitching in names of prominent women in the industry who could have taken part. 

The delegation met the Prime Minister to discuss the merits of their work, the strides that they are making and to discuss lowering the rates of GST in a uniform manner across all industry. 

Read | Bollywood Delegation Meets PM In Mumbai

 

 

 

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