Karan Johar,Ayushmann Khurrana Back PM Modi's Campaign Against Plastic

General News

Several Bollywood celebs including Karan Johar, Ayushmann Khurrana & Bhumi Pednekar came forward to support PM Modi's campaign against plastic pollution.

Written By Diyali Banerjee | Mumbai | Updated On:

After Aamir Khan, several other Bollywood celebrities including filmmaker Karan Johar and actors Ayushmann Khurrana & Bhumi Pednekar came forward in support of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's campaign against plastic pollution. While addressing the nation on the occasion of the 72nd Independence Day from the Red Fort, PM Modi raised concern over plastic pollution and urged citizens to quit the use of single-use plastic. 

READ | Aamir Khan Backs PM Modi's Call, Supports Campaign Against Plastic

Karan Johar backs PM Modi's initiative

Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar recently came forward to advocate for the cause. He took to Twitter on Wednesday, August 28, and extended his support to the movement hailing PM Modi's initiative to ban single-use plastic in the country. Karan further said that as "citizens of not just our incredible nation but also of the world we have to support this extremely important cause" and emphasized on 'how our environment defines us'.

Here's the post:

READ | Anupam Kher Lied To Director About Life Skill, 'Thrown Out On 1st Day'

Ayushmann Khurrana raises awareness about changing climate

Bollywood's bundle of talent, Ayushmann also took to Twitter and urged people to eliminate ‘single-use plastic’. Thanking PM Modi for staring off-the campaign against plastic pollution, Ayushmann said, "climate change is real and all of us should ensure we do our bit to protect the environment."

Here's the post:

READ | Herschelle Gibbs Bids Adieu To Alia Bhatt After Entertaining Netizens

Bhumi Pednekar backs PM Modi's call

Meanwhile, Ayushmann Khurrana's 'Bala' co-star Bhumi Pednekar also came forward in support of PM Modi's campaign against plastic. The actress took to Twitter and urged fans to stop the use of single-use plastic. "What we only use for a while lasts forever!" the actress wrote in her post.

Take a look:

READ | Pak Actress Mehwish Hayat Slams Alia Bhatt & B-town Over Plagiarism

PM Narendra Modi on the ban of single-use plastic

While addressing the nation from the Red Fort on August 15, this year, PM Modi asked fellow countrymen to quit the use of plastic.

"Can we free India from single-use plastic? The time for implementing such an idea has come. May team be mobilized to work in this direction. Let a significant step be made on 2nd October," the Prime Minister had said.

PM Modi had further invited industries and startups to help recycle plastic.

By 2030, 40% Indian will not have access to drinking water