Narendra Modi Oath Ceremony: Karan Johar, Shahid Kapoor, Kangana Ranaut, Kapil Sharma in Attendance
The who’s who of film world gathered to be witness of the return of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and formation of his new cabinet at the forecourt of the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on Thursday.
Cine stars such as Rajinikanth, Shahid Kapoor, Boney Kapoor and Kangana Ranaut were among the guests who attended Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s swearing-in ceremony on Thursday.
Sidharth Roy Kapur, President of the Film and Television Producers Guild of India, Vivek Oberoi, Anupam Kher, Madhur Bhandarkar, actor-comedian Kapil Sharma and producer Boney Kapoor were also a part of the event, held at the Rashtrapati Bhawan.
Boney said he was honoured to be invited for the ceremony.
“The kind of victory they have had, It is almost like a celebration. It is celebration of democracy. Something good has happened and it will continue to happen,” Boney told PTI.
Before she flew in from Mumbai, Ranaut told reporters she wished Modi all the best for his future endeavours.
“The PM has set some goals and we all heard that in his speech. All our best wishes with him, that he is able to do what is best for the country and be able to fulfil all his goals. He is an extremely loved Prime Minister. He is here because of his hard work, we all can only appreciate him,” she said.
Oberoi, who played PM Modi in a biopic and had also attended the swearing in ceremony in 2014, said, “I’m watching @narendramodi bhai taking his oath for the 3rd time on his journey from CM Gujarat to PM of Bharat once again! Feeling like a small part of an incredible history.”
Bhandarkar wrote, “Feeling honoured to be attending the historic #OathCeremony of Shri @narendramodi ji for the #ModiSarkar2. Wishing the very best to all the newly appointed ministers.”
Director Rajkumar Hirani, Aanand L Rai, Sushant Singh Rajput, Divya Khosla Kumar, Kajal Aggarwal, Mangesh Hadawale and Abhishek Kapoor were also invited, said Mahavir Jain, one of the organisers behind PM’s meeting with Bollywood stars last year.