Mumbai: Bollywood singer Udit Narayan dedicated a version of the film Lagaan’s ‘Mitwa’ song to the UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, during a meeting held in Lucknow on Tuesday.
The meeting with members of the film fraternity was held to discuss the proposed Film City that will be made in the state.
At the meeting, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath discussed the plan to set up a film city in the state and invited the film fraternity to come to UP.
The CM also announced that 1,000 acres of land has been identified in Gautam Budh Nagar by Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (YEIDA) for the Infotainment Zone in the state.
A statement from the Chief Minister’s office stated, “The chief minister said the proposed site is just an hour away from New Delhi and very close to the proposed international airport at Jewar, which is going to be the biggest greenfield airport of Asia.”
“Agra, the city of Taj Mahal, Mathura, the birthplace of Lord Krishna, and near the proposed logistic hub in Noida, the proposed dry port and freight corridor, thus providing all facilities of transport and movement,” read the statement.
Among the biggies, Vijayendra Prasad, Raju Shrivastava, Ashoke Pandit, Kailash Kher, Manoj Joshi, Nitin Desai, Vinod Bachchan, Pragya Kumar and Anup Jalota were physically present at the meeting, whereas Ravi Kishan, Soundarya Rajinikanth, Anupam Kher, Atul Agnihotri, Paresh Rawal, Manoj Muntasir and Satish Kaushik attended the meeting virtually.
Singer @RealUditNarayan sings a song in praise of @myogiadityanath during the meeting of setting up a film city chaired by the UP CM today in Lucknow.
Video source: An officer who was present in the meeting pic.twitter.com/uhX4vUi4Le
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