Itanagar: Bollywood actor Sunil Shetty on Thursday called on Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu in Mumbai in the presence of Speaker Pasang Dorjee Sona.
During the meeting, Khandu had discussion with the actor on how to promote Arunachal as ideal destination for film makers, an official communique informed.
Khandu welcomed the actors offer to tap local Arunachali talent and provide them with job opportunities in the entertainment industry through his online venture FTheCouch (FTP). The FTP is a digital platform to discover new talent and provide the new artistes with a platform to make a place for themselves in Bollywood and other entertainment industry.
The Chief Minister also welcomed the actor’s opinion on promoting Arunachal’s pristine and unmatched beauty through use of web series.
Further the actor proposed Arunachal to be covered under his Mission India Fit, a fitness and wellness campaign that Shetty had launched across India. The fitness campaign as suggested could begin involve officials from the Chief Minister’s office initially and other state government office to boost productivity.
To promote Arunachal as film makers’ destination and to tie up with the entertainment industry, Khandu would be meeting Bollywood’s top directors and producers during his stay here, the communique added.
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