Director Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri urged Bollywood leaders to speak up and ensure that government listens and #OpenUpCinemas which have remained shut amid the coronavirus pandemic.
‘The Tashkent Files’ (2019) director Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri penned down a hard-hitting open letter addressed to Bollywood leaders highlight that the unjustified closure of cinema halls.
He posted the letter on his Twitter and captioned it, “To, Dear Bollywood leaders: Because extraordinary times need extraordinary vision, courage and leadership… #OpenUpCinemas.”
— Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri (@vivekagnihotri) September 6, 2021
He signed off saying, “If you are an Indian, you should support this movement because if you don’t, soon there will be no producers and or content owned by Indians. No Indian stories, That will be real ‘Money Heist’ as well as ‘Culture Heist’.”
The theaters in India provide employment to millions of workers who are the backbone of the Indian film industry.