Filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani had brought together eight leading Bollywood actors, including Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan and Salman Khan, for a brief video on Mahatma Gandhi.
The black and white video was made by the “Lage Raho Munna Bhai” director to celebrate Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary last year. In the video, all the actor were dressed in black and spoke about the greatness of our country and the ideal that made Mahatma Gandhi great. The video also featured Ranbir Kapoor, Vicky Kaushal, Alia Bhatt, Kangana Ranaut, Sonam Kapoor amongst others.
The over one-minute video begins with a Charkha (spinning wheel), then comes Aamir talking about Gandhi’s idea of non-violence. Actress Alia Bhatt reads out the importance of the idea of courage. Salman highlights Gandhi’s ideal of service. Actress Kanagana Ranaut focuses on the idea of belief. Actor Ranbir Kapoor speaks on peace.
Actress Sonam Kapoor then says: “A human is made of their thoughts, what he thinks, that’s what he becomes.”
Shah Rukh then concludes the star-studded video by talking about faith. It closes with ‘Vande Mataram’.
Conceptualised and directed by Hirani, the video was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his official residence.