The Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE) felicitated producer-director Rohit Shetty right here on Friday for the success of his film ‘Sooryavanshi’ starring Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif.
The federation additionally hailed Shetty for his fixed assist to movie trade employees when the Covid-19 was raging. FWICE represents 31 unions of movie and tv employees.
‘Sooryavanshi’, based on the federation, had given hope to the trade that audiences are coming again to the theatres.
The felicitation occasion was attended by senior actor Anupam Kher, who mentioned: “My sister used to say that a messiah invariably comes whenever there’s any problem. Today, Rohit Shetty has shown the way to the industry by releasing his film first in theatres.”
FWICE President B.N. Tiwari mentioned: “The event has been organised to celebrate Rohit Shetty and his team for always standing by the cine workers. He is not only a director but a fighter as well. He was always there for the workers, helping them all the time during the lockdown.”
Rohit Shetty thanked the federation’s office-bearers and technicians related to the movie trade. The programme included a cake-cutting ceremony and a grand celebration by the employees.