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‘Coolie No. 1’ team supports the move to ban single-use plastic; PM Modi hails the crew

New Delhi: The crew of the Bollywood film ‘Coolie No.1’, starring Varun Dhawan and Sara Ali Khan has come forth to curb single-use plastic and has promised that they will only use steel bottles.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter on Thursday and lauded the team and stated that he is ” happy” to see the film industry contributing towards freeing India from single-use plastic.

Modi tweeted, ” Superb gesture by the team of #CoolieNo1! Happy to see the film world contributing towards freeing India from single use plastic.”

This comes after the team of the film collectively posed for a photo flaunting their steel sippers. Actor Varun Dhawan shared the picture of the crew posing with their sippers on his Twitter handle.

The actor wrote, ” Being a plastic-free nation is the need of the hour and great initiative taken by our prime minister and we can all do this by making small changes. The sets of #CoolieNo1 will now only use steel bottles @PMOIndia”.

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