At the special screening of his upcoming short film Paath, the iconic actor Jackie Shroff revealed his joy upon learning that popcorn prices in theaters have been slashed. For Jackie, the news brought back fond memories of watching movies in theaters, a nostalgic experience that holds a special place in his heart. Jackie Shroff who appealed to UP CM Yogi Adityanath to reduce popcorn prices during the CM’s visit to Mumbai earlier this year, is extremely happy to see this being implemented.
As a true cinema lover, he wanted to ensure that everyone can enjoy the full cinematic experience without breaking the bank, and it is finally happening. Acknowledging the impact of big stars like Shahrukh Khan, who have a loyal and devoted fan following, Jackie says how their movies draw audiences to theaters consistently and such loyalty reflects the true beauty of the theatrical experience, as it did for srk’s recent movie ‘Pathaan’.
Jackie Shroff who has always been known for his candid and unapologetically outspoken nature, is happy to see that families will now be able to enjoy movies of their favourite actors along with their affordable meal. It’s no surprise that audiences resonate with his views, as he keeps it real and relatable.
Speaking of the recent accomplishment Jackie Shroff says, “Its good that price has been reduced of the the popcorns. Cinema is cinema, now everyone can enjoy the good movies and meals at theatres with their family. This action has been taken for all the good reasons.
What matters is that movies are meant for theatres and no other platform can give you that experience. People will watch the movie regardless of the size of the screen, but their enthusiasm will remain the same to walk into the theatre and see the movie. This change is amazing and I will always support it.”
Beyond his work in cinema, Jackie Shroff is also recognized for his philanthropic endeavors. His journey is not just about acting but also about spreading positivity, bringing about change, and inspiring others with his ideas and revolutions.
As we eagerly await news on his upcoming movie ‘Jailer,’ there’s no doubt that Jackie Shroff will continue to make his mark in the world of cinema, both on and off the screen.
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