‘3 films made 120 Crore in a day; economy is sound’: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad cited movie earnings to deny economic slowdown. He said, “On 2nd October, 3 movies were released. Film trade analyst Komal Nahta said that the day saw earning of over Rs 120 crores. Economy of country is sound that is why there is a return of Rs 120 cr in a day.” The three movies released on 2nd October were Joker, War and Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy. Prasad's comments come weeks after economic growth dipped to a five-year low.