‘Bahut hui Mann Ki Baat’: ‘Mirzapur’ actor Rajesh Tailang urges PM Modi to discuss common man’s woes amid COVID-19 crisis

Actor Rajesh Tailang, recently took to Twitter and urged the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, to take cognisance of common man’s woes and discuss real problems such as financial crisis and dealing with COVID-19.

He wrote, “Respected, @narendramodi @PMOIndia Sir, enough with your 'Mann Ki Baat', now let’s discuss about people's physical and financial problems. Yours truly, a common citizen.”

Tailang is known for his work in films such as "Siddharth", Omerta", "The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel", "Aiyaari" and "Mukkabaaz". He has also lately been busy in the digital space with web series such as "Mirzapur", "Delhi Crime", "Crackdown" and the OTT film "Comedy Couple".

The actor says he wants "to work with names like Anurag Kashyap, Ketan Mehta, Govind Nihalani, Richie Mehta and Hansal Mehta among many others."

He was last seen in the film "Pagglait", a comedy drama written and directed by Umesh Bist. The film is produced by Shobha Kapoor, Ekta Kapoor, Guneet Monga and Achin Jain under the banners Balaji Motion Pictures and Sikhya Entertainment.

The film features Sanya Malhotra, Shruti Sharma, Sayani Gupta, Sheeba Chaddha, Ashutosh Rana, Rajesh Tailang, and Raghubir Yadav in key roles.

Meanwhile, on Saturday, PM Modi chaired a high-level meeting on the country's COVID-19 situation and the ongoing vaccination drive.

Earlier on Wednesday, the Prime Minister also chaired a meeting to review the availability and supply of oxygen and medicines in the wake of the surge of COVID-19 cases in the country.

He was briefed that the government is actively monitoring the supply of drugs being used in the management of COVID-19 as well as Mucormycosis. A PMO release said the ministers updated the Prime Minister that they are in regular touch with the manufacturers to enhance production and extend all kinds of help needed.

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