The 71-year-old filmmaker tweeted:
Some one scoffed us as copy cat n named us as Bollywood n we were silent n lost d dignity hindi cinema of india pic.twitter.com/BlBH79PVAC? Subhash Ghai (@SubhashGhai1) June 29, 2016
Even if name-Bollywood is an unavoidable brand now. We still can attach with words like HINDI CINEMA n call it as BOLLYWOOD HINDI CINEMA? Subhash Ghai (@SubhashGhai1) June 29, 2016
Ghai, who has films like Kalicharan, Karz, Hero, Ram Lakhan, Saudagar and Khalnayak to his credit.
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