Sachin Tendulkar meets Prime Minister Narendra Modi, briefs him on upcoming movie ‘Sachin: A Billion Dreams’

Sachin Tendulkar recently posted a pitcure in his social media with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

By: Express Web Desk | Updated: May 19, 2017 2:22 pm
Earlier, Narendra Modi cited Sachin Tendulkar as an example for students to compete with oneself and not with others (Source: Twitter)

Former Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar has been travelling around the country to promote the upcoming film, “Sachin: A Billion Dreams.” While promoting the movie which is based on his life and career,  the cricketing great recently posted a picture on his social media account with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

“Briefed our Hon’ble PM @narendramodi about the film #SachinABillionDreams & received his blessings, (sic.)” said Tendulkar on his post.

After this Narendra Modi too responded on twitter and wrote,”Had a very good meeting with @sachin_rt. His life journey & accomplishments make every Indian proud & inspire 1.25 billion people.”

It may be recalled here that earlier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday cited Sachin Tendulkar as an example for students to compete with oneself and not with others, the cricket legend thanked him and stressed that preparation is key for everyone, be it a student or a player.
“Thank you @PMOIndia for the mention. Preparation is key for everyone… be it a student or a player. Focus makes the challenge less daunting,” Tendulkar said in a tweet.

His tweet was in response to Modi mentioning him in his ‘Mann ki Baat’ broadcast aimed at students preparing for upcoming exams.
“Look at the life of @sachin_rt. He kept challenging himself and bettered his own records. That is what is inspiring,” the Prime Minister later tweeted.
He asked students to choose ‘anuspardha’ (competing with self) over ‘pratispardha’ (competing with others) as he gave Tendulkar’s example saying he kept challenging himself and bettered his records.

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  1. G
    May 19, 2017 at 8:48 pm
    It is a large hearted Modiji's compliment. But how large hearted is this man called Sachin? What charity has he done for the countrymen. Minting money is the only aim it seems. Why he still wants to be an MP? GOD SAVE THIS COUNTRY.
    1. N
      May 19, 2017 at 8:32 pm
      My only question...why wasting time of the PM of the country to release a commercial movie? PM obliged all right but this exposes your profiteering tendency Sachin
      1. T
        T DUTTA
        May 19, 2017 at 8:18 pm
        1. T
          T DUTTA
          May 19, 2017 at 8:15 pm
          SOME EMINENT SPORTSMAN MAY BE PRESIDENT OF INDIA---first citizen of the country need not always be a politician
          1. A
            May 19, 2017 at 7:21 pm
            Pathetic. He is complete failure as Member of Parliament. Only running after money.
            1. J
              May 19, 2017 at 6:08 pm
              Most selfish and over rated spotsperson, who always pla for himself and never gave back anything to the nation is trying for another tax exemption.
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                Ari C
                May 19, 2017 at 5:14 pm
                Want Tax break for movie?
                1. M
                  May 19, 2017 at 4:47 pm
                  remember he was MP and he didnt do anything with the position he was holding and his ry includes perks was 30lakhs a year, now to our PM you have time to meet him but no time to meet our soldiers? have you ever met common man likethis ? do you have guts to debate on 3year of achievements of BJP ?
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