Updated: January 27, 2015 6:26:06 pm
US President Barack Obama, who is currently on a visit to India along with First Lady Michelle Obama, surprised everybody when he quoted a famous line from one of Bollywood’s biggest love stories, ‘Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge’.
During his last address at a townhall in New Delhi on Tuesday (January 27), President Obama set the crowd chuckling at the Siri Fort Auditorium when he said in his broken Hindi, ‘Senorita, bade bade deshon mein… you know what I mean.”
“Last celebration here we celebrated festival of lights in Mumbai. We danced with some children. Unfortunately, we were not able to schedule any dancing in this visit. Senorita, bade bade desho mein… you know what I mean,” Obama said with a smile.
— Nakuul Mehta (@NakuulMehta) January 27, 2015
The Aditya Chopra directed film which had Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol in the lead has since then been trending on Twitter with the keyword ‘DDLJ.’ The Twitterati also enjoyed Obama’s Bollywood reference.
— Devansh Patel (@PatelDevansh) January 27, 2015
@BarackObama Great speech! Now tell us if you have seen DDLJ?
— Harneet Singh (@Harneetsin) January 27, 2015
The US President picked Indian heroes like actor Shah Rukh Khan and sports icons like Milkha Singh and Mary Kom and Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi to make a point that courage and humanitarian values unify both the nations.
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