Israel loves Bollywood, I love Bollywood: Netanyahu at Shalom Bollywood event in Mumbai

Netanyahu called members of the Bollywood fraternity on stage for a quick selfie Photograph:( WION )

WION Web Team Mumbai, Maharashtra, India Jan 18, 2018, 04.40 PM (IST)

On a six-day trip to India, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attended a series of events, places of historical and cultural significance and brushed shoulders with business leaders.

Netanyahu was expected to meet Bollywood celebrities at the Shalom Bollywood event in Mumbai today evening. 

Also see: Aishwarya Rai and Vivek Oberoi came under the same roof at this event.

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The event witnessed eminent Bollywood personalities like megastar Amitabh Bachchan in attendance. 

Maharashtra's Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis took the stage a short while ago. 

"Indian cinema has gone truly global, it is liked in every part of the world," Fadnavis noted. 

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Former Miss World Aishwarya Rai and Bollywood director/producer Karan Johar were also spotted. 

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Netanyahu also called members of the Bollywood fraternity on stage for a quick selfie and noted that his wife is a fan of Indian cinema. 

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu takes a selfie with Bollywood personalities during Shalom Bollywood an evening to celebrate Israeli and Indian Bollywood relations during his visit in Mumbai on Thursday. (PTI)

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Director/producer Ronnie Screwvala, Saif Ali Khan's daughter Sara Ali Khan, Abhisekh Bachchan and director Imtiaz Ali were is also in attendance.