Netanyahu called members of the Bollywood fraternity on stage for a quick selfie Photograph:( WION )
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.
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.
Indian cinema has gone truly global, it is liked in every part of the world: Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis at #shalombollywood event. Israel PM #BenjaminNetanyahu also in attendance pic.twitter.com/kPBwzUsCYO— ANI (@ANI) January 18, 2018
Former Miss World Aishwarya Rai and Bollywood director/producer Karan Johar were also spotted.
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)
Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan,Abhishek Bachchan, Karan Johar,Subhash Ghai,Imtiaz Ali,Ronnie Screwvala,Sara Ali Khan and others with Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara. #shalombollywood pic.twitter.com/JsmX8xsdRH— ANI (@ANI) January 18, 2018
Director/producer Ronnie Screwvala, Saif Ali Khan's daughter Sara Ali Khan, Abhisekh Bachchan and director Imtiaz Ali were is also in attendance.