Next time 'chaiyya chaiyya': SRK to Obama

Shahrukh Khan hopes Obama will groove to another one of his hits

Ians January 28, 2015
Shahrukh Khan hopes Obama will groove to another one of his hits. PHOTO: REUTERS

MUMBAI: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan is delighted that US President Barack Obama incorporated his famous "Senorita" dialogue during an address in the national capital. Now King Khan hopes that Obama will groove to his hit number “chaiyya chaiyya” some day.

Obama, who was in India on a three-day state visit, recollected that when he had first visited India in 2010, he had experienced some 'bhangra'.

Giving his speech a Bollywood twist, he delivered Shah Rukh's dialogue from the 1995 movie "Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge".

"Senorita, bade bade deshon ... You know what I mean," he said.

Even though he cut the popular dialogue short, Obama managed to draw a huge applause and cheers from the audience.

For Shah Rukh, one of Bollywood's top-rated filmstars and a global icon, it was a moment to feel proud and he took to twitter to react to it.

Composed by Oscar-winning music maestro AR Rahman, the popular dance number is part of the “Dil Se” sound-track.

Watch a clip of Obama’s address at a townhall in New Delhi:


Np | 6 years ago | Reply

Indian soft power when POTUS quotes from a Bollywood blockbuster.

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