Guwahati: US President Donald Trump who is currently visiting India with his wife Melania Trump today mentioned Bollywood classics Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge and Sholay in his speech at Motera stadium in Ahmedabad on Monday afternoon.
He praised about Bollywood as an example of the contributions in creativity that India has made to the world.
“This is the country that produces 2000 movies a year from the hub of genius and creativity known as Bollywood. All over the planet, people take great joy in scenes of bhangra, music, dance, romance and drama, and classic Indian films like DDLJ and Sholay,” said Trump.
Yash Raj Films, producers of the iconic film, also reacted on Twitter. “DDLJ trumps!” their tweet read.
— Yash Raj Films (@yrf) February 24, 2020
Trump also talked about cricket legends Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli and the kind of craze Indian’s have for cricket.
“You cheer on great cricketers like Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli,” President Trump told a packed Motera stadium, said to be the world’s largest, in Ahmedabad.