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SCO summit: Bollywood songs 'Awaara Hoon', 'Mera Joota Hai Japani' get wide applause

News Agencies | Updated on: 10 June 2017, 12:39 IST
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Known as "The greatest showman of Indian cinema" Raj Kapoor's classic songs 'Awaara Hoon', 'Mera Joota Hai Japani' received huge applause during the lunch hour at Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit on 9 June.

The two songs were played during the lunch at the banquet hall in the Palace of Independence, the venue of the Shanghai Cooperation Orgnaistaion (SCO) Summit.

'Awara Hoon' is from the 1951 classic hindi film, Awaara, starring Raj Kapoor while Mera Joota Hai Japani is a popular number from the 1955 Bollywood film Shree 420 that also had Kapoor in the lead role.

"Both the songs were played during the lunch and they received wide applause," a diplomat said.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi represented India at the Summit where India and Pakistan were made full members of the grouping.

-With PTI inputs.

First published: 10 June 2017, 12:39 IST
 
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