Prime Minister Narendra Modi is celebrating his 67th birthday on September 17. The renowned politician has been one of the most significant personalities of the country who has taken several crucial steps for the betterment of the nation.
PM Modi has not just focused on empowering the young generation but has also focused on developing every segment of the society, from infrastructure to corporate sector, be it with his Make In India campaign or Swachch Bharat Abhiyaan among many others.
PM Modi's ideology has indeed made him one of the most popular politicians in the country and his fans include not just the 'aam aadmi' but also members of the film fraternity.
So, as the Prime Minister turns a year older today, we give you a look at Narendra Modi's Bollywood connections.
Priyanka Chopra meets PM Modi in Berlin
Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Berlin, Germany in May this year. The diva was in the country to promote her Hollywood debut Baywatch while PM Modi was on a four-nation tour of Germany, Spain, Russia, and France aimed at boosting bilateral economic engagements with them and inviting more investment for India's transformation.
Priyanka's meeting with Modi caught the limelight as the diva was trolled for wearing a one-piece dress.
Akshay Kumar meets PM Modi to discuss Toilet: Ek Prem Katha
Akshay Kumar, whose latest release Toilet: Ek Prem Katha has won him several accolades, met Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss his movie.
Interestingly, Toilet: Ek Prem Katha was inspired by PM Modi's Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. The national award-winning actor stated that he was overjoyed when the title of the film brought a smile on Mr. Modi’s face.
"His smile at just the title made my day!" he said.
PM Modi welcomes Adnan Sami’s daughter Medina
Popular singer Adnan Sami, who became a proud father to Medina, met Prime Minister Narendra Modi lately. Sami was accompanied by his wife Roya and also shared sweets with him which they had brought from the city of Medina.
In the meeting that lasted 40 minutes, PM Modi has been seen bonding and playing with Medina. "Sharing the sweets of our first born daughter Medina with the Prime Minister whom I respect and look up to was an emotional moment for me and my wife… we will cherish this moment all our lives," said Adnan.
Kajol's meeting with Narendra Modi
Kajol is one of the Bollywood actresses who is not just active on the work front but is also seen participating in several social campaigns including Help A Child Reach 5 campaign.
The diva even met PM Modi last year regarding the campaign which creates awareness about the importance of good hand washing habits around the world.
About her meeting with Modi, the actress had said, "It went off really well. One of the main things he (Modi) came up with… he said ‘It’s not habit that you are changing but it’s their thought process…telling them this is good and this is bad."
PM Modi attends wedding of Shatrughan Sinha's son Kussh
Actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha's son Kussh tied the knot with Taruna Agrawal, who hails from a London-based NRI family in January 2015 and PM Modi was one of the special guests at the wedding.
PM Modi shares a cordial relation with Shatrughan Sinha, a former Union Minister, and BJP MP from Patna. Actress Sonakshi Sinha even shared a picture from the wedding ceremony in which Modi is seen with the newly-wed couple.