Shalom Bollywood: Big B welcomes PM Netanyahu

ANI | Updated: Jan 18, 2018 22:17 IST

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Jan 18 (ANI): Megastar Amitabh Bachchan extended a warm welcome to Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara Netanyahu at an exclusive 'Shalom Bollywood' evening on Thursday.

While addressing the audience at the event, the 'PINK' star said, "The Indian film industry is more than a hundred years old and is flourishing and doing extremely well. India produces more than a 1500 films every year, which is four times what Hollywood produces and twice as much as comes out of China."

Netanyahu, in his address, spoke about Big B and Bollywood, and said, "I learnt that Amitabh Bachchan has a larger fan following than me on social media. You guys are a big deal. The world loves Bollywood. We love Bollywood. We want Bollywood in Israel."

The 'Piku' star and other Bollywood personalities - Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Karan Johar, Subhash Ghai, Imtiaz Ali, Ronnie Screwvala, Sara Ali Khan - who also graced the event clicked a selfie with Netanyahu and his wife. (ANI)