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Classic song about international harmony, Mera Joota Hai Japani, played at SCO summit

Classic Bollywood numbers Awaara Hoon and Mera Joota Hai Japani from movies starring Raj Kapoor received loud applause from leaders attending the SCO Summit in Astana on Friday.

bollywood Updated: Jun 09, 2017 20:53 IST
Mera Joota Hai Japani is a popular number from the 1955 Bollywood film Shree 420.
Mera Joota Hai Japani is a popular number from the 1955 Bollywood film Shree 420.

Classic Bollywood numbers Awaara Hoon and Mera Joota Hai Japani from movies starring Raj Kapoor received loud applause from leaders attending the SCO Summit in Astana on Friday.

The two songs were played during the lunch at the banque 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.

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