This foreign minister ‘like’ Hindi films and claims that ‘Naatu Naatu’ is quite popular in his country
New Delhi – Park Jin, who came in Delhi on Friday for a two-day visit, said the Oscar-winning song ‘Naatu Naatu’ is quite famous in his country and that he is a lover of Bollywood films
“You should know that the Naatu Naatu dance is quite famous in Korea. I saw the film myself…Rise, Roar, and Revolt is a terrific film, as is the story. “I thought it was an extraordinary story about the Indian people and history,” Jin told India Media.
He listed 3 Idiots, Chennai Express, and RRR as his three favourite Indian movies to show his appreciation for Bollywood movies. The first two of them are Hindi movies, whilst RRR is mostly a Telugu movie that was also dubbed and released in other Indian languages.
Regarding the Naatu Naatu dance performed by the Korean embassy staff, the minister was pleased that the embassy paid “special attention” to the song and the movie (RRR) and that the staff had shown India’s citizens their native music, singing, and dancing.
Aap logon se milkar achcha laga…’
The minister also introduced himself in Hindi. “Namaste, aap logon se milkar achcha laga. Mera naam Park Jin hai, main Korea ka foreign minister hoon (Namaste, it was wonderful to meet you all. I am Park Jin, and I am the foreign minister of [South] Korea,” he said.
The two nations’ diplomatic connections will have been established for fifty years in 2023. Jin described South Korea’s relationship with India as “essential.”