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‘Hindustan zindabad tha, hai aur rahega,’ PM Modi tweets after meeting actor-turned-politician Sunny Deol

Sunny Deol will be contesting on the BJP ticket from Gurdaspur seat which was earlier held by Vinod Khanna

On Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met actor Sunny Deol, who is the BJP’s candidate from Gurudaspur constituency of Punjab.

As PM Modi met the actor-turned-politician, he tweeted not only a photograph of him being with Sunny Deol but also posted a famous dialogue of Deol – “Hindustan Zindabad Tha, Hai Aur Rahega”.

The prime minister said that he was struck by the actor’s humility and deep passion for a better India and also “rooted for his victory in Gurdaspur”.

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“What struck me about Sunny Deol is his humility and deep passion for a better India. Happy to have met him today. We are all rooting for his victory in Gurdaspur!” he posted on Twitter.

The popular dialogue from the movie ‘Gadar’ has been a cult classic across the country in which actor Sunny Deol had played the role of a ‘nationalist’.

During a roadshow on Saturday in Barmer, Rajasthan a huge crowd gathered to catch a glimpse of the actor-politician Sunny Deol and played his famous dialogue from the movie ‘Gadar’ – “Hindustan zindabad tha, zindabad hai, zindabad rahega” in the background as he waved at the crowd.

Earlier this week, actor Sunny Deol followed his footsteps of his step-mother Hema Malini and joined the Bharatiya Janata Party. He will be contesting from Gurdaspur. The popular actor, renowned for his roles in superhit movies such a Gadar and Ghatak.

Late actor Vinod Khanna was representing the Gurudaspur constituency till his death in 2017. Vinod Khanna had won Gurudaspur constituency four times in 1998, 1999, 2004 and 2014 making him one of the most successful Bollywood actors in electoral politics.

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