Bhubaneswar: During ‘Mann ki Baat’ on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi mentioned Kili Paul and Neema, who have who created ripples on social media by lip syncing several Indian songs. Talking about Indian culture and heritage, Modi introduced Kili and Neema to India who are Internet sensations for their love for Indian music.
“They have a passion, a craze for Indian music and for this reason they are also very popular. Their technique of Lip Sync shows how hard they work at it. Recently, a video of him singing our National Anthem ‘Jana Gana Mana’ on the occasion of Republic Day went viral. A few days ago, he also paid a soulful tribute to Lata didi by presenting her song. I really appreciate these two siblings Kili and Nima very much for their wonderful creativity,” Modi said.
A few days ago, Kili was honoured at the Indian Embassy in Tanzania. The magic of Indian music is such that it fascinates everyone, the PM said, adding, “I recall, a few years ago, singers-musicians from more than one hundred and fifty countries of the world, in their respective countries, in their respective costumes, made a successful presentation of ‘Vaishnav Jan’, the beloved bhajan of revered Bapu, the favourite composition of Mahatma Gandhi.”
After being praised by the Indian PM, Paul thanked Modi for the appreciation with a post on Instagram. “I’m so happy for this and thank u Sir @narendramodi. I’m so mind blown to wake up to such beautiful news, this inspired me a million times,” he stated.