PM Modi meets Australian singer and makes him hear ‘Naatu-Naatu’

Guy Theodore Sebastian, a well-known Australian singer, expressed his happiness and honour at meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday. Sebastian added that they had spoken about his Kanpur-born mother.

Highlighting about his experience of meeting the Prime Minister, the artist said, “It is an incredible honour to meet his excellency. We talked about a whole bunch of things. He was so warm and kind and listened to everything with such respect. We talked about music and he showed me a song which has gone viral, called ‘Naatu Naatu’. So, it’s something that I am going to go and learn. We talked about my mother who is from Kanpur.”

PM Modi is in Australia for three days. On the third and final part of PM Modi’s three-nation tour, he will go to Australia. After 2014, this is the Indian prime minister’s second trip to the nation.

Theodore Guy Sebastian was the Australian Idol winner in 2003, and from 2000 to 2009, his debut hit, “Angels Brought Me Here,” was among the best-selling tracks in the nation. From 2010 to 2012, he also served as a judge on the Australian version of the reality competition The X Factor. Along with other well-known American performers, Sebastian has also collaborated with Brian McKnight, Robin Thicke, Steve Cropper, John Mayer, Jordin Sparks, Eve, and Lupe Fiasco.

His music got a lot of attention, and he was nominated for 34 ARIA Awards and won seven of them, notably Best Pop Release and Best Live Act.

After ending his visit to Papua New Guinea, Prime Minister Narendra Modi began the third and last leg of his three-nation tour on Monday by arriving in Sydney. When PM Modi arrived in Sydney, officials including Australian High Commissioner to India Barry O’Farrell welcomed him.