BTS Jimin sent stan twitter into a tizzy when he mentioned in a recent V-live that 2009 Bollywood blockbuster “3 Idiots” is one of the films he watched and really liked. Vidhu Vinod Chopra Productions (VVC) even acknowledged this with ‘purple hearts’ (the official color for BTS). However, this is hardly the first time Korean celebrities have mentioned their affection for Indian cinema. Here are 12 more instances of the same.
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- BTS RM
Shortly after BTS Jimin V-live trended. Rolling Stones senior journalist and video producer Riddhi Chakraborty mentioned on her twitter that BTS RM too mentioned “3 Idiots” as a favourite of his.
2. GOT7 Jackson and Jinyoung
GOT7 Jackson is a self-confessed Bollywood fan and has mentioned his desire to visit the country numerous times before. In a V-live in the past, GOT7 members Jackson and Jinyoung too discussed the uniqueness and diversity of the Hindi film industry.
3. EXO Lay
EXO’s Lay took his affinity for Bollywood by acting in an Indo-Chinese film “Kung-Fu Yoga”. The film is headlined by Disha Patani, Amyra Dastur and the megastar Jackie Chan himself!
4. WannaOne Lai-Kuan Lin
Taiwanese rapper and singer and former WannaOne member too mentioned his love for the 2009 coming of age Bollywood blockbuster “3 Idiots” when he mentioned about it on his official Instagram account.
5. Super Junior Yesung and Heechul
Super Junior’s superstars have also mentioned their love for Aamir Khan starrer “3 Idiots” and also another Aamir Khan film 2008 thriller, “Ghajini”.
6. MAMAMOO Solar
Mamamoo’s leader extraordinare Solar recommends viewers to watch Aamir Khan headlined film 2016’s socio-drama “Dangal” via her official YouTube channel.
7. South Korea’s Honorable First lady
Mamamoo Solar isn’t the only fan of Aamir Khan’s film “Dangal”, South Korea’s honorable first lady; Kim Jung-Sook too expressed her affection for the film and invited the real-life Phogat sisters for tea!
8. Baek Jin-Hee
South Korean actress who is known for K – dramas like “High Kick: Revenge of the short legged”, “Empress Ki” and “Jugglers” is a self-confessed ShahRukh Khan fan and 2007 sports drama film “Chak De India” is her favorite.
K-pop rising star expressed her liking for India and mentioned Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra as her favorite too.
The six member K-pop group In2it mentioned 2019 hip-hop drama “Gully Boy” and “Aamir Khan films as their favorites and appreciate Indian culture a lot. In addition they also covered ‘Bole Chudiyan’ from “Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham” in their debut India concert.
11. KARD’s J Seph
Kard’s talented J Seph mentioned he likes the soundtrack of Shahrukh Khan headlined “Rab ne bana di Jodi”.
K-pop group VAV have expressed their deep love for “3 Idiots” and expressed their desire to collaborate with Aamir Khan too!