First Lady of South Korea to meet Dangal girls, Phogat family in Delhi
New Delhi, July 9: The first lady of South Korea Kim Jung-sook will meet Dangal girls as she has liked the film very much and will also meet the Phogat family. President of South Korea Moon Jee-in is coming to India on his three-day maiden visit along with the first lady.
Dronacharya award winner Mahavir Singh Phogat has confirmed the meeting. He said that President of South Korea Moon Jee-in and the first lady Kim Jung-sook have plans to meet Phogat family during their visit to India. He said that they will meet the Phogat family at Oberoi Hotel in the afternoon at 2.30 on tea.
Father of Commonwealth Games gold medalists Geeta Phogat and Babita Phogat said that first lady of Korea expressed her wish to meet the Phogat family after seeing Dangal film. She wrote an email to Phogat family to expressing her desire to meet the family. They said that both Geeta and Babita will meet the first lady of South Korea in Indian attire. All the four Phogat sisters and their family members will be present during the meeting. As per Geeta and Babita, besides sports they will discuss India and South Korea relations.
This is to mention that Indian films are very popular in South Korea so much so that just before India visit to South Korean President, the first Lady of the country watched Dangal along with the Indian students in South Korea.
It is said that the first lady turned emotional on quite some occasion while watching the movie. She said after watching the movie that there are many similarities between both the countries. Both the countries have similar culture and family values are also similar besides connecting link of Budhdhism that originated in India.