Rishi Sunak, on Tuesday became Britain's third Prime Minister this year. The Oxford University and Stanford graduate is also the first person of colour and the first man of Indian origin to hold the top job. Cheering for the same along with netizens Bollywood celebs too started pouring in their congratulatory messages for the new PM. One of the special wish was of Neetu Kapoor.
She shared a picture of Rishi Raj Sunak on Instagram Stories and wrote, "Rishi Raj Sunak' getting cheap thrills with the name.” The soon-to-be Britain PM's name is same as Neetu's late actor husband, Rishi Kapoor. She further wrote, “Amar, Akbar and Anthony plot! A Muslim mayor of London, a Hindu Prime Minister, and a Christian King. How is thatttt!”
She referred it because, Rishi Sunk is the first Indian-origin Prime Minister of the UK and is a Hindu by religion. The region's King is honourable King Charles III, a Christian. And Sadiq Khan is London Mayor who is a Muslim.
While megastar Amitabh Bachchan shared a cool picture of himself in a black tracksuit with a hoodie on Instagram. He wrote, “Jai Bharat... now the UK finally has a new viceroy as its Prime Minister from the Mother Country.”
Raveena Tandon reacted to the news on Twitter. She wrote in reply to a tweet by ANI, “Diwali seems to be special this year ! #IndiaVsPak2022 #rishisunak so be it good for everyone .. may you all achieve what you all set out for , May all your dreams come true.”
For the unversed , Rishi Raj, 42, won the won the race to lead the Conservative Party and is now set to become Britain's first prime minister of Indian origin and its youngest leader in modern times.