Shabana Azmi meets Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif at a steel tycoon Sajjan Jindal's party

Written by PTI | New Delhi | Updated: May 28 2014, 19:56pm hrs
Veteran actress Shabana Azmi met Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif at a tea party hosted by a steel tycoon here last evening.

The 63-year-old actress said she was delighted to know Sharif, who was in the Capital to attend PM Narendra Modi's swearing-in on May 26, is an admirer of her father Kaifi Azmi, singers Mohammed Rafi and Lata Mangeshkar.

"Over tea at Sajjan Jindals... Met Nawaz Sharif yesterday. Delighted that he is fan of Kaifi saab, Lataji and Mohd Rafi," Shabana posted on Twitter.

The National award-winning actress said during her tete-a-tete with Sharif, they discussed about the possibility of co-productions between the two countries.

"I said we need Indo-Pak co-productions... Nawaz Sharif said he gives his full support for films as co-productions between India and Pakistan. He brings message of peace and encourages exchanges," Shabana said.