Tue, 22 Feb 2022 10:17 PM IST
Dodoma/New Delhi | Jagran Trending Desk: Kili Paul, the Tanzanian social media star known for his lip-syncing videos on Bollywood songs, has been honoured by the High Commission of India in Tanzania.
In a post on Twitter on Monday, Indian High Commissioner to Tanzania, Binaya Pradhan, shared photographs from Paul's recent visit to the Indian Embassy's office.
"Today had a special visitor at the @IndiainTanzania; famous Tanzanian artist Kili Paul has won millions of hearts in India for his videos lip-syncing to popular Indian film songs #IndiaTanzania," Pradhan tweeted.
Paul thanked the High Commissioner for the gesture as he wrote on his Instagram Stories, "Thank you so much High Commissioner of India.
Paul thanked his fans after being felicitated by Binaya Pradhan, the Indian High Commissioner in Tanzania. “I’m so happy being honoured by the HIGH COMMISSIONER OF INDIA IN TANZANIA its a pleasure meeting u Sir and thanks to everyone there for being nice with me and I love u my Indian supporter without u I wouldn’t be here more to come JAI HIND,” Paul wrote on Instagram.
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Paul and his sister Neema have earned a special place among Indian internet users over past many months. Paul shot to fame after his lip-sync video on the song "Raatan Lambiyan" from Siddharth Malhotra and Kiara Advani-starrer "Shershaah" with sister Neena Paul went viral on social media last year.
Since then, he has posted numerous videos where he was lip-syncing to many popular Bollywood songs and that has helped him in amassing 2.2 million followers on Instagram.
He is followed by popular Indian film celebrities including Ayushmann Khurrana, Gul Panag and Richa Chadha.