Meeting Pop Legend Michael Jackson in person of course makes for an unforgettable moment. Not many have been lucky to have had this opportunity. Bollywood actor Anupam Kher though is among those lucky people who could meet the pop star and even share a frame with him. The actor recently shared the pictures posing with Michael Jackson on Instagram and penned a long note sharing his experience. Anupam Kher could meet MJ in the year 1996 when he visited India. The veteran actor recalled that he broke the barricade to meet his favourite.
Calling Michael Jackson a magician, Anupam Kher narrated how a set of special guests were invited to meet the pop star when he was in India. He wrote, "Story of this picture!! When Michael Jackson visited India in 1996 a group of selected people were invited to meet him exclusively at Oberoi hotel gardens. I was also the lucky one. Thanks to Bharat Bhai Shah. There was a small stage set up in the garden with a barricade for the special guests. MJ walked down from his suite and stood on the improvised stage with his bodyguards."
Further, Anupam Kher mentioned that the guests were in complete awe of MJ and he was the one who mustered guts to break the barricade to greet the singer. The veteran wrote, "There was silence and sense of awe among the selected guests. I was looking at this magician who had enthralled and hypnotised the entire universe with his electrifying performances. He was just few feet away from me. I wanted to capture this moment. So I broke the barricade jumped on the stage and almost hugged MJ. The bodyguards rushed towards me and before they could pick me up bodily Bharat Bhai Shah in panic introduced me to Michael Jackson as the biggest actor in India. He immediately and politely bent down and shook a jubilant me’s hands. And my history was captured in this picture. Sometimes you have to make an effort to create Kucch Bhi Ho Sakta Hai moments. Jai Ho!! "
How we envy Anupam Kher right now! (Also Read: Shashi Tharoor Quotes Anupam Kher’s 2012 Tweet On Patriotism; Latter Calls It Proof Of The Politician's ‘Unemployment’)
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