By Hindustan Times
Russia's love affair for iconic Raj Kapoor was amply evident when the Presidential orchestra regaled visiting Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at a luncheon banquet hosted by President Dmitry Medvedev at the Kremlin.
The Prime Minister and his wife Gursharan Kaur were entertained by two hit numbers from Raj Kapoor-starrer films on Friday rendered by the orchestra.
Singh and his wife were touched by the songs, whose music were composed by Shankar-Jaikishan duo, and went up to the orchestra and complimented them.
The orchestra played Main Awara Hoon from the 1951 movie Awara, which was the most popular film in the erstwhile Soviet Union, and Jeena Yahan Marna Yahan from Mera Naam Joker (1970) that has in its cast Russian act