Noted Indian film actor Sanjay Dutt paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her official Ganabhaban residence in the capital on Thursday evening.
PM’s Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim briefed reporters after the meeting.
He said Sanjay Dutt handed over a number of photos of an Indian cultural delegation which they had taken with Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and his family members during their (cultural team) visit to Bangladesh immediately after independence.
Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar, Sanjay Dutt’s father and eminent Indian film actor-turned politician Sunil Dutt were, among others, in the cultural team, the press secretary added.
Ihsanul Karim said the prime minister recalled India’s unequivocal support to Bangladesh’s liberation war.
Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud and PM’s private sector development affairs advisor Salman F Rahman was present at the meeting, among others.