Action star Jackie Chan thrilled his Indian fans in New Delhi on June 18 as he inaugurated the China Film Festival.
Jackie Chan Inaugurates China Film Festival 2013 in India
The audience couldn’t stop chanting his name or taking his photos and filming the event on their cell phones. The standing ovation did not stop after he appeared on stage.
Jackie Chan Inaugurates China Film Festival
A touched Jackie greeted fans with a traditional Namaste and then went on to say that it was the love from his fans which kept him going and taking risks as he performed the stunts in his movies.
He also entertained the crowd by breaking into a Chinese song which, he explained, was about love for your homeland.
Jackie Chan Inaugurates China Film Festival in India
Jackie then went on to applaud the China Film Festival, saying that it would help India understand Chinese cinema and that a similar Indian Film Festival should be held in China the following year so that the Chinese could benefit likewise.
The festival will go on for a total of six days and will feature films that portray Chinese cinema in all aspects. It took off with a screening of Jackie’s latest film Chinese Zodiac.