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Arnold Schwarzenegger discovers India
February 3, 2012 07:41:49 PM IST IBNS, Glamsham Editorial
It seems that India is the favourite destination for Hollywood biggies with many of them making trips to the country in quick succession.
After heartthrob Tom Cruise and fashion icon Lady Gaga left a lot of eyeballs rolling, Oprah Winfrey's trip also gathered a lot of attention. And before the craze for Oprah had faded, it's another biggie from Hollywood who created a stir in the country.
None other than Arnold Schwarzenegger, Australian-American actor cum politician, made his first trip to India for a special purpose. The 64-year old hunk attended the 12th Delhi Sustainable Development Summit to participate in a green cause of spreading awareness about clean and green energy.
The former Governor of California said that fitness was his crusade since early days of his life and green is his crusade now, adding that he wanted to inspire people for a sustainable living.
Austrian Oak, as he is popularly known as, has been a name synonymous to fitness and bodybuilding and is considered to be the pioneer when it comes to the two.
Like all those from Hollywood who visited India, he too always wanted to come to this land of culture and tradition.
He also presented Abhishek Bachchan a Green Globe award for outstanding contribution to the environmental causes by a celebrity.
He later wrote on his twitter account, 'Congrats on the Green Globe, juniorbachchan. More celebrities should be pumping up green progress. I'll be back, & we should get together.'
The star tweeted his picture on the micro-blogging site and said, 'This is how they greeted me in Delhi.'