The CEO of Tesla surprisingly shared his love for the Sanjay Leela Bhansali film and the song 'Deewani Mastani' starring Singh and Deepika Padukone.
Elon Musk tweets his appreciation for Ranveer Singh, Bajirao Mastani
Mumbai - 22 Dec 2018 14:00 IST
Tesla CEO Elon Musk is secretly a Hindi film fan. Musk tweeted out a link to the 'Deewani Mastani' song from Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Bajirao Mastani (2015), starring Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone, with two hearts emojis. The tech investor and engineer usually shares news about his company's futuristic products and advancements in science.
Musk's sudden appreciation for the film, surprised Indians on Twitter who quickly began to question him, meme-style, about his taste. His tweet received over 9,000 retweets and 43,000 likes.
All of India right now. pic.twitter.com/grWighHd5A— Abhishek Murarka 🐂💹 (@abhymurarka) December 21, 2018
WHERE DO YOU GET THE TIME? 🙏— Subrahmanyam KVJ (@SuB8u) December 21, 2018
Some even imagined Singh and Padukone's reactions at Musk's interest.
Others questioned if Musk was eyeing the Indian market for next expansion.
Does this mean you’ve started prep work for @Tesla’s India foray? 🤔😉— YourStory (@YourStoryCo) December 22, 2018
Even Eros Now, who co-produced the film, and Voot, its online streaming platform, got into the fun, using Musk's recommendation to promote the film.
From larger than life sets to brilliant acting chops, #BajiraoMastani is a magnum opus you don't want to miss! Even @elonmusk has watched it, what are you waiting for? Watch the film only on #ErosNow@RanveerOfficial | @deepikapadukone | @priyankachopra | #ErosNowQuickie pic.twitter.com/cKUUYPkfUx— Eros Now (@ErosNow) December 22, 2018
The entrepreneur is listed by Forbes magazine as the 54th-richest person in the world. He also founded SpaceX, a company aiming to revolutionize space technology and looking to colonize the planet of Mars.