Microsoft founder Bill Gates in his blog thegatenotes had expressed his wish to meet Aamir Khan, sparking off speculations why he wants to meet the Bollywood actor.
The world's richest person had blogged why meeting Aamir Khan is one of the three agendas of his visits to India. He stated that he would like to "meet Aamir Khan to talk about child nutrition and how we can make a world where all is well". The other agendas of Gates's visit are to celebrate more than two years of zero polio cases and to discuss how Indian-made vaccines can save lives in other countries too.
Bill Gates in his blog stated that he is looking forward to meet Aamir Khan, the Bollywood star and activist. "I want to hear about his work as a UNICEF ambassador for child nutrition. I also want to hear about his TV show, Satyameva Jayate (Truth Alone Prevails) which is shining a light on some critical issues facing India. And maybe, if I'm lucky, He'll show me a few dance moves."
He also shared a link to the famous All Izz Well, song from the popular movie, "3 Idiots" in the blog.
Gates fulfilled his wish on Thursday and met Khan in a question-answer session held by Pronnoy Roy and discussed in detail regarding better sanitation facilities and the scope of the new Indian-made vaccine Rotavac.
Bill Gates visits the country often and sees it as having an interesting position. "It (India) has both a deep understanding of the challenges and great capacity to help solve them. India's cities are flush with highly educated people working in well-funded labs, as well as extremely poor communities like the slum in Uttar Pradesh that I visited last year. That makes the country an ideal place to understand both the problems and the solutions", said Gates.