Adding more firsts to the many in the kitty, the team of Happy New Year is the first Indian film team to visit the Google Headquarter and Twitter Headquarter in San Jose, USA.
At Google HQ:
Director Farah Khan, Actress Deepika Padukone, Actors Shah Rukh Khan, Abhishek Bachchan, Boman Irani and Vivaan Shah went to Google HQ first in the Silicon Valley. They were welcomed by a flash mob by Google employees who danced on HNY songs. Then the team was taken by Sunder Pichai, The World Head of Android, for a Google Hangout which was done in front of a packed house of Google employees. The Google office was full of many fans of all the stars who didn’t hesitate in showing their love by screaming out their favourite stars’ name time and again.
SRK spoke about the beginning of his career, how he finds inspiration in ordinary and simple and what makes a person successful. Abhishek spoke about Mr Amitabh Bachchan and that Mr Bachchan was jealous of Abhishek for being at the Google office and not him. Abhishek also shared his excitement of being amongst the employee of Google and rapped Ek Main Aur Ek Tu Hai for them. Farah shared her happiness of bring team HNY to Google HQ. Boman and Vivaan shared the excitement. Sundar Pichai ended the conversation on the note that he was very happy that team HNY took out time to visit their office and how he has never seen his office so excited earlier.
At Twitter HQ:
The next stop of the day for Team HNY was the Twitter HQ. The team was welcomed by Dick Constolo, CEO of Twitter and then they clicked a fun selfie. The team was gifted jacket with their Twitter Handles printed on it. Rishi Jaitley, India Head for Twitter then took the Team for an interaction with the employees of Twitter. With a packed house and cheers and shouts the team was welcomed and the trailer of HNY was played for all.
Team HNY shared their experience of being on Twitter, the first time they signed up for it and how Twitter is a part of their daily lives. Rishi Jaitley Tweeted, “@iamsrk one day later, the company is still in awe of your visit. Means a lot that you and team took time to visit us at Twitter.”
Happy New Year is a rollicking, flamboyant, colourful, witty, action-packed musical bonanza. The film is produced by Red Chillies Entertainments Pvt Ltd and distributed by Yash Raj Films worldwide. HNY will release on 23rd October 2014 in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu languages.