Why Should You Never Come In Between Prime Minister Modi And A Camera? Just Ask Zuckerberg

28/09/2015 11:33 PM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:25 AM IST

We all know Narendra Modi loves the camera. He has selfies at almost every event, proving that he is anything but camera shy.

From this footage, it appears that the Indian Prime Minister clearly won't let anything (or anyone) steal his moment in the flash err.. limelight. Even if it is the CEO of Facebook.

When the Prime Minister of India recently met Mark Zuckerberg in New York, shutterbugs were quite happy to feature two very powerful people in the same frame. But it was not to be. Modi was all smiles and handshakes until he realised that Zuckerbeg was potentially (and unintentionally) covering a flashy-worthy angle. The unfortunate CEO was then firmly gripped just above the elbow by Modi, and steered firmly to the side.

In case you didn't get a close enough look at the not-so-subtle grip-and-steer move that Modi adopted:

Not unlike a naughty child, Zuckerberg was quite literally put in his place, while a beaming Modi posed for yet another picture. Moral of the story: Never, ever get in between Modi and the camera.

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