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Hollywood actor Richard Gere meets PM Modi

Hollywood actor Richard Gere meets PM Modi

Gere, who started his acting career in the 1970s, has lately become an active supporter of "free Tibet" movement led by the Dalai Lama.

New Delhi: Renowned Hollywood actor and activist Richard Gere on Monday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Gere, who started his acting career in the 1970s, has lately become an active supporter of "free Tibet" movement led by the Dalai Lama.

He has become a practicing Tibetan Buddhist and is a persistent advocate for human rights in Tibet.

He is a co-founder of the Tibet House, creator of The Gere Foundation, and Chairman of the Board of Directors for the International Campaign for Tibet.

first published:January 05, 2015, 19:17 IST