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This 93-Year-Old Man Asked The Internet To Help Him Meet Kate Middleton, And It Worked

Dreams do come true.

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Boman Kohinoor is the 93-year-old owner of the iconic Britannia café in Mumbai and a HUGE fan of the British royal family.

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When Prince William and Kate Middleton announced that they would be visiting India for a tour, Conde Naste Traveller started a hashtag campaign to help Kohinoor get a chance to meet them in person.

Conde Naste Traveller

His story was shared by thousands of people, including celebrities who wanted nothing more than to make his wish come true.

https://t.co/q7kSEtL702 and just to add to that I hope this landmark and sweet old man is recognised by TRHS! @CNTIndia

And it all paid off when Kohinoor was invited by the royal couple for a special out-of-schedule meeting to their hotel on their first day in Mumbai.

The British Deputy High Commission Mumbai / Via cntraveller.in

"Their Royal Highnesses were very kind and asked me about my restaurant and my favourite dishes there,” Kohinoor told Condé Nast Traveller.

"I told them: give my love to the Queen, and to [your] children Prince George and Princess Charlotte, too. I wish I had more time to speak, but I’m thankful for this opportunity," he added.
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"I told them: give my love to the Queen, and to [your] children Prince George and Princess Charlotte, too. I wish I had more time to speak, but I’m thankful for this opportunity," he added.