Boman Kohinoor, the owner of Mumbai’s iconic Britannia & Co. restaurant finally met the British Royal family, fulfilling the 93-year-old fan’s dream. Prince William and Kate Middleton invited Kohinoor for an out-of-schedule meeting at The Taj Mahal Palace Mumbai.
“I met Their Royal Highnesses this evening at the Taj. They were very kind and asked me about my restaurant and my favourite dishes there,” Kohinoor was quoted saying. “I told them: give my love to the Queen, and to their children Prince George and Princess Charlotte, too. I wish I had more time to speak, but I’m thankful for this opportunity.”
The royal meeting took place after a video by Condé Nast Traveller went viral. In the film, Kohinoor, who calls himself “the Royal family’s fan number 1, invited them to his restaurant for a meal.
In just three days, Kohinoor’s invitation was liked, shared and tweeted by thousands across the world.
At Kohinoor's restaurant there are life-size portraits of the Queen, Prince William with Kate Middleton. Well, this fan moment was totally endearing!