September 15, 2009AsideCentral Asiafilmsforeign policyhumourRussiasoft powerTajikistan

Weekday Squib: Jimmy Jimmy in Tajikistan

What would India’s soft power be without Bappi?

This is an archived blog post from The Acorn.

In its June 2009 edition, the Proceedings of the Centre for Soft Power Studies reported how Jimmy Zingchak holds sway over the people of Kazakhstan. Today it brings to your attention the wonderful Tajik Jimmy—whose career mirrors that of the Jimmy incarnation. Baimurat Allaberiyev, who herded sheep for a salary of one lamb per month is now rocking Russia.

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