“Are you feeling patriotic?” asked the master of ceremonies just before Prime Minister Narendra Modi took the stage at London's Wembley stadium in London after an evening of Indian culture refracted through a Bollywood-Harrow lens. Even British Prime Minister David Cameron seemed content to play the subordinate role of warm-up artist, as he greeted the largely Gujarati audience with a cheery, "Kem cho, Wembley?"

The stagey nature of the extravaganza so overwhelmed the masters of ceremony, one of them referred to Modi as a “bada kalaakar”, a big performer.

The event provided social media users rich fodder for humour. Here is a selection.