Jeremy Irons wants to work with Masumeh|
7 Sep 2008, 0019 hrs IST, SHARIN WADER ,TNN
Photo: Masumeh (TOI)
Actress Masumeh, whose Saas Bahu Aur Sensex is
ready for release, may not be box-office news yet in Bollywood, but abroad... she’s drawing the interest of people like
The award-winning British actor, who’s done films like Man With The Iron Mask, Kingdom of
Heaven, and Poseidon’s Fury: Escape From the Lost City, has struck a strange
friendship in the Bollywood hottie.
Masumeh, who had gone to Italy to do Matteo Morazza’s project,
bumped into Irons at a party thrown by the Italian filmmaker. Others like John
Putch, director of Pursuit of Happyness, were also present but it was Irons who
singled out Masumeh. They had met before and he remembered her. “That was when I
had done the
German film Gate to Heaven but he had not seen it,” Masumeh said.
This time, Irons started the conversation by telling the Bollywood
actress, “I watched your film and really liked you in it.” Masumeh said, “I was
floored by his compliment.” Irons was further stunned by her impeccable English.
“He couldn’t believe I was Indian. I told him we speak better English in India
than the English themselves,” laughed Masumeh.
Apparently, Irons also evinced an interest in Bollywood. “He said he
had heard a lot about the booming Indian market and told me that we should work
together,” said Masumeh, adding that Irons has called her to London to “talk
Article found at www.timesofindia.indiatimes.com
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