Los Angeles, Nov 25 (PTI) Actor Bradley Cooper has revealed that he pretended to be drunk while shooting for his directorial debut “A Star is Born”. Also Read - Katrina Kaif is All Hearts Over Priyanka Chopra Jonas' Sultry Throwback Pictures From Vanity Fair

The 43-year-old actor told Vanity Fair that he chose to direct the film in a fake inebriated state in order to maintain the consistency of character. Also Read - Priyanka Chopra in Red Lace Gown at Vanity Fair Party is What You Call Style With Elegance

“Especially the Grammy scene… Thank God the actors were willing to allow me to direct them sort of in that state because it was easier to stay in that space,” Cooper said. Also Read - Lady Gaga Wells up as She Bags Her First Oscar Award For Shallow From A Star Is Born

“It just took me a little longer to communicate what I wanted,” he added.

Cooper played Jackson Maine, an established singer-songwriter and an alcoholic, in the film alongside singer Lady Gaga.

“A Star is Born” was released in October this year.

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