New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Australian actor Travis Jeffery says he got to know about the stardom of Indian veteran actor Dharmendra through Google.
The actor, who is working with the Indian cine icon in short film “Dream Catcher”, added that he decided not to watch his films to avoid getting nervous in front of him.
“I did Google his name. I found out that he was a legend. I thought that I will watch his films but then I thought it will make to nervous knowing how good he is,a Jeffery told IANS on Friday here.
Jeffery, who also stars in “Pirates of the Caribbean – Salazar’s Revenge”, will be seen as love interest of actress Pooja Priyanka.
The actor says Pooja talked about Dharmendra a lot and that made it “obvious how much of a superstar he was”.
The 20-minute film, which was shot in Delhi and the next schedule is expected to be in Mumbai, narrates a love story and puts the focus on the role technology plays in a relationship.
It was Jeffery’s first visit to the country. The actor says he was amazed by the dedication of Indian cast and crew.
Talking about his experience, the 28-year-old said: “It was an honour and privilege to shoot in such a beautiful country. It was such an extraordinary experience…I am so looking forward to come back again.”
The actor, who has seen films like “Slumdog Millionaire” and aceThe Lunchbox”, added: “I think Bollywood is a lot faster…I was amazed by hard working cast and crew.”
“Dream Catcher” is an Indo-Australian project, being made in collaboration with Australia-based producers Rishi Raj Films and Kinopticon Productions. Being helmed by Santoshh Shivamm, aceDream Catcher” is written by Rahul B. Seth.
Shivamm is excited about his debut film.
“This is my debut film and I have tried to make the vision betteraWe only had money to make a short film,” Shivamm said.
Seth feels Dharmendra’s presence has put more value to the project.
This is published unedited from the IANS feed.