Actor Faran Tahir stars in the new film Iron Man, in which he plays Iron Mans evil nemesis, Raza.
Tahir who was a big fan of the Iron Man Marvel Comic as a kid says being on the set of the blockbuster film turned him into a nine-year-old all over again.
He says, There were explosions and chase scenes it was so cool! I was acting like a nine-year-old on the set every day!
Although Tahir has always looked up to Iron Man, he didnt have a problem playing the superheros nemesis, and was able to fight Iron Man star Robert Downey Jr. without a hitch.
He says, I had to put my love for Iron Man on pause. But the whole time I was thinking, Ok, Im fighting Iron Man. This is great! I felt like a kid again.
Tahir was able to share his experience with his own nine-year- old son, who happens to have an action-packed cameo in the film.
Iron Man opens in theaters nationwide this Friday (May 2).
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