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‘Expect Bollywood moves next time I’m on stage’

- Sugandha Rawal

Drew McIntyre’s, who was in India recently for the first time, says he has been left enamoured with the vibrant culture of the country. The WWE superstar says the Indian cuisine and cinema has found a special way to his heart. And he is in no mood to end his love affair with the country.

“I have been looking forward to coming to India for such a long time, and my trip has been great. I love the food. The people are so nice. And there are such passionate wrestling fans. I didn’t take more than five steps without taking a selfie,”

McIntyre tells us.

The wrestler, who is one of the most followed WWE stars of late, was in the country for work, but took out time for all things touristy. He also added a filmi twist to his trip with a meeting with Indian actors John Abraham and Karthi.

Opening up about his love for Bollywood, he says, “I have watched a couple of Bollywood movies, and I have to confess that they are visual thrill rides. In fact, I have been learning some dance moves and trying the local food. I tried vada pav. Someone asked me to skip the green chilli, but I wanted to do it the Indian way, so I ate the chilli, and I survived it,” he chuckles, adding, “I have learned some sweet dance moves. When I get back to the stage, I think you can expect some contempora­ry Bollywood moves from me on TV.” What about entering Bollywood? “Well, that would be awesome and exciting. Maybe this is just phase one for that.” McIntyre also experience­d the country’s love for WWE, which airs in India on Sony Sports. “The passion here is just extraordin­ary. We do have a lot of passionate fans across the world. But Indian fans are extremely passionate, which reminds me of fans back home. But Indian fans are much louder, much nicer,” says the Scottish wrestler.

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