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Posted by Jasmine on November 04, 2010

Recently Hollywood’s acclaimed actor Robert Downey Jr of ‘Iron Man’ and ‘Sherlock Holmes’ surprised everyone by declaring in his interview that he’s not just aware of Aamir but is also a fan of the amazingly talented Indian actor.

"I happened to see Lagaan and believe Aamir Khan was extra-ordinary," said Downey Jr.

He went on to add that he instantly became Aamir’s fan after watching his Oscar nominated film and believes, Aamir is ‘Tom Hanks of India.’

Downey’s other interests
Apparently, Downey not just likes the Indian actor but is also quite interested in knowing more about Indian culture. He’s even considering visiting the country.

"India is a land waiting to happen for me and I would love to visit it as soon as I get a chance. All that comes to mind when I hear of this country is diversity, vibrancy and Bollywood boogie,” said the talented actor.

When asked what he knows about Indian beauty, the actor went on to explain, "What comes to my mind first if I were to describe Indian women would be dark eyes and hair which attracts me most."

And for what turns him on/off about a woman, Robert stated, "I guess intelligence... oh forget it, I can't fool nobody — she's got to be HOT! For put offs, I would say ... probably a blonde, oh no wait they are fun.”

About Downey Jr
Robert Downey Jr is born in Manhattan, New York, on April 4, 1965 and is younger of two children.

His father Robert Downey Sr is an actor, writer, producer, cinematographer and director while his mother Elsie Ford is also an actress.

Before deciding to start his full-fledged career in films in 1982, he used to star in his father’s films from the very young age.


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