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Indian actor Prashant Rai on working in The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Prashant, who is playing a tourist in the movie, recalls sharing screen space with Hollywood actors Jamie Foxx, Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone. Prashant, who is playing a tourist in the movie, recalls sharing screen space with Hollywood actors Jamie Foxx, Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone.
Written by Muhammad Zulqarnain Zulfi , Edited by Sarika Sharma | New Delhi | Posted: April 21, 2014 4:05 pm | Updated: April 25, 2014 7:20 am

Indian actor Prashant Rai is all set to make his debut in Hollywood with Marc Webb’s ‘The Amazing Spiderman 2′ which releases in May.

Prashant, who is playing a tourist in the movie, recalls sharing screen space with Hollywood actors Jamie Foxx, Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone.

Prashant said the experience of working with the Hollywood actors is an unforgettable one.

Originally from Jharkhand and settled in Manhattan, Prashant Rai says he has got a perfect break anyone could have asked for.

Prashant will be seen playing a tourist who is caught in the fight between Spider-Man (Andrew Garfiel) and the villain Electro, played by Jamie Foxx. The scene is set in Times Square and some of his role has been shot in the Gold Coast studio in Long Island.

Talking about his experience of shooting for ‘The Amazing Spiderman 2, Prashant Rai said: “Everything is simply magnanimous. The set is extravagant, you have eight huge cranes lifting the Spiderman, the whole look and feel, being a part of the huge battle between Spiderman and Electro. The experience of working in minus 5 degree temperatures, windy nights with an excellence par crew, it is unforgettable for any actor. And above all this is my debut film so it is an experience of a lifetime.”

Prashant Rai, who had shifted base to New York three years ago, also spoke about his journey in Hollywood.

“I trained in the best acting institute; Stella Adler Studio in New York and being trained personally by Rosalyn Coleman Williams, Broadway fame, who are the best in business in Hollywood and back there in the States, the one you have been trained with matters a lot, which helped me get my work easily.”

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