‘Doctor Strange’ In the Multiverse of Madness star Benedict Cumberbatch is very popular in India. He had traveled to India several times before becoming famous as an actor. He has been well-liked on screen in the roles of ‘Sherlock’ and ‘Doctor Strange’. The actor told many things related to India during the promotion of his latest film. The actor also told about his time spent in India and his favorite food in an interview.
Benedict started his acting career with theaters in the year 2000. He also played some roles on TV then. He made his debut in the film world in the year 2006. He became famous all over the world with the BBC show ‘Sherlock’. He became even more famous by playing the role of ‘Doctor Strange’ in the film ‘Marvel Cinematic Universe’. He is reprising the same role in ‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’, which released this Friday.
Benedict has a special attachment to India
According to media reports, Benedict had told how he lived in a Tibetan monastery in West Bengal for several months as a teenager. When he was asked in an interview if he had ever been to India, he said, ‘Yes! Once for about six months, when I was 19 years old. I studied in a Tibetan Buddhist monastery in West Bengal. Then, I did a little walk in the north of India. I’ve never been to the South, but had a wonderful month in Rajasthan. There are very good memories there.
Benedict loves lassi
Benedict then told about the food that he liked the most during his stay in India. He says, ‘Tibetan tea gave me a strange taste. It is kind of milky, butter-like and salty. I love his dumplings too. I have eaten a lot of Tibetan food. I love lassi. I love how it cools the palate, especially when your mouth burns with curry.’
Benedict is busy shooting for the film
Benedict is currently shooting for the adventure comedy film ‘The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar’, in which he plays the titular character. The film is based on the stories of Roald Dahl. The film also stars Ralph Fiennes, Dev Patel, Ben Kingsley and Rupert Friend. The film is going to be released on Netflix later this year.
FIRST PUBLISHED : May 07, 2022, 23:25 IST