Hollywood actor Robert Downey Jr has a massive fan following all across the world. The actor has evolved into one of the most esteemed and celebrated actors of Hollywood with an array of popular films to his credits. He rose to the pinnacle of his career with his performance as the highly beloved character Tony Stark from Iron Man and the Avengers’ saga.
The actor has been associated with the Avengers’ saga from the very beginning. The first film to begin the saga was Iron Man in 2008. Robert Downey Jr truly owned the character of Tony Stark. His phenomenal performance as Tony Stark won over countless fans for Marvel.
It will not be wrong to claim that Robert Downey Jr has truly become a global celebrity. The actor also has a huge fan following in Pakistan. His film, Avengers: Endgame become the highest grossing film of 2019 in Pakistan. Many would love to know how did Robert Downey Jr’s journey as Iron Man begin?
Robert Donwey Jr’s co-star and Hollywood actor Faran Tahir exclusively told Epk that he chanced to audition with Robert Downey Jr for Iron Man. Faran Tahir who comes from a Pakistani background, essayed the role of the antagonist Raza in Iron Man. He revealed that Robert Downey Jr truly is a highly dedicated and determined actor.
Faran Tahir narrated an incident where he was blown away by how determined Robert Downy Jr was for the role of Iron Man. He said, “When I went for auditions and we were outside the audition room, Robert Downey Jr approached me and asked,” So are you playing Raza?” I said, “Yes I am.” He asked, “You want to run lines?” So once we did that, he said ” Look once we go inside, they will give us ten different ways of saying all of this. When we go in there, if you need to throw me against the wall or you need to slap me or if i need to slap you, lets just say we will do everything we need to do. Once we come out, we will hug it out and we will apologize. But in there, I am yours and you are mine.”
After this, Faran Tahir and Robert Downy Jr got their respective roles and the rest is history!