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I would never endorse Pan Masala: Pierce Brosnan’s co-star Martyn Ford

Hollywood actor and professional bodybuilder Martyn Ford said he wouldn’t endorse a pan masala advertisement like the one done by James Bond star Pierce Brosnan.

hollywood Updated: Nov 08, 2016 14:53 IST
Martyn Ford is an actor and bodybuilder.
Martyn Ford is an actor and bodybuilder.(Instagram)

Hollywood actor and professional bodybuilder Martyn Ford said he wouldn’t endorse a pan masala advertisement like the one done by James Bond star Pierce Brosnan.

“Personally, I wouldn’t promote these (Pan Masala) types of products. I would only promote life-saving or health-related products,” Ford told PTI here.

“I don’t smoke and drink and it will be weird to be an ambassador for such products and companies,” he added.

Brosnan had received a lot of flak and was even trolled on Twitter for featuring in advertisement of a pan masala brand.

In response, Brosnan had expressed his distress over Pan  Bahar’s “unauthorized and deceptive” use of his image to endorse their range of pan masala products.

Asked whether he would advise or discuss about the controversy with Brosnan, with whom he is doing a film Final Score, Ford said, “I don’t know whether Pierce is going to listen to my advice.”

Ford is in the city to promote bodybuilding in India and take it to international level. He is attending Fitfactor, a competition for body builders, which is being organised by  United Kingdom’s Bodypower in association with WTF, Bengaluru.

Ford has also acted in Undisputed 4. Asked which Bollywood actor is best suited to play James Bond, Ford said John Abraham.

“I believe there are many Bollywood stars who are eligible, but to me, John Abraham has that kind of looks, the talk and body - I mean someone of that calibre. I definitely see, Abraham doing that type of role,” he said.

Before being a bodybuilder, Ford wanted to be a professional cricketer, but could not fulfil his dreams due to an injury, and chose bodybuilding as his profession.

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On impact of cricket on his professional life, Ford said the sport laid foundation for his success in life as it ingrained the values of discipline.

“As a youngster, I learnt a lot from cricket. It made me a strong, determined and focused professional. 100% I would say, cricket was my foundation for my success,” he said.

Ford said, of the three professions, he feels more comfortable attending training sessions in his gym.

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“I enjoy training the most. The environment which I find myself more comfortable is the gym in my house. That is the safe place for me, but facing camera is stressful, but I enjoy the challenge,” he added.

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