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'Harman a thorough professional, fine person'

india Updated: Aug 01, 2008 15:07 IST
Harman Baweja

Harman Baweja's debut film

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may have sunk without a trace at the box office but he has found an unlikely admirer in Australian pacer Brett Lee, who starts his own bollywood innings starring alongside the young actor in the soon to be released


"He is a fantastic fellow. We had good fun shooting for the film. Being a professional actor, Harman was of great help during the shoot," Lee said about his experience of working with Harman.

Lee plays himself in


, a film on the journey of a small town cricketer (Harman). The movie, due for an October release, also stars Amrita Rao and has guest appearances by over 30 international cricketers.

These include top Aussie players like swashbuckling middle-order mainstay Michael Hussey and pacer Stuart Clark besides legends like Allan Border.

The film also has a few Indian and New Zealand cricketers in the long list of guest appearances.

However, of the entire bunch, Lee has the most substantial role, which also sees him sing with the leading lady.

The affable Aussie said despite being a rookie himself, Harman helped him fine-tune his performance in the movie."He helped me with my performance and I, in turn, taught him some cricket on the sets," Lee, who was here to launch the new collection of 'Timex' watches, told reporters.

"Personally, Harman came across as a very fine person and was fun to be with," he added.