Chennai’s Phoenix Market City In Velachery was super-abuzz with activity on Wednesday evening, as huge Crowds suddenly started gathering to catch a glimpse of wait for it, Robert Downey Jr.
The Hollywood star of the Iron Man and Avengers franchises was spotted in namma ooru, and even stopped for sometime to have a bite at local eatery with some friends.
Apparently, Downey Jr also indulged in some shopping and was walking around leisurely unrecognized.
Manager of the restaurant Yuvaraj, who has lucky enough to even click a picture with the A-lister said ”yes he walked in nonchalantly with two female friends of his who were American as well, and had a steak and some pasta. Unfortunately, as news got out, lots of people began trying to enter the space and the mall started getting crowded. So he got a little nervous and headed out quickly, without finishing his meal.
Apparently, Robert Downey Jr also indulged in a little bit of shopping and was walking around leisurely as nobody recognized hi until the word got out and he got mobbed.
According to news Robert Downey jr confirmed his visiting to India in December but not to promote the third installment of Marvel’s superhero franchise, Iron Man 3, in which he plays the main lead. A highly placed trade source reveals that the actor is supposed to come India as part of an eight-city world tour to spread awareness about sustainable energy.”He is expected to start his world tour in November from New York. The other cities include London, Tokyo, Paris, India , Venice and Dubai says the source.
The actor is apparently intrigued by the concept of sustainable energy that has been incorporated in the film as well. He was supposed to start traveling about the time of the film’s release to spread awareness about the cause, He’s shooting for the Avengers 2 has already completed over according to the source.
Disney-UTV the distributor of Iron Man 3 in India, hasn’t got any confirmation on Robert’s visit to Chennai. When contacted they remained unavailable for comment. As of now, it’s unclear if the 51-year-old actor was in Chennai for a movie collaboration, or if he was passing through on a vacation break.