Judi Dench gift’s a royal birthday present for Ali Fazal

Judi Dench gift’s a royal birthday present for Ali Fazal

Ali Fazal has forged a rare friendship bond with actress Judi Dench. The Fukrey star is working with the celebrated British actress in Hollywood flick ‘Victoria and Abdul’. Ali will be depicting the role of Abdul Karim who went on to be a confidant and teacher to the Queen Victoria played by Dench.

Recently Dench made Ali’s birthday memorable by gifting him a royal dinner table accessory case — as a souvenir from Osborne House, which is a former residence of the British royal family.

Ali was floored by his good friend whom he addresses as godmother’s magnanimous gesture. He revealed that during the shoot of their movie at Osborne House, a royal dinner table accessory had caught his fancy.But much to his disappointment it was not for sale. On knowing his fascination for the artifact Dench managed to convince the board of the royal house committee to alter their decision and gifted the case to Ali along with a handwritten note.

The gift had made Ali’s day who has not stopped thanking his co-star ever since.

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