Actor Boman Irani, who played professor Viru Sahastrabuddhe (Virus) in the 2009 hit film 3 Idiots, says the movie is "a favourite" in places like Hong Kong.
He stayed at Hong Kong's Ritz Carlton hotel for a few days and was pleased to meet some of the fans of the Rajkumar Hirani-directorial. (Also read:
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"The housekeeping staff of the Ritz Carlton Hong Kong. Fans of 3 Idiots. A favourite in these parts. Bless you Raju," Boman tweeted. (will embed)
The movie, which released in India on December 23, 2009, was a blockbuster. It also featured Aamir Khan, Sharman Joshi, R Madhavan and Kareena Kapoor. (Also read:
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The film 3 Idiots, which criticized the education system in India without being too preachy, released in Hong Kong in 2011. It also hit other Asian countries like Japan and China.