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Kumail Nanjiani praises Eternals co-stars Angelina Jolie and Salma Hayek, reveals what he learnt from them

Kumail Nanjiani plays the role of Kingo in the upcoming MCU film.

Aishwarya Vasudevan
Sep 12, 2021
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Eternals feature several leading Hollywood celebs portraying the role of superheroes. Kumail Nanjiani plays one of the lead actors in the film as Kingo. The actor got an opportunity to share screen space with Angelina Jolie and Salma Hayek. The talented Hollywood stars feature as Ajak (spiritual leader of Eternals) and Thena (elite warrior Eternal) respectively. Now during an interaction with Entertainment Tonight, Kumail was all praises for both the actors.

While talking about Jolie, The Big Sick actor said, "Angie, she would not go back to her trailer. She always hung out on set. She was always with everyone. So I realized what you do on camera is only part of the job."

About Hayek, Kumail further said, "Salma was the one who would always have dinners and people over."

While collectively talking about the stunning actors, Nanjiani added, "They are amazing. I have learned so much from watching both of them."

He said that he learn how to be a pro from them. Kumail was so impressed with them and talked about them being punctual and they know all the words. 

The actor added, "They are very thoughtful about how they work and they really wanted to create a family."

Kumail went on to say, "Both of them, they go on camera, they are movie stars. They are fantastic in the movie."

When asked about Eternals, the actor shared his excitement by stating, "I am so, so pumped. I am so excited. The movie is absolutely amazing. The movie is so, so good. I can't wait for everybody to see it."

He called it an epic movie that spans thousands of years. The actor said the film is on an international level and concluded, "It is one of the biggest movies I have ever seen."

Eternals is directed by Chloe Zhao and is releasing on November 5, 2021, in India. 

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