That Will Smith is a charmer comes as no surprise.
That he could take a roomful of Mumbai's hardnosed entertainment journalists and reduce them to excitedly shrieking girls is, however, something I had not quite bargained for.
Will is in India to launch Sony Entertainment Television's new English movie channel, Pix, and his appearance on Thursday afternoon saw female reporters leap out of their skins.
Witty, affable, superbly quote-worthy and completely up to any occasion, here's a look at how The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air took over Mumbai.
Text: Raja Sen | Photographs: Jewella C Miranda
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