Dharminder Shoker, an assets manager at the University of Leicester, was managing the schedule for location scouts for the film Yamla Pagla Deewana 2, which was filmed across the Midlands last year.
As a result, he was offered a minor part in the film as a bank manager, in a scene with Sunny Deol.
He spoke to Sameena Ali-Khan about his experience.
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