WHEN THE LION MET THE ROCK
In just two days, the biggest names and stars of Hollywood will be walking on that iconic Red Carpet at Dolby Theatre, Los Angeles. The anticipation is building and building with everyone sharing their own Oscars predictions- from fans to celebrities as well! But the most recent showcase of support is by none other than actor Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson for none other than Lion star Sunny Pawar!
The Moana star, who gave his voice for the Oscar Nominated film shared on Facebook and adorable picture of the two smiling holding Johnson’s WWE Belt with even the actor sharing a captain on how amazing it was to meet the young star and how he is certainly rotting for him to go home with an Oscar. Sunny Pawar starred in the film- Lion starring Dev Patel, Rooney Mara, Nicole Kidman and has already earned a tremendous amount of appreciation in the run up to the Oscars. The film is also nominated for 6 Academy Awards including Best Picture, best Actor in a Supporting Role and Best Actress in a Supporting Role
On Dwayne Johnson’s official Facebook page, the actor wrote- “Great having this amazing 8yr old child actor and star of LION, Sunny Pawar, stop by my dressing room to meet. We talked about how cool it was that we both have Oscar nominated movies this Sunday, at the Academy Awards…..What a performance he put on in LION and the best part about this kid is, he's a really REALLY polite and happy little boy. So cool to see. Good luck this Sunday big man. Bring home that Oscar!”