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Working with dad intimidating, but boosted my confidence: Nasser's son (
Chennai, April 20 - Debutant actor Luthfudeen Baashaa, son of popular Tamil actor Nasser, says sharing screen space with his father in upcoming Tamil drama Saivam, was intimidating in the beginning, but it boosted his confidence and gave him the opportunity to observe the actor in him from close quarters.At home you'll just see a father, but not a genius actor. However, on the sets, he was like a senior actor to me and I couldn't see my father in him. Scenes with him were at first intimidating but he made me feel confident, Luthfudeen told IANS...

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