Marvel’s Doctor Strange Star Benedict Cumberbatch Loves Lassi

by Sanjana Shenoy
Marvel’s Doctor Strange Star Benedict Cumberbatch Loves Lassi

When it comes to Indian food, there’s no dearth of fans. Our favourite celebrities from across the globe have time and again expressed their love for Indian food. From our beloved Avenger star, Scarlett Johansson loving Gulab Jamun to Masterchef Australia contestant Simon Toohey absolutely adoring our dal, the list is endless. And now, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, star Benedict Cumberbatch has confessed his love for not a dish, but our desi lassi. Read on for more deets.

Benedict Cumberbatch Tried Tibetan Food & Butter Tea

Doctor Strange star Benedict Cumberbatch is no stranger to India. Interestingly, at the age of 19, Benedict stayed in a Tibetan monastery in West Bengal for several months. He even taught at the monastery situated near Darjeeling in Sonada. In an interview during press meets for the film, Benedict revealed to reporters that he travelled across North India and Rajasthan. He had a wonderful time but he couldn’t cover South India. The actor also tried Tibetan yak butter tea and described it as a salty, buttery and milky tasting drink. He ate a lot of Tibetan food and loved the dumpling.

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Doctor Strange Actor Loves Lassi

And if you couldn’t agree more with Doctor Strange, here’s where you’ll even give him a high five. The actor is a huge fan of our desi lassi. He admitted to adoring the way lassi cools down the palate after he gorges on spicy food. He has tried raita too. But has probably given his heart out to a nice cold glass of lassi. Well, now that’s quite an interesting revelation, that the humble lassi has made it to the heart of Doctor Strange. In all the fourteen million six hundred and five possibilities, the lassi always wins!