Judi Dench loved shooting in India

London: British veteran actress Judi Dench said that shooting her new movie `The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel` in India was one of the greatest experiences she has had.

The 77-year-old Oscar winning actress will be back on the big screen in the new year in the John Madden directed movie.

She is joined on the cats list by Bill Nighy, Maggie Smith and Tom Wilkinson and it seems that the actress is quite taken with India, reported Total Film magazine.

"I rank The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel as the highest experience I could possibly have shooting a film. Nothing else has compared in any way at all. If they said you have to
re-shoot it all, I would go tomorrow," Dench said.

"I`d never been to India before, but, my God. I want to go back. I`d read EM Forster saying once you go to India and your life is never the same and I wrote it in the back of my diary. I didn`t know how much that would apply," she said.

The actress is currently filming Skyfall, the twenty third James Bond movie, in which she will reprise the role of M.


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