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Yesterday stars Lily James and Himesh Patel FAKED chemistry

‘We request to do most interviews separately’: Yesterday stars Lily James and Himesh Patel have a VERY awkward exchange… before joking they had to fake their ‘beautiful chemistry’ in the film

Their chemistry is clearly evident in the trailer for romantic comedy, Yesterday.

And appearing on The Sunday Project, lead stars Himesh Patel and Lily James joked how they had to FAKE a connection on-screen. 

The English actress, 30, awkwardly remarked: ‘Most interviews we’ve requested to do separately.’

'We request to do most interviews separately': The awkward encounter on The Sunday Project between Yesterday stars Lily James, 30, and Himesh Patel, 28, as they joke they had to FAKE their 'beautiful chemistry'

‘We request to do most interviews separately’: The awkward encounter on The Sunday Project between Yesterday stars Lily James, 30, and Himesh Patel, 28, as they joke they had to FAKE their ‘beautiful chemistry’ 

During the segment, comedian Susie Youssef asked the pair whether they had to fake their ‘beautiful chemistry’ on-screen.

Himesh, 28, who plays singer-songwriter Jack Malik, said jokingly: ‘It was fake,’ adding that press interviews together are ‘really tough’.

‘It was really hard,’ Lily added in between nervous giggles. 

‘Most interviews we’ve requested to do separately,’ she said, clearly joking.

Himesh and Lily star as Jack and Ellie in Yesterday, a romantic comedy that plays tribute to The Beatles.

Banter: During the segment, comedian Susie Youssef [pictured] asked the pair whether they had to fake their 'beautiful chemistry' on- screen

Banter: During the segment, comedian Susie Youssef [pictured] asked the pair whether they had to fake their ‘beautiful chemistry’ on- screen 

Jack is a failing singer-songwriter who wakes up one day, is the only person who remembers The Beatles, and cashes in on their fame.

His childhood friend Ellie is quite taken by Jack and the pair become an item. 

Yesterday is Himesh’s breakthrough role, most known to viewers as Tamwar Masood in UK soap EastEnders.  

Himesh told The Sunday Telegraph that it’s important for him to stay grounded, no matter how far he goes in his career.

What a comedian! Himesh said jokingly: 'It was fake,' adding that press interviews together are 'really tough'

What a comedian! Himesh said jokingly: ‘It was fake,’ adding that press interviews together are ‘really tough’ 

‘I started off young and was exposed to being on TV at a very early age, and I was lucky that I had my family around to keep my feet on the ground and make me do my paper round,’ he said.

‘I make sure I surround myself with people who love me and keep me in check.’   

Grateful for the opportunity to star as a lead in his first film, Himesh told the paper: ‘It’s crazy, really crazy. I can’t thank my lucky stars enough.’ 

Yesterday is in Australian cinemas from Thursday June 27.  

Friends turned lovers: Jack is a failing singer-songwriter who wakes up one day, is the only person who remembers The Beatles, and cashes in on their fame. His childhood friend Ellie is quite taken by Jack and the pair become an item

Friends turned lovers: Jack is a failing singer-songwriter who wakes up one day, is the only person who remembers The Beatles, and cashes in on their fame. His childhood friend Ellie is quite taken by Jack and the pair become an item 

Daily Mail UK

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