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His lips are sealed: Zaid Ali says no to Hollywood

Updated January 08, 2015

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Zaid Ali T. - Photo courtesy: Zaid Ali's Facebook page
Zaid Ali T. - Photo courtesy: Zaid Ali's Facebook page

YouTube sensation Zaid Ali T who is known for his quirky comical videos on desi attitudes announced on his Facebook page on Wednesday that he had declined a role he was offered in a Hollywood film.

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The Canadian Pakistani has more than a whopping two million likes on his Facebook page and regularly posts videos on his YouTube channel. However, the young internet sensation has not let stardom go to his head: he claims to have rejected the role because it would require him to do a kissing scene.

"Being true to yourself and your morals is one of the best feelings and it shows that you have achieved something in your life. Insh’Allah there’s something better written for me, maybe not. But I am very happy with my decision," Zaid posted on his Facebook page.

The 19-year-old also commented on his post: "Mama bear was very happy as well and that enough is the best feeling in the world."

After his announcement, many fans took to Twitter to express their surprise and admiration:

Movie or no movie, here's hoping we never stop seeing Zaid Ali's hilarious viral videos!