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AVERY CHIN AND SYLVIA LIM QUICK CHANGE RECORD Malaysian magicians Avery Chin and Sylvia Lim may have broken their record for the most costume changes in a minute during a performance on Saturday night. The married couple changed costumes 25 times during their performance at the Penang Street Food Festival at Lebuh Pantai here. The huge crowd which attended were mesmerised as Lim changed from costume to costume in a screen used by Chin for the act. Chin said their latest attempt was one more costume compared to their last performance in Tokyo, Japan on Aug 27 where they made 24 costume changes in a minute. He said the performance there earned them a record in the Guinness World Records while their feat in Penang would have to be verified first. DANI BELEV ROLE OF CONSULTANT Upcoming movie MERSAL excel in it, because he really masters every technique and every move very fast and utmost sincerity,” Dani added further. Dani Belev said, “I can’t believe I had the chance to work with such a popular actor. It was an absolute pleasure working with him, because he is very dedicated to every scene that he has to shoot and a real perfectionist. He was also very respectful to every advice we gave him and made everything really perfect.” Thalapathy Vijay will be seen playing triple roles in his upcoming film MERSAL out of which one of the roles will have him performing some magic tricks. The makers of MERSAL, Sri Thenandal Films, roped in professional magicians as consultants for the film who trained the actor. One of the magicians, Dani Belev, says that Vijay is very dedicated to every scene he shot and was very respectful to everyone on the sets. Speaking about the tricks taught to Vijay and how Vijay learnt them, Dani says that if Vijay decides to become a magician, he will be the best. “I can’t tell you much about the exact tricks which we taught him, but I can say that if he decides to become a magician, he will VANISH MAGAZINE MERSAL is being directed by Atlee who will be associating with Vijay for the second time after Theri. Speaking about director Atlee, Dani says, “It’s always pleasure to work with people who know what they are doing and who have a know-how on what they want from others. Director Atlee always listened to our advice about magic and was keen in presenting it in interesting ways. I was really happy to work with him and help him give inputs on the intriguing magic effects you will see in the movie.” 9