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Drew Barrymore said India has a special place in her heart

Hollywood star Drew Barrymore says she has a “deep connection” to India and cannot wait to visit the country again. “I have been to India two different times and I actually wrote a chapter on it in my book ‘Wildflower’ last year. India has a very dear place in my heart. I love it and I can’t wait to come back. I have a deep connection to India,” Barrymore told over the phone from Los Angeles.

The actress Drew, who has a huge fan following in India thanks to her roles in films. Barrymore says she decided to do the show because she could relate to the story of a “family going through stuff”.

The 10-episode series by Victor Fresco, which premiered, came to the actress at a time when she was going through a difficult time. She and her husband Will Kopelman, who share two daughters together, separated early next year after four years of marriage. “I was in a very heavy and dark place in my life when this came to me. I read it and it made me laugh and forget about my problems. I thought ‘This is a good thing’. I wanted to do something that was not overtly emotional. This story was close to real life but had a certain lightness to it.”

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