However, an unnamed "artiste" has gone on record to say that they were told to come here by 1pm today and wait for a foreign VIP to come out of the airport gate and scream and shout when he came. None of us know who Tom is. There was a buffet lunch also for us and we were paid for this job today. We do this for television shows and other such events where crowds are required.
Wizcraft, the company that organized Cruise's trip to the country, allegedly had hired an outside agency to procure the fans to cheer at the airport. Wizcraft denied the claim, with one of the company's directors stating that they were not aware of this.
Anil Kapoor, an Indian actor who co-stars alongside Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Paula Patton and Simon Pegg in the film, released a statement saying, That Tom Cruise coming to his country for 'Mission Impossible' was an incredible event for the people of Mumbai and that he's never seen that level of pure enthusiasm.
Cruise, also was in Dubai, in the midst of a 16-day promotional tour for the movie that has already hit Japan, Korea and India and will take him to Moscow, Germany, Madrid, London and Brazil.