Credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images Photo: Tom Cruise Arrives at the Super 8 Premiere on June 8, 2011

While promoting Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol in Mumbai, India, Tom Cruise was mobbed by fans clamoring for photos... or was he? First Post Bollywood reported that 200 extras were paid 150 rupees ($3 US) to pretend to know who Tom Cruise is and generally act excited.

In a statement to The Huffington Post, Paramount Pictures denied this was the case: "Tom Cruise is a massive star and attracts huge throngs of fans as he travels the world promoting Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol.”

We guess we have to believe that hundreds of fans came out to see Tom for free — even without little Suri and her grumpy face there.

Source: The Huffington Post, First Post Bollywood

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