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Lupita treated to a pleasant on-air surprise by male co-star

Actress Lupita Nyong’o was on Thursday surprised while on-air for a morning television interview by one of her co-stars in Star Wars.

John Boyega, who plays Finn in the movie, pre-recorded a message to Lupita which was played during the Good Morning America interview making the Oscar winner to blush.

Ms Nyong’o was informed that there was a message for her from Boyega, whom she had stated she is in constant communication with and she exclaimed “Oh my goodness.”

The short video was then played with Mr Boyega heaping praises to the actress’s beauty and talent.

“Lupita Nyong’o, she is forged by the gods. She has a face that mathematically makes sense and she is definitely talented. Hey love, yes its Boyega, surprise!” he said in part.

After the video aired, Ms Nyong’o went on to praise The 24 year-old calling him infectious and talented.

During the interview Ms Nyong’o talked about her new role in Jungle Book where she plays Mowgli’s mother in the form of a wolf.

Asked if the motherhood character had anything to do with her mother Dorothy Nyong’o she said her mother is her inspiration and is super protective.

“My mother, she is fiercely protective well she is the kind who would say if you die I will kill you…and so I defiantly wanted to kind of channel that mother who never gives up to this day she still texts me to find out what I have had for breakfast,” she added.

The Jungle Book was launched in American theatres Friday.