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Zac Efron defends High School Musical

Zac Efron's High School Musical days are well and truly behind him but that doesn't mean the star is ready talk badly about the film that shot him to fame.

Zac Efron's *High School Musical* days are well and truly behind him but that doesn't mean the star is ready talk badly about the film that shot him to fame.

In fact, Zac's view of High School Musical is quite the opposite and the hunky actor still remembers his time with the franchise really fondly.

Speaking to Flaunt magazine about the movie that shot him to fame, Zac said: "Here's the one thing about High School Musical that a lot of people forget or don’t realise. It affected a lot of people; its resonance, culturally, was massive."

Too true, Zac!

"At the same time, it was in every sense of it, the luckiest break in the world," he continued before adding that he gets quite mad when people try to make him diss the franchise.

"The wrong thing to do - and that's what all these interviews now are trying to get me to say - is to turn on it."

"There are hundreds of people who began doing one thing when they were younger, who go on to develop and refine and shape their vision, as they get older, and other concerns - like fame, or money - take a back seat to other ones," he explained.

Zac has a very good point, too. Take a look at the likes of Justin Timberlake or Ryan Gosling for instance, who started off in The Mickey Mouse club and are now taken seriously in their respective career paths.

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