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Zac Efron caught using hand sanitiser at Sydney premiere

He was greeted by hordes of fans who braved an afternoon thunderstorm for the chance to shake hands with him. 

But while Zac Efron’s fans were keen to get up and close personal with the star on Wednesday, it appears the feeling may not have been mutual.

The 30-year-old actor was busted applying hand sanitiser after shaking hands with fans at the Sydney premiere of The Greatest Showman. 

Busted! Zac Efron caught using hand sanitiser after meeting rain-soaked fans at the Sydney premiere of The Greatest Showman

Zac greeted hordes of fans who had staked out the entrance to The Star and battled rain to meet him.

But after doing the rounds of the enthusiastic crowd, the Bad Neighbours star was seen heading over to a female staff member, who gave him some hand sanitiser.

After using the antibacterial product, Zac headed inside with his A list co-stars Hugh Jackman and Zendaya to watch the movie.

Cleaning up: But after doing the rounds of the enthusiastic crowd, the Bad Neighbours star was seen heading over to a female staff member, who gave him some hand sanitiser

Cleaning up: But after doing the rounds of the enthusiastic crowd, the Bad Neighbours star was seen heading over to a female staff member, who gave him some hand sanitiser

Pit stop: After using the antibacterial product, Zac headed inside with his A list co-stars Hugh Jackman and Zendaya to watch the movie 

Pit stop: After using the antibacterial product, Zac headed inside with his A list co-stars Hugh Jackman and Zendaya to watch the movie 

Daily Mail Australia has contacted Zac’s representatives for comment. 

Zac has been in Sydney this week alongside Hugh and Zendaya to promote their new film in a slew of public appearances.

He got candid about his past during an interview with The Daily Telegraph on Tuesday, admitting he had made mistakes.

‘I have messed up in the past. I’ve done a lot of things that I look back on and go ”sheesh, are you kidding, what were you thinking?”’ He said. 

Making the rounds: Zac has been in Sydney this week alongside Hugh and Zendaya to promote their new film in a slew of public appearances 

Making the rounds: Zac has been in Sydney this week alongside Hugh and Zendaya to promote their new film in a slew of public appearances 

'I have messed up in the past': He got candid about his past during an interview with The Daily Telegraph, admitting he had made mistakes

‘I have messed up in the past’: He got candid about his past during an interview with The Daily Telegraph, admitting he had made mistakes

‘It is weird to say because I am also happy that I did all of those things because I am here before you today able to proclaim that this is me and I am very proud of who I am.’ 

 The High School Musical drew parallels between his outlook on life and his role in The Greatest Showman, arguing the movie was about being your true self. 

‘Every day I wake up and I have to start with again the man in the mirror and it is like starting from square one all over again. You are never perfect, you wake up every day and there’s a new set of challenges,’ he said.

Life imitating art: The High School Musical drew parallels between his outlook on life and his role in The Greatest Showman, arguing the movie was about being your true self 

Life imitating art: The High School Musical drew parallels between his outlook on life and his role in The Greatest Showman, arguing the movie was about being your true self 

 



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