All stories by Bedika
Why Drishyam was a curseRediff.com20 Feb 2021
'I don't know whether this curse will be lifted or not. It's in the hands of the audience.'
'It took six years for me to become a hero'Rediff.com29 Jan 2021
Sethupathi will soon make his Hindi debut with Mumbaikaar.
'Actors don't come from another planet'Rediff.com20 Jan 2021
'Politics affects everything in your life...' 'It's a wrong perception that artistes should not talk about politics.'
'Men in our country have not grown up'Rediff.com9 Jan 2021
'All the guys in this country were stuck in the 'alpha' for the longest time.' 'They were told not to cry, be the man in the house.' 'I wanted to touch upon that vulnerability and innocence that is still alive in men.'
'We are chasing good stories and storytellers'Rediff.com24 Oct 2020
'When you are crafting a story, it's always important to see how authentic that story is because if it is authentic and rooted, it will stand the test of time.'
'I've always felt that Trump was hiding something'Rediff.com26 Sep 2020
'J'One of the reasons Jim Comey was fired was because he wouldn't pledge loyalty to Trump, which meant that whatever Trump is hiding would be dismissed or the investigations will be stopped.'
Ready for Sherlock's little sister Enola Holmes?Rediff.com23 Sep 2020
'There are girls out there who are gonna feel self accepting through this film because she's someone who just wants to live her own life. She's not a particularly selfish person, or reckless, but well thought.'
'I have failed drastically in a few films'Rediff.com1 Sep 2020
'I am not a future guy.' 'I just owe it to my audience here.' 'I never want them to wonder why this guy did this role.' 'Even for my bad films, I want them to think that he was trying at least.'
Lockdown: Cinema halls lose 1,000 crore every month!Rediff.com25 Jul 2020
'In our business, every time a seat goes empty, it is a perishable good.' 'We have lost the opportunity of earning revenue out of it.' 'It's impossible to recover what we have lost.'
'I was always drawn to dark fairy tales'Rediff.com26 Jun 2020
'These are cautionary tales, warning you to grow up fast, to be aware of the world around you and make sure that there are no wolves hiding in the shadows.'
Will Pataal Lok have season 2? Anushka answersRediff.com27 May 2020
'We want to push boundaries; we want to push the envelope as far as content is concerned...'
'Pataal Lok is political'Rediff.com20 May 2020
'We wanted to explore the divisions in India -- be it class, caste, language, religion or gender.'
What Thor likes about IndiaRediff.com16 Apr 2020
'It was like being in the Colosseum.'
'Parinda is a Kashmiri villager's impression of Mumbai'Rediff.com6 Nov 2019
Vidhu Vinod Chopra on Parinda.
Why Mulk is a 'loud' filmRediff.com9 Aug 2018
'At a time when the news channels are screaming louder than the worst crowd, you can't be subtle if you really want to say something important,' Anubhav Sinha tells Bedika/PTI.
Why Rani Mukerji returned to make moviesRediff.com17 Jan 2018
'Now that I have a new family, I cannot leave my old family behind.'
I refuse to agree Indians are intolerant: PresidentRediff.com31 Mar 2017
"If it is said Indians are argumentative, I will agree. But if it is said Indians are intolerant, I refuse to agree," said the president at the inaugural ceremony of the 'Namami Brahmaputra' festival in Guwahati.
'Indian films are losing ground in India'Rediff.com9 Apr 2015
'If we don't wake up and try all out to give audiences good content, they will move towards a new kind of cinema. We will become like Europe.'