All stories by Komal Panchamatia
'Brahmastra is Agni Pariksha'Rediff.com13 Jun 2022
'Brahmastra is kind of a meeting place of modern India with a feeling of ancient Indian powers about it.'
'Bappida was not appreciated'Rediff.com16 Feb 2022
'He made people happy with his songs.' 'What matters is how many people you really make happy, how you connect and make them joyous and help them forget their problems.'
Koozhangal At The Oscars: 'Years of effort paying off'Rediff.com25 Oct 2021
'We didn't expect the film to be recognised at this level; we focused on making an honest and simple film.' 'We didn't have any expectations even like being appreciated at festivals.'
'I hope nobody says she was 'bechari''Rediff.com6 Nov 2020
'When you have a gentle character, people tend to define them as meek.' 'Today's brash understanding of strength is very masculine, of somebody who is aggressive.'
REVEALED: How Sholay was madeRediff.com17 Aug 2020
Dharmendra was fascinated by Gabbar's role, then he said he would like to play Thakur. 'I told him he won't get Hema Malini.' 'He laughed and said okay (to play Veeru).'
Will work till last migrant reaches home: Sonu SoodRediff.com10 Jun 2020
The actor, who has been catapulted to the national spotlight for his work in helping stranded labourers, has refuted reports of his political motivations and says his work with the migrants is because of his love for them.
'Basuda was a genius'Rediff.com5 Jun 2020
'He loved reality in all his films.' 'He would say films are made for the common man and they should feel the realness while watching it.'
Bollywood's background dancers look for help to surviveRediff.com21 May 2020
'Earlier I'd send money back home.' 'Now I've to take from them.' 'I'm completely heartbroken, scared for what the future holds.'
Meet the New-Age Bollywood MomRediff.com11 May 2020
'Mothers as characters may have the same problems as they had years ago.' 'But what's refreshing is how they are becoming more accepting towards the changes in society.'
'I'm a fearless actor now'Rediff.com10 May 2020
'Having lived through cancer, through so many ups and downs, I'm not particularly attached to attention or success -- it's lovely if it's there, it's fine if it's not.'
Bollywood's bouncers struggle to surviveRediff.com7 May 2020
Not directly connected to the stars, who have their own security, they are part of the unregulated work force that keeps the engines running smoothly in the showbiz industry.
The CLEVEREST thing Saif Ali Khan has done!Rediff.com29 Jul 2019
'The story ends at the end of this season; I don't know if they will extend it. It's a fairly solid conclusion (but) there is always scope for more.'
For Urmila it's all politics and no movies... for nowRediff.com12 Apr 2019
The star-turned-politician said that she isn't approaching her stint in politics as a star, but would rather be known as a people's representative.