All stories by MOHNISH SINGH
How Ranveer Singh became Kapil DevRediff.com16 Jan 2020
'We were literally living with Kapil Dev when we were researching.' 'From his morning tea to dinner, we were with him.' 'Ranveer, as a performer, caught the nuances and when people say that he looks just like Kapil Dev, I think they are reacting to the expressions.'
Why is Bollywood excited about Sharvari Wagh?Rediff.com13 Jan 2020
'That I have been given the opportunity to be part of The Forgotten Army and Bunty Aur Babli 2 is really great.'
Why Ajay Devgn didn't make a film on ShivajiRediff.com8 Jan 2020
'I have started a series called Unsung Warriors.' 'This time, the film is about Tanhaji. The next film will be on someone from Rajasthan or maybe Punjab.' 'I don't want to pick a warrior that everyone knows about.'
'I was lucky to meet Karan Johar; most people don't'Rediff.com8 Jan 2020
'Access is such a big step.' 'But once you enter those rooms, it's up to what you do in those rooms.' 'Film-making is a very expensive business and they will not put money into people they don't believe in.' 'So talent speaks at the end of the day.'
'The fear is always there: When is the party going to stop?'Rediff.com2 Jan 2020
'How much longer do I have?' 'How many more opportunities will I get?' Akshaye Khanna shares his worries
Why Ajay Devgn LAUGHED for 2 hoursRediff.com1 Jan 2020
'When I heard the Total Dhamaal script, I laughed for two hours!' 'I told Indra Kumar that if he was going to make the film the way he narrated it to me, I was doing it.' 'And when I saw the film, I laughed as much.'
'Durga resides in every woman'Rediff.com11 Dec 2019
'I truly believe that Durga resides in us, women,' says Rani Mukerji. 'If a woman believes that and she chanalises that energy, she will be able to ward off a lot of things.'
'Only Arjun Kapoor could play this role'Rediff.com5 Dec 2019
'Kriti Sanon is a superb actress, she looks Maharashtrian, and has not done a historical either.' 'Sanjay Dutt has gone to another level of persona. He hasn't done a historical either.'
'I play the 1st man to have a vision for a united India'Rediff.com4 Dec 2019
'We should not forget the sacrifice these men made.'
'I am going pan India'Rediff.com2 Dec 2019
'When films resonate with the audience, it gives you the confidence to take more risks.'
Watch: Aditya Narayan sing!Rediff.com28 Nov 2019
'If anybody wants me to act in their film for free, just make me sing all the songs!' 'I don't even care about the script.'
'I am a very funny girl'Rediff.com22 Nov 2019
'I crack the best jokes in the world!'
'I never think of my films as mindless'Rediff.com20 Nov 2019
'I do drama with the same intensity as any comedy.'
'Pagalpanti is a film that cannot be critiqued'Rediff.com18 Nov 2019
'Pagalpanti has no double meaning, no exposure, no bloodshed... Even the villain is very cute!'
'I want to do films that my daughter can watch'Rediff.com14 Nov 2019
'If you don't get married, it's not a crime. If you do, it's not an achievement either.'
'Self-love is the most important thing'Rediff.com6 Nov 2019
'You can be fat, you can be thin, you can be fair, or not, you are whatever you are.' 'It is about being happy about yourself.'
'Nobody is going to lie about box office figures'Rediff.com5 Nov 2019
'Fox makes films worth millions and millions of dollars. Fudging a few crores doesn't make much difference.'
'I am glad we are born in a country full of taboos'Rediff.com5 Nov 2019
'What is the fun of making a film without any message?'
Revealed! How to get a HOT bod like Sophie ChoudryRediff.com15 Oct 2019
VJ actor Sophie Choudry tells Rediff.com how she keeps her cravings in check and manages to stay in shape.
'I cannot run away from TV roles'Rediff.com7 Oct 2019
'I am learning good things and trying to avoid the bad. I am moving ahead with a positive attitude. That is my biggest achievement.'
Video: Make khichdi like KBC crorepati Babita!Rediff.com23 Sep 2019
"Many people in my village, who thought I could not do anything, are in shock after I won the money," Babita Tade tells Rediff.com Contributor Mohnish Singh.
'People think those who are empowered aren't romantic'Rediff.com20 Aug 2019
'It's up to the audience to decide if I am the lead or not. I want to stay away from these conversations because it demotivates the actors, when they get stuck in this game of lead, second lead or supporting cast.'
'I don't do films that just want to make money'Rediff.com19 Aug 2019
Nithya Menen's fiery interview.
Taapsee Pannu: Why are men always given the credit?Rediff.com13 Aug 2019
'I work a lot because I am greedy for good scripts. I have worked really hard to reach this level, where I can say yes to a good script and it will happen.'
'I don't do things to grab attention'Rediff.com8 Aug 2019
'I always feel that if I have not done anything in the past year, people will probably forget me.'
'I know how crazy Kangana is with her acting'Rediff.com26 Jul 2019
'If you listen to the title track of Judgementall Hai Kya, you will find some crazy things happening in it -- from crazy laughter to as if someone is inside your mind.'
'It's because of Bigg Boss that I am here'Rediff.com18 Jul 2019
'So many things opened up for me after I did the show.'
Why Adah Sharma prefers Telugu filmsRediff.com16 Jul 2019
'I'd rather do a great role in any language than do mediocre stuff in Hindi.'
What's on Diljit Dosanjh's mindRediff.com20 Jun 2019
'I am happy to get good work; it's all because of His blessings.' 'There are so many better actors than us, but they are not getting any chance.'
The Canadian superstar of Punjabi cinemaRediff.com19 Jun 2019
'When Punjabis go for a movie, especially if they are abroad, they go with grandparents and parents. It is an event for them.' 'We always have to make family entertainers so that people feel comfortable watching with their families.'
'It's okay to be a badass sometimes'Rediff.com13 Jun 2019
'People may frown upon things like role play or the fact that the father is talking to his daughter about sex. But slowly, shows like this will shift the conversation to our homes.'
Konkona: 15 years ago, I didn't take acting seriouslyRediff.com10 Jun 2019
'I have changed and matured.' 'There is still a certain kind of detachment but I have far more appreciation and gratitude.'
Salman: Priyanka did what she wantedRediff.com29 May 2019
'To get the most important film of Priyanka's career, which would perhaps take her another 10-15 years, she refused to do it to get married to him. I mean it's amazing!'
Will India's Akshat Singh win Simon Cowell's heart?Rediff.com24 May 2019
'I want to tell everyone that whether you are fat, slim, tall, short, black or white, it does not matter. What you are doing from the bottom of your heart is what matters.'
Kunal Khemu: I love being Inaaya's fatherRediff.com16 May 2019
'It (life) has completely become different from what it used to be.'
'We are creating music in haste'Rediff.com13 May 2019
'Today, music directors do not work on a song that turns out to be the biggest hit of the year.' 'Their main focus is on creating a song which becomes an instant hit.' 'Whether the audience remembers that song after a couple of months or not, that does not concern them anymore.'
Meet Tiger's rival from SOTY2Rediff.com10 May 2019
'We are taking you into a world which does not exist and we want to you to experience it through us.'
'No one can do the things Tiger does'Rediff.com9 May 2019
'The skill set this boy has, I don't think anyone in the country has.'
'Karan has eyes and ears everywhere'Rediff.com8 May 2019
'Karan Johar is the busiest person in Bollywood, but he still talkS to us to know just what are we wearing to what event and what promotions.'
'You can't be mediocre when Tiger's there'Rediff.com7 May 2019
'With Tiger, you always need to be on your toes and always ready to dance.'