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Patcy N

The versatile Patcy N has been covering the movies since 2004. You can e-mail the author at patcyan@rediff.co.in

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'#MeToo is like a wave'

'#MeToo is like a wave'

Rediff.com7 May 2021

'The first one has done what it needs to do.' 'I'm sure there's going to be a stronger wave.' 'Anybody who thinks #MeToo has gone and they are off the hook are fooling themselves'

BORED at home? Bollywood tells you what to do

BORED at home? Bollywood tells you what to do

Rediff.com5 May 2021

Patcy N compiles some star tips to help you plan your day!

Why Meera Chopra won't work in the South anymore

Why Meera Chopra won't work in the South anymore

Rediff.com29 Apr 2021

'I could not adjust to the way they treat you.' 'They expect certain things from you, which I was not comfortable with.' 'Like, they expect you to wear a certain kind of clothes, even if you don't want to wear that.' 'They'll be like, just wear it, because it's such a male-dominated industry.'

'Abhishek Bachchan is a compelling actor'

'Abhishek Bachchan is a compelling actor'

Rediff.com7 Apr 2021

'Amitabh Bachchan Sir said some nice and encouraging things about the trailer, the way I directed it and, of course, about Abhishek's performance.'

'The main hero is the plane, I am the second lead'

'The main hero is the plane, I am the second lead'

Rediff.com1 Apr 2021

'There are only two religions in this country: Films and cricket.' 'These two religions will unite all religions.' 'And that only happens in a cinema hall.'

'A superstar's life is the most difficult one'

'A superstar's life is the most difficult one'

Rediff.com11 Mar 2021

'Shah Rukh Khan is a born entertainer.' 'From five year olds to a 105 year old, Shah Rukh will charm and entertain everyone.' 'With Salman, a lot of people have come back intimidated.' 'But I enjoy my adventures with Salman because you just have to be yourself.'

'I felt Irrfan may come back'

'I felt Irrfan may come back'

Rediff.com11 Mar 2021

'I knew things were not going well, but there was always that hope.'

'I'm not a scandalous person'

'I'm not a scandalous person'

Rediff.com28 Jan 2021

'If today, I have to take up a nude role, I will, if I like the script and the director.'' 'It has to affect me as a script and be meaningful.' 'It should not be to titillate the audience.'

'Delhi Crime won top Emmy, but people know me from Mirzapur'

'Delhi Crime won top Emmy, but people know me from Mirzapur'

Rediff.com3 Dec 2020

'My chowkidar and the paanwala near my house have seen Mirzapur.' 'They may have missed Delhi Crime but they have seen Mirzapur.' ''Delhi Crime won Emmy, people know me from Mirzapur'Sometimes I feel I have done so much work, why do people know me only by this role?'

How Indoo Ki Jawaani got made

How Indoo Ki Jawaani got made

Rediff.com23 Nov 2020

'Like a madman, I was meeting everybody who ever knew me and getting numbers. I used to text them and ask for work.' 'I would randomly land on different sets and meet people.'

'I love the way I look. I look hot'

'I love the way I look. I look hot'

Rediff.com20 Nov 2020

'I never thought an invisible character like Radhiya would get me that much visibility.'

'Luck is very important in our industry'

'Luck is very important in our industry'

Rediff.com18 Nov 2020

'If luck favours you, with your hard work and your karma, nothing is impossible.'

'I have been choosy. I didn't want to compromise'

'I have been choosy. I didn't want to compromise'

Rediff.com11 Nov 2020

'People are already talking about what my character will do in Mirzapur season three.'

'We have become a corrupt people'

'We have become a corrupt people'

Rediff.com21 Oct 2020

'What kind of education have we had if we can't treat another human being with equal respect?'

'Shooting Star Trek is very unique'

'Shooting Star Trek is very unique'

Rediff.com16 Oct 2020

'You are working with the best of the lot.' 'The best part is that they treat you equally, unlike in India.'

'Mumtaz looked great in Western clothes'

'Mumtaz looked great in Western clothes'

Rediff.com16 Oct 2020

'Other designers take empty suitcases and go shopping for the actors's clothes in New York.' 'To me, this is bankruptcy of imagination.'

'Khaali Peeli is like Bhendi Bazaar meets Guy Ritchie'

'Khaali Peeli is like Bhendi Bazaar meets Guy Ritchie'

Rediff.com1 Oct 2020

'It's not easy to perform in front of 5,000 people, who are standing right behind the camera. You have to remember the dialogue even when the crowd is shouting and saying things to you.'

What makes Divya Dutta DIFFERENT in every role

What makes Divya Dutta DIFFERENT in every role

Rediff.com1 Oct 2020

'I think I have been lucky that I have found directors who take me for what I am and what they think I am capable of, rather than go on my previous films and see what I have done.'

'We are making a circus out of everything'

'We are making a circus out of everything'

Rediff.com24 Sep 2020

'We always want to pull down the other person.' 'All we need right now is sensitivity, not just in our industry, but everywhere.'

'Bebo is born to act; she is born to be a diva'

'Bebo is born to act; she is born to be a diva'

Rediff.com21 Sep 2020

'She's so pretty, she really brings the screen to life. She adds glory.'

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