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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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'We never see the big twists coming'

'We never see the big twists coming'

Rediff.com9 Mar 2022

'There will be other innovations coming, but, at the moment, this combination of the mobile phone and the Internet is such a disruptive way to deliver content.'

'Huma surprises even herself with what she achieves'

'Huma surprises even herself with what she achieves'

Rediff.com7 Mar 2022

'Huma is one of those actors who makes acting seem effortless.' 'But that happens because she has put in a certain amount of preparation.' 'She has a certain confidence that allows her to let go.'

'They are people, they are flawed, they are human'

'They are people, they are flawed, they are human'

Rediff.com28 Feb 2022

'They (the characters) are not bad people; they are good people, who make bad choices.' 'The idea was to show that when people are put in a situation, which side of the moral spectrum do they fall on?'

Meet Bhagyashree's daughter, Avantika Dassani

Meet Bhagyashree's daughter, Avantika Dassani

Rediff.com23 Feb 2022

'The filmi keeda was always there.' 'I hope I can get even five percent of the love that audiences gave my mother.' 'But I'm here to make my own identity.'

'I am the godfather of disco'

'I am the godfather of disco'

Rediff.com16 Feb 2022

'You make a hit, everything is fit.'

He Makes Ranveer's Hair Look So GOOD!

He Makes Ranveer's Hair Look So GOOD!

Rediff.com10 Feb 2022

'There is an unsaid bond between Ranveer and me.' 'We just have to look at each other to know if something is not working.'

'People called Amitabh 'camel''

'People called Amitabh 'camel''

Rediff.com3 Feb 2022

'Not many know I am a Rajput from Jodhpur.' 'My ancestors shifted to Kolhapur as my great grandfather and grandfather were both engineers.' 'They were called by Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj to build the city of Kolhapur.'

'The father-son emotion is universal'

'The father-son emotion is universal'

Rediff.com2 Jan 2022

'I try not to break any laws.'

The Actor Who Gave 1,000 Auditions!

The Actor Who Gave 1,000 Auditions!

Rediff.com6 Dec 2021

'When you are not from this industry, you have to take everything really, really seriously.'

'I don't do things out of insecurity'

'I don't do things out of insecurity'

Rediff.com1 Dec 2021

'We were not trying to outshine each other, we were just trying to be sincere and honest to what was given.' 'We spent quality time with each other, so there was no room for any negativity or insecurity.'

The Girl Salman Khan Noticed!

The Girl Salman Khan Noticed!

Rediff.com26 Nov 2021

'When the camera rolls, he is Salman Khan and he is Aayush Sharma.' 'No family comes into the picture.' 'That became quite a challenge for Aayush because he knew this film will make or break his career.' 'Mahesh sir also told him: "When you're shooting, you have to forget you are related or that he's a superstar".'

'My film wears patriotism on its sleeve'

'My film wears patriotism on its sleeve'

Rediff.com25 Nov 2021

'Who decides what is jingoistic?' 'What is patriotic?' 'Who decides Lagaan is patriotic and Gadar is jingoistic?'

Why isn't Bhushan Kumar making more movies starring his wife?

Why isn't Bhushan Kumar making more movies starring his wife?

Rediff.com24 Nov 2021

'T-Series is doing 40 films and I am doing only one. There lies the answer.'

'I'm not a great actor; I'm a smart actor'

'I'm not a great actor; I'm a smart actor'

Rediff.com4 Sep 2021

'I am not a part of any group or politics.' 'I work with everyone.' 'I have worked with Akshay Kumar and Ajay Devgn.' 'None of the Khans have ever taken me in their films.'

Why Ajay Devgn is making his OTT Debut

Why Ajay Devgn is making his OTT Debut

Rediff.com23 Aug 2021

'Once in a while if there is a great show, why not do it on OTT?'

'I am a switch on-switch off actor'

'I am a switch on-switch off actor'

Rediff.com19 Aug 2021

'I don't let it affect my life because otherwise, we will go mad.'

'Sairaji asked me to speak to him in Marathi'

'Sairaji asked me to speak to him in Marathi'

Rediff.com21 Jul 2021

'So I started talking to him in Marathi and everything really changed.' 'There was this spark in his eyes and he smiled.' 'It's unbelievable that a man can be so charming with a single smile at 90.'

'You have to treat depression as sickness'

'You have to treat depression as sickness'

Rediff.com16 Jul 2021

'It is crazy, the number of times I have tried explaining to people that it has to be treated as if you can see a wound on a person.'

'It is very difficult when you don't have work'

'It is very difficult when you don't have work'

Rediff.com1 Jul 2021

"You have an MBA from IIM-Ahmedabad. You worked in a bank in New York. What made you give up all that and pursue acting?" 'A little bit of courage and a lot of stupidity.'

Is Sandeepa a HOTTER Munni than Malaika?

Is Sandeepa a HOTTER Munni than Malaika?

Rediff.com25 Jun 2021

'No one's comparing and everyone's taking the song as mine... that's a battle won.'

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