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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 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.'

'I don't think the audience expects me to do a sex comedy'

'I don't think the audience expects me to do a sex comedy'

Rediff.com17 Sep 2020

'Helmet is a proper family film, just a film on condoms.' 'It can never be a sex comedy.'

How Waluscha spent the lockdown with Salman

How Waluscha spent the lockdown with Salman

Rediff.com16 Sep 2020

'What happens at a time like this is that you always look up to someone for inspiration and strength.'

'There is so much more I can do'

'There is so much more I can do'

Rediff.com7 Sep 2020

'I don't know what my potential is.' 'This is not some sports where you can measure your speed and strength.' 'This is a continuous journey, where you discover yourself through theatre, cinema and acting.'

The girl who lost Dangal, but found Aashram

The girl who lost Dangal, but found Aashram

Rediff.com3 Sep 2020

'Bobby Deol has a child-like quality which makes you love him instantly.'

'An actor has to have the strength of a soldier'

'An actor has to have the strength of a soldier'

Rediff.com13 Aug 2020

'You cannot drop to the ground, however many bullets hit you.' 'Because if you are weak, this is not the place for you.'

'I fought with my mother so much'

'I fought with my mother so much'

Rediff.com30 Jul 2020

'The mother-daughter relationship is a unique one.' 'There is love, there is anger, taken for grantedness, so many different things.'

'My father felt bad about being typecast as a comedian'

'My father felt bad about being typecast as a comedian'

Rediff.com28 Jul 2020

'My father could have gotten more due. He was capable of much more.' 'But he was always thankful.'

'My father felt bad about being typecast as a comedian'

'My father felt bad about being typecast as a comedian'

Rediff.com28 Jul 2020

'My father could have gotten more due. He was capable of much more.' 'But he was always thankful.'

'Sushant never spoke about depression'

'Sushant never spoke about depression'

Rediff.com23 Jul 2020

'It is difficult to speak about Sushant in the past tense.'

My Father Jagdeep

My Father Jagdeep

Rediff.com23 Jul 2020

'When he came to Bombay, he lived on the streets with his mother.' 'He had to sell whatever little they had in their bags -- their clothes, his toys.' 'When they did not have money, a bakery would sell the bread crumbs fallen on the floor for one paisa in a newspaper.' 'But before eating, they had to take out the rat and cockroach shit from the crumbs.'

What will Saiyami play next?

What will Saiyami play next?

Rediff.com15 Jul 2020

'Nothing comes easy, but I knew what I was getting in to.'

'My mom was not ill'

'My mom was not ill'

Rediff.com3 Jul 2020

'We were shocked to know about her death.' 'We couldn't believe it because she was not sick or in a bad condition.'

The best Bollywood star dancers Saroj Khan has seen

The best Bollywood star dancers Saroj Khan has seen

Rediff.com3 Jul 2020

'Madhuri is the best dancer in the world.' 'Shahid is too good!' 'Hrithik is the best in the industry.'

'Actresses now don't like to work with me'

'Actresses now don't like to work with me'

Rediff.com3 Jul 2020

The Legend, frank as always.

'I was called Basuda's favourite hero'

'I was called Basuda's favourite hero'

Rediff.com11 Jun 2020

'As an actor, he gave me so much.'

'Basuda taught us how to express love without...'

'Basuda taught us how to express love without...'

Rediff.com9 Jun 2020

'...saying 'I love you'.' 'In none of the films has my character ever uttered 'I love you' or 'Main tumse mohabbat karta hoon'.'

'This is the most important thing I have done'

'This is the most important thing I have done'

Rediff.com27 May 2020

'I have seen the tears in their eyes.' 'I want to thank God for giving me an opportunity to help these guys.'

'Actors are very stupid'

'Actors are very stupid'

Rediff.com21 May 2020

'I am most happy about the memes of Thor and me; that was so cool!' 'I showed my wife one where my face was photoshopped on Thor's body.' 'She loves muscles -- she's always keeps telling me to get muscles.' 'I showed her the photo and told her that the muscle guy has been replaced by the artist.'

'We will win at the end of these dark days'

'We will win at the end of these dark days'

Rediff.com15 May 2020

'Jeetenge Hum is a thank you to the frontline workers and to show our country how beautiful it is.'

Sonnalli Seygall's 5 health tips

Sonnalli Seygall's 5 health tips

Rediff.com4 May 2020

'I have hot water with haldi. It's great for immunity.'

'It feels like a close family member has passed away'

'It feels like a close family member has passed away'

Rediff.com29 Apr 2020

'Ever since I heard about his death this morning, I have not been able to control my tears,' says Patcy N who interviewed the actor often

'People won't resume work from May 4'

'People won't resume work from May 4'

Rediff.com23 Apr 2020

'We don't know when things will get back to normal, even if the lockdown gets over.'

'My life has become busier in the lockdown'

'My life has become busier in the lockdown'

Rediff.com22 Apr 2020

'I will not take anything for granted now.'

'Kriti is a hopeless romantic'

'Kriti is a hopeless romantic'

Rediff.com16 Apr 2020

'The timing of the lockdown was such that Kriti was at home after more than a month of shooting.' 'So we are getting good family time.'

'This is not a vacation, right? This is a lockdown'

'This is not a vacation, right? This is a lockdown'

Rediff.com14 Apr 2020

'What you do today defines what you are going to be tomorrow.'

'I am eating a bottle of Nutella a day!'

'I am eating a bottle of Nutella a day!'

Rediff.com12 Apr 2020

'Everyone's going to come out on few kilos (heavier).'

'I am looking at the lockdown positively'

'I am looking at the lockdown positively'

Rediff.com9 Apr 2020

'We are so busy in our lives, there is never any time.'

Video: Want to keep fit? Elli AvrRam shows you how!

Video: Want to keep fit? Elli AvrRam shows you how!

Rediff.com8 Apr 2020

'Meditation will keep you calm.'

'People want to see me on screen'

'People want to see me on screen'

Rediff.com7 Apr 2020

'It is very difficult for anybody to say no to the fame and fancies that come along.' 'But I was courageous and had the strength to say no.'

'I will pray to God to save our planet'

'I will pray to God to save our planet'

Rediff.com3 Apr 2020

'I miss my grandparents the most. Though they are no more, I wish they were here. Quarantine would have been heaven.'

'Cooking is amazing!'

'Cooking is amazing!'

Rediff.com1 Apr 2020

'You should pick up household chores that requires physical activity.' 'I volunteered to mop the whole house, so my mum is very happy.'

Vampires and Tender Love...Daisy Shah's obsessions

Vampires and Tender Love...Daisy Shah's obsessions

Rediff.com31 Mar 2020

'That's how you keep yourself alive and young.'

'It was my duty to make Irrfan bhai laugh'

'It was my duty to make Irrfan bhai laugh'

Rediff.com17 Mar 2020

'When it comes to work, he forgets his sleep, his food, everything.' 'He is too involved in the process and that gives him strength.'

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