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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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'My mom was not ill'

'My mom was not ill'

Rediff.com3 days ago

'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 days ago

'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 days ago

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 'I showed her the photo and told her that the muscle guy has been replaced by the artist.'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.'

'Irrfan did not show us that he was not well'

'Irrfan did not show us that he was not well'

Rediff.com12 Mar 2020

'When the trailer of Angrezi Medium came out, and when the credits were rolling in the end, with names like Irrfan Khan, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Deepak Dobriyal, Dimple Kapadia... that's when it hit me and I couldn't control my tears. That was the first time I realised that I was living my dream.'

'Irrfan doesn't want your pity. He wants your love'

'Irrfan doesn't want your pity. He wants your love'

Rediff.com11 Mar 2020

'He's got such incredible resilience, such an incredible spirit that we were feeding off his strength rather than him feeding off ours.' 'Sometimes I look back and cannot figure out how the f*** we made this movie.'

Making Kiara, Aishwarya, Bhumi look SEXY!

Making Kiara, Aishwarya, Bhumi look SEXY!

Rediff.com21 Feb 2020

'Even if we do a really sexy picture, they (stars) trust me and my wife Manisha to pull out an absolutely amazing shot.' 'It should not cross that line and step into vulgarity.'

Want Romance tips from Sunny Deol?

Want Romance tips from Sunny Deol?

Rediff.com14 Feb 2020

'Even if the girl gives you a look, your whole day is made. It's a beautiful feeling.'

SEE: Dalip Tahil sings and tells some secrets

SEE: Dalip Tahil sings and tells some secrets

Rediff.com14 Jan 2020

Dalip Tahil has worked on stage, in the films, television and now on the digital platform, and he's not slowing down anytime soon. Continuing our series: Actors We Love.

'Akshay is a true blue superstar'

'Akshay is a true blue superstar'

Rediff.com30 Dec 2019

'Akshay is in the same phase that probably Mr Bachchan has gone through.' 'He has that kind of success and stardom, but he does not let it go to his head.' 'That's what I love about him.'

'I am living my life on one leg'

'I am living my life on one leg'

Rediff.com30 Dec 2019

'I am constantly balancing, whether it's time with Saif, whether it's Taimur, whether it's with my mom-in-law, whether it's my own family, whether it's 30-35 days of doing brands, then 50 days of shooting a film... there's a lot going on...'

'I am a very greedy man'

'I am a very greedy man'

Rediff.com17 Dec 2019

'I don't make big budget films. So if my film makes Rs 120 crore, it's a huge hit. We finish fast, make it on a small budget and recover fast,' Akshay Kumar tells Patcy N/Rediff.com.

'I am queen of the heartland of India'

'I am queen of the heartland of India'

Rediff.com7 Nov 2019

'The idea is to celebrate your imperfections because God has made us all the same, right?'

'I still suffer from trauma'

'I still suffer from trauma'

Rediff.com6 Nov 2019

'Who will give me that (lost) time?' 'The stress I have gone through, the stress my family has gone through.' 'We have not laughed in seven, eight years.'

Have a sexual problem? Boman's BIG TIP

Have a sexual problem? Boman's BIG TIP

Rediff.com24 Oct 2019

'If you want people to get a social message, it is important to package it with humour.'

'People don't feel shy talking about sex now'

'People don't feel shy talking about sex now'

Rediff.com23 Oct 2019

'But you have to keep in mind the entertainment value. It can't be preachy.'

'Every actor would wish to do film like this'

'Every actor would wish to do film like this'

Rediff.com17 Oct 2019

'The script, the way it has been written, the relationships, the intensity... everything was so powerful.'

Meet Moosa from The Family Man

Meet Moosa from The Family Man

Rediff.com15 Oct 2019

'Raj and DK have taken the effort to look at Moosa as a person.' 'Like, what happened to him?' 'What made him become a terrorist?' 'The emotional trauma that he might have had... that clicked for me.'

'Amjad did not sound like a dacoit'

'Amjad did not sound like a dacoit'

Rediff.com30 Sep 2019

'I have done so many films but even today when I walk on the road, people call me Kaalia. I don't feel bad. I feel proud that people have seen me in Sholay and remember me.'

'Every girl in this world is lucky'

'Every girl in this world is lucky'

Rediff.com19 Sep 2019

'I don't believe in the length of the role. But I definitely don't want to be decoration.'

'People say the ghosts in my films were not scary'

'People say the ghosts in my films were not scary'

Rediff.com18 Sep 2019

'Films were made on a very low budget, so if there was a small defect, we would let it pass, and audiences often didn't catch those defects.' Shyam Ramsay tells us his 'horror' story.

Watch! When Khayyam spoke about his favourite song

Watch! When Khayyam spoke about his favourite song

Rediff.com20 Aug 2019

When Khayyam talked about his favourite singer, the song he can never forget and the film that won him the National Award.

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