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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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'Janhvi was sitting on the footpath, reading the script'

'Janhvi was sitting on the footpath, reading the script'

Rediff.com3 days ago

'I was very scared as I was a first-time director. 'Janhvi is a star and a star kid. But the moment she asked me if she was capable of playing the role, we became equals.'

'You cannot compare Janhvi with Nayanthara'

'You cannot compare Janhvi with Nayanthara'

Rediff.com3 days ago

'Nayanthara's Koko is so different from Janhvi's Jerry. Janhvi is a newcomer, just four films old.'

'I paid Rs 10 a night to sleep in stations...'

'I paid Rs 10 a night to sleep in stations...'

Rediff.com4 Aug 2022

'These experiences were necessary for my journey.'

The Panchayat Actor Who Won Our Hearts

The Panchayat Actor Who Won Our Hearts

Rediff.com4 Aug 2022

'It's like attending two months of laughing school when we are shooting.' 'If anyone is depressed and needs laughing yoga, they should come to our sets.'

Why Sanjay Leela Bhansali Makes HIT Films

Why Sanjay Leela Bhansali Makes HIT Films

Rediff.com27 Jun 2022

'Sanjayji is so spontaneous that you come to know immediately whether the dialogue or the script has touched him or not.'

'Shah Rukh was what Ranveer is like today'

'Shah Rukh was what Ranveer is like today'

Rediff.com27 Jun 2022

'Ranveer Singh is very lively on the sets. You don't feel the pressure when he's there.'

'Shilpa Shetty has been very caring'

'Shilpa Shetty has been very caring'

Rediff.com13 Jun 2022

'She is not only concerned about her own performance or how she is looking, but also about others.'

'You need violence and gore to shake things up'

'You need violence and gore to shake things up'

Rediff.com7 Jun 2022

'I always feel that to shake up human beings, you have to go a little extreme.'

'Sometimes it feels spiritual when you sing to a live audience'

'Sometimes it feels spiritual when you sing to a live audience'

Rediff.com1 Jun 2022

'When you sing, you have to be in the song. You have to feel it or else, don't do the song.' 'That's why I haven't delivered a bad song in my career.'

'Covid bred contempt in people'

'Covid bred contempt in people'

Rediff.com31 May 2022

'Social media became a place to lash out in the pandemic.'

'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.'

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