All stories by RONJITA KULKARNI
'Usually, such stories are not seen in films'Rediff.com10 May 2022
'The stories I want to tell are very important.'
'My parents never brought me up to be a quitter'Rediff.com1 Apr 2022
'Never sit back and relax.' 'Always be a student.' 'Always be hungry to learn and improve.'
'There's no actor with a 100% track record'Rediff.com30 Mar 2022
'I was getting paid great money.' 'I was a part of some wonderful films, which I loved making, but I was becoming very complacent with my approach to my work.' 'And I did not want that.'
Why Alia Wears White in Gangubai KathiawadiRediff.com8 Mar 2022
'I knew that since I would be designing for Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film, the aesthetics would have to be correct.' 'He doesn't show poverty in his films.' 'He won't show someone standing on the streets in phate hue kapde.'
Why Designing Clothes For This Film Was SO TOUGH!Rediff.com8 Mar 2022
'Kangana is such a stylo, she knows what will look good on her.'
'They thought I was stark raving mad'Rediff.com18 Feb 2022
'I was about 27 at that point in time, and I knew that if I didn't take this leap then, I wouldn't take the leap ever.'
'No point living life in regret, yaar'Rediff.com9 Feb 2022
'Trust me, I don't even enjoy the company of friends who live in regret.' 'You either own your decisions or just let it go and work harder to get something better.'
'When you lose a job, it affects your self-worth...'Rediff.com20 Jan 2022
'...Your confidence.' 'You go through this emotional roller coaster ride, which affects your partner as well.'
'Aditya Chopra says '83 is your finest'Rediff.com31 Dec 2021
'A friend of mine said she grew up not liking cricket. She hated cricket.' 'But she said when I was watching your film, I suddenly had a life-altering moment when I thought that if this is what cricket does to you, then have I missed out on a large part of my life?' 'I got tears in my eyes when I read that.'
'I don't want to be the biggest star'Rediff.com28 Dec 2021
'That's not my dream anymore.'
'I said I'll do Baghban if I got maximum scenes with Amitabh Bachchan'Rediff.com21 Dec 2021
'I got an offer to do a cameo in Jassi Jaisi Koi Nahin.' 'I did it just to get out of my house, and so that my parents would not see me so depressed.'
'Glad Cadbury stuck to SRK during his bad times'Rediff.com1 Dec 2021
'Once an ad, or a brand, has taken a stance, it should have the guts to stick to it.' 'You can't put out an ad and then issue an apology.'
Her granddad was a Lok Sabha Speaker!Rediff.com24 Nov 2021
'I don't come from a political family.' 'I have one man, my grandfather, who is in politics.'
When Rani didn't have money to study...Rediff.com23 Nov 2021
'As a family, we were not going through a very good time financially.' 'I wanted to be an interior designer, but I didn't have enough money to join the polytechnic.' 'I was about 15-and-a-half, 16, so I said okay, let me just try (acting).'
Lockdown Blues? Let Lillete Tell A StoryRediff.com19 Nov 2021
Lillete Dubey will stage her 34th play Lockdown Liaisons from November 19, based on a book by Shobhaa De.
'I don't want to do aunty roles again'Rediff.com17 Nov 2021
'When Zubeida came, everybody loved me and I got a slew of offers of the same kind.' 'People started saying, "Aap nayi Aruna Irani ban jayegi".'
'To make a Bollywood film is not easy'Rediff.com4 Aug 2021
'I don't trust these days. Like now, everyone likes Mimi and my phone is constantly ringing. But tomorrow if I make a flop, the opposite will happen.'
'Film industry isn't friendly to tough guys'Rediff.com12 Jul 2021
'Good actors are supposed to be guys who wear kurta-pajama and look soft and nice.' 'People like me are not in that category.'
'All the good roles for old people go to Amitabh Bachchan'Rediff.com12 Jul 2021
'Whatever scrapings are left is dished out to people like me.'
'World has changed thanks to Salman Khan'Rediff.com2 Jul 2021
'If you are dark, you can't be a hero.' 'If you have curly hair, you can't be a hero.' 'If you were muscular, you had to become a fighter.' 'Today if you are muscular, you can be a hero.' 'Salman Khan made being muscular fashionable.'