ROSHMILA BHATTACHARYA

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'Heeramandi Showed India As A Sone Ki Chidiya'

'Heeramandi Showed India As A Sone Ki Chidiya'

Rediff.com7 days ago

'The primary set took over three months to build with 14,000-15,000 workers employed at a time.'

'We ensured that Mallikajaan's Shahi Mahal lived up to its name.' 'One zardosi panel cost around Rs 4 lakh; the one with the kalpavriksh was around Rs 5 lakh.'

'Directors Weren't Noticing Me'

'Directors Weren't Noticing Me'

Rediff.com22 May 2024

'Money was pouring in after Movers & Shakers. At the turn of the millennium, I was voted one of the top 10 Mumbaikars. People joked that even when they switched off their TV sets, I was there! I would ask God if he was compensating me for the loss of Ayush, the greatest tragedy of my life.'

'We All Grow Up, Become Wiser'

'We All Grow Up, Become Wiser'

Rediff.com22 May 2024

'Since we are in the same party now, there has to be political camaraderie if nothing more.'

'Heeramandi wasn't another sex scene'

'Heeramandi wasn't another sex scene'

Rediff.com16 May 2024

'While I was performing it, I had a weird feeling that people would love it because it's so bizarre.'

'People Want To Marry Me'

'People Want To Marry Me'

Rediff.com15 May 2024

'People are saying, 'Wah Ustad!''

'We Had A Tom And Jerry Relationship'

'We Had A Tom And Jerry Relationship'

Rediff.com6 May 2024

'I believed that no matter what happened, I would be there to take care of him.' 'He believed it too and even when he fell ill, he had total faith in me, ki main sab theek kar doongi.' 'I tried, I really tried, but I fell short and he went away.'

'I can feel Irrfan's presence'

'I can feel Irrfan's presence'

Rediff.com29 Apr 2024

'My respect for Irrfan has grown 100 times now when he is no longer with us.'

'My Life Was In Danger'

'My Life Was In Danger'

Rediff.com22 Apr 2024

'I received many threatening calls and letters.' 'A fatwa was issued against me.'

'Four women in their 60s followed me...'

'Four women in their 60s followed me...'

Rediff.com12 Apr 2024

'One told me there that she had been abused by her father when she was nine years old. The other when she was 12.' 'In all these years, they had not been able to confide about it to their mothers or even their husbands.'

'You've To Choose Your Battles Carefully'

'You've To Choose Your Battles Carefully'

Rediff.com11 Apr 2024

'If you are a strong-minded, opinionated woman, scars are inevitable.'

'I was the highest paid actress'

'I was the highest paid actress'

Rediff.com5 Apr 2024

'I never had any nakhras, never threw tantrums, so I got along with all my heroes.'

'Playing tipsy is difficult to enact'

'Playing tipsy is difficult to enact'

Rediff.com8 Mar 2024

'Bahut mazaa aaya tha doing Agneepath. When you are working with good actors, it enriches your acting.' 'Amitabhji and I had done Shahenshah before, but that was a fun film.'

'Priyanka Chopra Was A Clear Winner'

'Priyanka Chopra Was A Clear Winner'

Rediff.com6 Mar 2024

'Priyanka has done very well in Bollywood and Hollywood. But had she joined politics, it might have been a different story altogether. Given how ambitious she was, she would have made a good youth leader. She might even have launched her own party,' says Sathya Saran

'The biggest risk I took was...'

'The biggest risk I took was...'

Rediff.com29 Feb 2024

'Life had its own plans and now I have learnt to go with the flow.'

'What Still Resonates Is That Voice'

'What Still Resonates Is That Voice'

Rediff.com28 Feb 2024

'How many voices from that time have stood the test of time?' 'There have been RJs before him and after him, but no one has enjoyed his popularity and longevity.'

'Chitthi Aayi Hai captures yearning of the human heart'

'Chitthi Aayi Hai captures yearning of the human heart'

Rediff.com27 Feb 2024

'Shooting with Pankaj was a delightful experience because he was a charming, easy and effortless singer.'

'I embrace each day as it comes'

'I embrace each day as it comes'

Rediff.com26 Feb 2024

'Life will test you but if you have resilience and fortitude, the crown will be yours forever,' says Miss World Yukta Mookhey.

'Rituraj was the life of the party'

'Rituraj was the life of the party'

Rediff.com22 Feb 2024

'One day, just like that, without even saying goodbye, he was gone.'

'Films offer you life lessons'

'Films offer you life lessons'

Rediff.com21 Feb 2024

'If someone were to ask you if you want to die tomorrow, no matter what problems you are grappling with, you would be hesitant, right?'

'Bollywood is such a waste of time'

'Bollywood is such a waste of time'

Rediff.com15 Feb 2024

'You make a song, it gets rejected, you have to make 10 more.'

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