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Ronjita Kulkarni

Ronjita Kulkarni heads the Entertainment Desk, and has been writing on movies, music, books, lifestyle, news and much more for 20 years. Click here to read her stories. You can e-mail the author at ronjitad@rediff.co.in

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'Karan Johar is all heart, Adi Chopra is a businessman'

'Karan Johar is all heart, Adi Chopra is a businessman'

Rediff.com19 Jul 2022

'We are not just making films like a business, we still love what we do.' 'Being anxious is a sign that the heart still beats for the work that we do.'

'Anxiousness hoti hai'

'Anxiousness hoti hai'

Rediff.com18 Jul 2022

'I'm very, very, confident of the film we made.'

'Ranbir comes on set like a student, rather than a star'

'Ranbir comes on set like a student, rather than a star'

Rediff.com13 Jul 2022

'Ranbir is only working for the film. He's never working for himself.'

Bollywood GETS GORGEOUS For Social Media

Bollywood GETS GORGEOUS For Social Media

Rediff.com15 Jun 2022

Photographer Shivam Gupta knows how to make the stars shimmer even brighter in photoshoots.

'Usually, such stories are not seen in films'

'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'

'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'

'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 Kathiawadi

Why Alia Wears White in Gangubai Kathiawadi

Rediff.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!

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'

'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'

'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...'

'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'

'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'

'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'

'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'

'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!

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...

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 Story

Lockdown Blues? Let Lillete Tell A Story

Rediff.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'

'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".'

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