SAMEENA RAZZAQ

All stories by SAMEENA RAZZAQ

'I am an outcast in Bollywood'

'I am an outcast in Bollywood'

Rediff.com10 Feb 2021

'The idea is to sideline you, box you up in a smaller box, so you don't go out of that.' 'The bigger boxes are for their own people.'

'Salman said I should try acting'

'Salman said I should try acting'

Rediff.com6 Feb 2021

'I was quite nervous initially when I was supposed to work with my father.'

'Everything was perfect about Tandav'

'Everything was perfect about Tandav'

Rediff.com21 Jan 2021

'I haven't done TV in quite some time now but I have faced this bias.' 'It's not that I feel unwelcome.' 'It's just that when it comes to certain things, I get shortlisted and they tell me that my test was really good but the producer wants a film face.'

'I don't think sex is all that important'

'I don't think sex is all that important'

Rediff.com14 Jan 2021

'It's the relationship that is important.'

'I don't do movies from a political angle'

'I don't do movies from a political angle'

Rediff.com6 Jan 2021

'We are talking about history, about things that transpired.' 'If we don't know our history, we will never be able to evolve as individuals.'

'We aren't encouraging people to kill their husbands'

'We aren't encouraging people to kill their husbands'

Rediff.com23 Dec 2020

'There are a lot of women out there in abusive marriages.'

'After Kiran Rao threw me out, I was heartbroken'

'After Kiran Rao threw me out, I was heartbroken'

Rediff.com10 Dec 2020

'Around the same time, I watched Rock On!! where those guys have that midlife crisis.' 'They are busy with their corporate jobs and then they want to start singing again.' 'Seeing that, I got a boost.' 'I felt if I don't give acting a full chance again, I will regret it.' 'So I decided to quit my job and pursue acting full time.'

'With failure, you learn a lot of things'

'With failure, you learn a lot of things'

Rediff.com24 Nov 2020

'Nothing will fall into anybody's lap for free.' 'There is a lot of competition out there, there are a lot of people to take your place.' 'It's never easy.'

'I still don't know who the girl in black bikini is!'

'I still don't know who the girl in black bikini is!'

Rediff.com20 Nov 2020

'For men to find their centre of gravity, it will only come when they are settled in their head.'

'When you make love, it's an expression of love'

'When you make love, it's an expression of love'

Rediff.com10 Nov 2020

If you see a lesbian kiss or a lovemaking scene in an American show, you wouldn't call it sleaze. Game of Thrones had so much nudity and so much lovemaking but people said oh my God, what a show! I will not call it sleaze. I call it boldness, I call it story telling.'

'I have done a lot of things that I am not proud of'

'I have done a lot of things that I am not proud of'

Rediff.com5 Nov 2020

'I had anger management issues, but I would like to believe that I worked on myself to make sure that I am a slightly better version of myself.'

'Mirzapur has been an eventful journey'

'Mirzapur has been an eventful journey'

Rediff.com4 Nov 2020

'It is a male-dominated show, but that does not mean that the female characters do not stand out.'

'It's high time I come out of my inhibitions'

'It's high time I come out of my inhibitions'

Rediff.com29 Oct 2020

'Today, a four-year-old child knows how to go on YouTube and see everything.' 'What are you going to control and what are you going to tell them? Nothing.' 'This is the generation we are living in.'

'I tend to look like a child'

'I tend to look like a child'

Rediff.com12 Oct 2020

'Trust me, it's a disadvantage because people don't take you seriously.'

'Kareena is a masala film'

'Kareena is a masala film'

Rediff.com23 Sep 2020

'She is a star and that has nothing to do with where she was born.' 'I always say about her that, wherever she would have been born and whatever job she would have done, she would have been a star

'I used to be in drag on Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu...'

'I used to be in drag on Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu...'

Rediff.com8 Sep 2020

'Sharing screen space with Salman bhai is a superb experience.'

'Nobody is born a Dawood Ibrahim'

'Nobody is born a Dawood Ibrahim'

Rediff.com6 Aug 2020

'As an actor, the excitement for me is to step into those shoes and see what keeps that man going and what has made him what he is today.'

He was married to Smriti Irani for 125 episodes

He was married to Smriti Irani for 125 episodes

Rediff.com15 Jul 2020

'I got a very simple one-line brief from Ekta Kapoor that this character is like the Ramayan's Ram -- ideal husband, son and maryada purushottam.'

How Kamya Panjabi found love again

How Kamya Panjabi found love again

Rediff.com11 Jul 2020

'I have always taken care of people. It's never happened that someone took care of me.'

'We get scared, but how long will we sit at home?'

'We get scared, but how long will we sit at home?'

Rediff.com8 Jul 2020

'We have fewer actors in every scene.' 'We don't have family scenes or scenes that involve a lot of people.' 'We are not doing scenes which are intimate or require closeness.'

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