In his four-decade career, Mahesh Bhatt has never shied away from showing the elements of his real life in films like ‘Woh Lamhe’. The veteran filmmaker says there is "nothing personal about any human being".
His powerful avant-garde roles in offbeat Indian films have set Nawazuddin Siddiqui apart from the true-blue heroes of Bollywood. And that is why the actor, a 'hero' in his own right, suggests that newcomers never let go of their "uniqueness".
Robust film promotions and elaborate publicity strategies are accepted ways of driving a movie to the audience, but the viewers are smart enough to "gauge" and "read through" it all, says megastar Amitabh Bachchan.
Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who is often seen in intense and negative roles, says since he hasn't yet got a chance to do the Bollywood dance routine, he'd be ready to take on a dancer's role in a movie, if it is offered to him.
Versatile actor Om Puri, who has maintained just the right balance between commercial and parallel cinema, misses the good content on celluloid and rues that movie-making is now reduced to just money-making.