‘If my face is acceptable, my body responds at 75, I’ll continue acting’

I REMEMBER Amitabh Bachchan’s 74th birthday last year. I happened to be interviewing him for HT Brunch. He was meeting-and-greeting fans at Pratiksha and Jalsa: his old and first...

If I let my stardom get in the way, then I’ll harm my films,...

I did not recognize Aamir Khan at first. I was sitting in the actor’s vanity and makeup van. Waiting for him at Mumbai’s Film City. His aide...
Sanjay Dutt

I think the Hollywood film ‘Taken’ was taken from my film Sadak!

I liked the trailer of Sanjay Dutt’s Bhoomi very much. It stirred me. Told me that there’s hope for Bollywood after all. And it was good to...

Happy 50th Birthday, Akshay Kumar!

For his 50th birthday today, I wish I could give Akshay Kumar a hug. But I can’t. The actor is somewhere in the Swiss Alps. Snowboarding and...

Nawazuddin Siddiqui – Killing it like Bond!

I met Nawazuddin Siddiqui but once. He was promoting a forthcoming release. He sat across me talking and unconsciously rolled a cigarette. I watched him quietly. He...

IT’S DIFFICULT BEING SHAH RUKH KHAN!

It’s close to 3 am at Mehboob Studio in Mumbai. I am on Red Bull. Subi Samuel, the great photographer, is sipping black coffee. There’s no shoot...