Interviews

Even for biggest of stars, every film counts: Imran Khan

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His last release "Delhi Belly" might have been a runaway hit but Imran Khan is still a bundle of nerves as he readies for "Mere Brother Ki Dulhan" and says actors have to prove their prowess with every new film as past successes had no relevance to the future.

There're no camps in Bollywood: Katrina Kaif

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Katrina Kaif's decision to do two Yash Raj Films (YRF) with the warring Khans - Salman and Shah Rukh - has raised eyebrows, but the actress is unperturbed and argues there are no camps in Bollywood.

I enjoy doing TV shows: Sonali Bendre

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Actress Sonali Bendre, who is excited to see the third edition of talent hunt show "India's Got Talent" that has among the highest television rating points (TRPs) among reality shows, says she is returning to television because she genuinely enjoys it.

A film is no more a family outing: Dharmendra

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He has nearly 250 films to his credit, has dabbled in politics and, at the age of 75, is donning a new role. Dharmendra, who will judge a new reality show on TV, says filmmaking in Bollywood has become faster and crisper but could do without being too explicit.

Bollywood making international mark: Lisa Ray

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She calls herself a cancer graduate, swears by the prowess of yoga and is penning a book on the disease. All this while Indian-Canadian actress Lisa Ray has been itching to return to Bollywood, which according to her is growing by leaps and bounds internationally.

I hardly get paid for films: Minissha

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In her six-year-long career, Minissha Lamba has done 12 films out of which only three did well at the box office, including Corporate, Bachna Ae Haseeno and Well Done Abba while the rest bombed. Read On..

'Delhi Belly' item number situational, not promotional: Aamir

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Superstar Aamir Khan, who is set to appear as an 'item boy' in the number "I hate you as I love you" in his production "Delhi Belly", makes it very clear that the song is an integral part of the story and not just a promotional gimmick.

Cinema no more wholesome family entertainer: Imran Khan

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Offbeat and parallel cinema, films for children and adults, or divided between rural and urban... the lines had been blurred for many years, but the Hindi film industry is now clearly divided into segments, says actor Imran Khan who also believes that Bollywood is now in its "best phase".

Comedy easy, intense roles challenging: Kangna

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She may be known for her intensity and emotive portrayals of conflicted characters in films like Gangster and Fashion, but Kangna Ranaut says that she is essentially a "fun-loving" person and the comedy genre comes quite naturally to her.

I learn from mistakes: Avinash Gowariker

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Celebrity photographer Avinash Gowariker got his first big break on the sets of his brother filmmaker Ashutosh’s second directorial Baazi (1995) starring Aamir Khan. However, it was Salman Khan who made Avinash a celebrity. “It was Salman who completely boosted my career by shooting with me extensively in my struggling days. I owe my career to him.”