'Double inuendo dialogue worse than abuse': Manu Rishi

By Hindustan Times

Filmmakers these days are focusing on realistic stories and are not shying away from using expletives or double inuendo dialogues. But actor-writer Manu Rishi says this could be worse than direct abuse.

"I don't believe in double meaning lyrics or dialogue. I always put the character's spirit and image in my lyrics and dialogue. I do abuse (in real life), but I don't sell them (through my writing)," Manu told IANS.

Popular for his role as Bangali in the comedy Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!, Manu has also written dialogues for Aisha and his forthcoming film Life Ki Toh Lag Gayi.

He says it's good to be discreet rather using abuses mindlessly.

"Such lyrics and dialogue don't carry the right spirit of the song or the c