A film is no more a family outing: Dharmendra

By Manpreet Kaur (08:15)

New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) 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.

"Things have changed a lot in the industry. In our time, we would take our leisure time during the making of a film, but now everything has become very short and crisp. The filmmaking process has become fast. Even the size of the reel has been compressed," Dharmendra told IANS.

"The films are real to life subjects, the stories are unpredictable, but it is painful to see the treatment that is being given to certain subjects, specifically the language," he added.

He is known to have worked in all genres -