Indian cinema, which is celebrating its centenary year, has a unique identity and should rival Hollywood as its eastern equivalent, says actor-producer Saif Ali Khan who does not believe in any attempts to cross over.
“Our eastern identity is fundamentally different from theirs. We should look at taking our movies from India to the Middle East, or to places like Egypt and Spain as the audience there is suited to our movies. And we should rival Hollywood as an eastern equivalent, if ‘western’ is what they call themselves,” he says.
With over two decades in films and with veteran actor Sharmila Tagore as his mother, Saif does have a fair idea of how and what kind of cinema clicks. And he also en