'I belonged to the working class, not the middle class.''I was a rag-picker. I used to pick up coal from the railway tracks.''I was rejected from the FTII, as I was very unkempt and skinny.''I did not look like a hero, villain or comedian.''But Girish Karnad and Jairaj said I should be taken based on merit, not looks.' IMAGE: Om Puri, Manish Dayal and Helen Mirren in The Hundred-Foot Journey. At the launch of his biography Unlikely Hero, Om Puri got quite emotional as he remembered the people ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Giving up cricket isn't easy for a cricketer especially when you are a legendary cricketer's son.But giving up the dream of being an actor would have been even more difficult for Angad Bedi.The young actor in a free-wheeling conversation with Rediff.com's Jahnavi Patel. Photograph: Kind Courtesy Angad Bedi/Instagram Before I can ring the doorbell to Angad Bedi's apartment, he opens the door, saying, "I heard you climb up." The cozy apartment, decorated in shades of light blue and white, is a ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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