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Guess which actor has returned to painting?
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Guess which actor has returned to painting?

'I have become more comfortable with silences,' Amol Palekar tells Patcy N/Rediff.com Long before Amol Palekar became famous as an actor, he was an artist. He studied Fine Arts at Mumbai's celebrated Sir JJ School of Arts. Later, he took up acting, and got busy with it. Don't Miss: 'People liked that Amol Palekar wasn't Superman' At 70, the actor returned to his roots, and held an exhibition in Mumbai. A look at some of Palekar's paintings: "Returning to painting is like a homecoming. I am ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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'Going to work with Deven Verma was like going to a picnic'

'Deven Verma was a good friend, a good actor and a very good human being,' Aruna Irani tells Patcy N. The brilliant Deven Verma succumbed to kidney failure in the early hours of December 2. Veteran actress Aruna Irani had worked with the actor in almost 20 movies, including Angoor, Buddha Mil Gaya, Bhago Bhut Aaya, Professor Ki Padosan and Dil Toh Pagal Hai. The actress pays tribute to him: Deven Verma came into the film industry before me. I had seen one of his films. I liked his ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago Goodbye Deven Verma and thank you for all the laughs  Business Standard India1 month ago
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Ayushmann Khurrana: Best part about being an actor is...

'...That you don’t have to introduce yourself. You don’t have to carry a visiting card,' Ayushmann Khurrana tells Patcy N/ Rediff.com. We still know him as the Vicky Donor actor. But there's much more to Ayushmann Khurrana. The actor will be seen next in Hawaizaada, co-starring Mithun Chakraborty, releasing January 30. Ayushmann talks to Patcy N/ Rediff.com about his movies, his long-distance marriage and the biggest worry in his life. Hawaizaada is a period movie, directed by ...
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'My mother Geeta Bali contributed a lot to the making of Shammi Kapoor'

'If you see the way Shammi Kapoor danced... that was Geeta Bali's personality. My mother was a bigger and more successful star than my father when they got married.' Aditya Raj Kapoor, Shammi Kapoor and Geeta Bali's son, talks to Patcy N/Rediff.com about his mother. Geeta Bali, one of the most interesting actresses of her time, died of smallpox, aged just 34, in January 1965. On her 50th death anniversary, her son Aditya Raj Kapoor (in the photograph as a boy with his mother) shares fond ...
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'I still regret saying no to Raj Kapoor for Satyam Shivam Sundaram'

'I regret the years that I did not work. I took a break at the peak of my career. I should not have done that. You lose contact with people and to start all over again is a struggle.' Rajnigandha actress Vidya Sinha looks back at her life.  Amol Palekar's pretty girl-next-door heroine Vidya Sinha is better known as Dadi these days. After winning the Miss Bombay title, Vidya Sinha launched on a successful movie career, giving us films like Rajnigandha and Chotti Si ...
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Nagpur to PK, Rajkumar Hirani's amazing journey

As Rajkumar Hirani's PK gets ready for release, we re-publish our special on the director, published in December 2009.   Barring a Shah Rukh Khan, an Akshay Kumar or a Preity Zinta, it is near impossible for most Indians to break into Bollywood's exclusive club of star children. Hearteningly, it is still possible for Indians born in middle class homes to become star technicians like 3 Idiots director Rajkumar Hirani. Patcy N and photographer NV Reuben traveled to Raju Hirani's home town ...
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'People liked that Amol Palekar wasn't Superman'

'Everybody is concerned only with 100 crore films... If our starting point is going to be "How much money will it make? Will it go into the 100 crore club?" then I am not interested.' Amol Palekar in a lively interview with Patcy N/Rediff.com After charming us for decades on the big screen, Amol Palekar decided to return to his first love: Painting. On his 70th birthday, the actor held an exhibition in Mumbai, but more on that later. In the first part of a lively conversation with Patcy ...
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Why Deven Varma retired from the movies

Deven Verma passed away into the ages on December 2. We re-publish an interview done with the veteran actor on July 23, 2013. At 76, Deven Varma looks very fit and active sitting in his quaint bungalow in the posh Kalyani Nagar neighbourhood in Pune. For an 11 am interview, he is set and ready by 10:15.  Varma has worked in 149 films, with some of the biggest names in the business, like Gol Maal, Angoor, Khatta Meetha, Naastik, Rang ...
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'Sanjeev Kumar had no ego, Ashok Kumar had a feminine voice'

Deven Verma passed away into the ages on December 2. We re-publish an interview done with the veteran actor on July 25, 2013. One of the most talented actors of his time, Deven Varma has worked in 149 films, with some of the biggest names in the business, in films like Gol Maal, Angoor, Khatta Meetha, Naastik, Rang Birangi, Dil and Judaai. Married to Ashok Kumar’s daughter Rupa, Varma always looked up to his father-in-law and quit films when Ashok Kumar passed away. “When I started ...
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'There is never a happy ending in life'

'Saif is very passionate as an actor. He is always thinking way ahead. He wants to make movies for the future. He doesn’t necessarily stick to the current trends.' Director duo Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK discuss Happy Ending. Director duo Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK, popularly known as Raj and DK, have made quite a few comedies (Shor In The City, 99, Go Goa Gone) but they claim they're not funny at all. As they get ready for their latest film Happy Ending, starring ...
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