'We always tell children to touch the feet of elders. But why?''Why can't a child be respected?''You have to be very equipped to even want to have children.''There are entrance exams for even MBAs... and this is a life we're talking about.' IMAGE: Gauri Shinde with her Dear Zindagi heroine Alia Bhatt. "I'm very much of a romantic," director Gauri Shinde tells Rediff.com's Ronjita Kulkarni at her office in Khar, northwest Mumbai. She would love to make a hardcore romance movie someday. But for ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
'My grandmother taking me to the jamatkhana was like a different world.''Like I had a key to a door which no one else seemed to have.''She doesn't take me anymore because she says I'm an embarrassment!' Acting was never Twinkle Khanna's cup of tea. Like she told us, her movies provide the laughs in her family. Her true calling is actually in words. And stories. We saw Twinkle's talent for writing in her first book, Mrs Funnybones. She has just released her second book -- a collection of short ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
'With Tanu Weds Manu I discovered myself.' IMAGE: Aanand L Rai with his Happy Bhaag Jayegi team: Actors Diana Penty, Abhay Deol and Ali Fazal and producer Krishika Lulla. Photograph: Aanand L Rai/Twitter ""Some things look good because they are ordinary," says filmmaker Aanand L Rai. He firmly believes in that because some of the films he has directed -- like the Tanu Weds Manu movies and Raanjhanaa -- are brilliant simply for that reason. Rai is even making one of India's biggest superstars ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
'I just lucked out.''I got good roles. I was in the right phase, selected at the right time.''But I had no great ambition.'Suchitra Krishnamoorthy gives Rediff.com's Ronjita Kulkarni a glimpse into her career. Photograph: Suchitra Krishnamoorthy/Twitter Suchitra Krishnamoorthi does not want to marry again for sex.; And no, she does not have Aphallatosis (a rare mental disorder arising from lack of sex), as she claimed in her book, Drama Queen. What she does have is such an abundance of ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
'My children have seen clips of Sultanat and Loha. They laugh.'The gorgeous Karan Kapoor will be back in India soon. Very soon!Rediff.com's Ronjita Kulkarni speaks to the former actor and award-winning photographer. Photograph: Karan Kapoor/ Facebook Shashi and Jennifer Kapoor's gorgeous son Karan Kapoor is still known as the Bombay Dyeing man, almost 20 years after he stopped appearing in the ad. Remind him about it and he laughs. "I like it!" he exclaims, as we chat over the phone on a ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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