Abhishek Sharma, director of Tere Bin Laden tells Jyothi Venkatesh that the writer is superior to the director, because the story emerges first; the portrayal on the celluloid comes only later.
Though her debut film as the heroine Krantiveer – The Revolution has bombed at the box office, Jahan Bloch, daughter of filmmaker Mehul Kumar tells Jyothi Venkatesh that she is happy that her performance has been appreciated in the film.
Though a little disappointed with the reviews that his film has garnered, Pravesh Bharadwaj, director of Mr Singh Mrs Mehta tells Jyothi Venkatesh that he needed actors without an image, for his film, because he felt that, if the adulteress gets morally judged by the audiences it becomes a big problem for the filmmaker
Arjun Rampal is letting his feet down and relaxing at his spacious penthouse in the 21st floor in the suburbs when I meet him for this interview post success of Rajneeti which has garnered for him a lot of accolades for his sterling performance, as an astute politician. As his maid servant serves us hot steaming cup of coffee, Arjun tells me that right now that entire he is doing is to absorb the reactions of people who have seen his film.
Vikram tells Jyothi Venkatesh frankly that though an actress from down South, like say Asin or Trisha can afford to keep on acting in Tamil as well as Hindi films even if a film does not do well at the box office, actors from the South like Kamal Haasan, Rajanikant and he will be written off, if God forbids, a film does not do well at the box office.
Hours before he left India and flew back to New York, Internationally renowned WAYNE SHARPE, who has composed for many of Prakash Jha’s films like Gangajal, Apaharan and Raajneeti tells JYOTHI VENKATESH, in his suite at Novotel, that he will be back soon to compose for Sanjay Pooran Singh Chauhan’s new film based on science fiction
In a rare interview Mani Ratnam bares his heart to Jyothi Venkatesh on the eve of the release of his latest film Raavan and tells him that when he makes two different versions in two different languages, he cannot go with the same instinct because the tempo changes and he has to recreate his film in a different language altogether
As the release date of Raavan nears, Nikhil Dwivedi takes time out to tell Jyothi Venkatesh his reason of lying low after My Name Is Anthony Gonsalves. Though he did receive a lot of offers, it seems that he did not want to be a part of something which will embarrass him, that too after his first film has flopped
Suniel Singh, who has produced Ek Second Jo Zindagi Badal De, besides acting in a key role in the film, tells Jyothi Venkatesh ,that he will now launch a film titled Anil Amar Amitabh which will be inspired by the sublime friendship between Anil Ambani, Amar Singh and Amitabh Bachchan.
Rakesh Roshan confesses to Jyothi Venkatesh that if Hrithik was not there, he could not have made either a Krishh or for that matter a Koi Mil Gaya.j