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I’ve done a host of Tamil and Telugu films, a Bengali one, too.
I have always given my 100 per cent to the characters I believed in.
Tiger is a sincere and hard working actor. I have always found him passionate about his work. He is not the kind to believe in taking short-cuts to success.
If you desire, you are restless.
I developed a passion for cars when I was a kid. I found a tyre on the street, and I figured that I could roll it successfully. That made me love wheels.
Everybody knows Sai Baba. Being an actor, I had to be extremely convincing while portraying the role.
India is the biggest democracy. We have the right to say what we want to say, and people have the right to protest.
Rituparno is a very simple director. I have never seen Ritu shouting at anyone. The whole atmosphere on his sets is so relaxed that you don’t feel that you are working.
Working with Subhash Ghai is always a different experience. Subhashji is my mentor. I’m always glad to work with him.
My father said that I will be an actor, but I scoffed at him.
Telugu heroes are made into demi-gods. The fans here are sincere, and even if the film is bad, they will see it and stand by the actors they like.
It is not a lead part, but you could definitely say that ‘Devdas’ wouldn’t move forward if it wasn’t for me.
Mukta Arts and I were born on the same day. I am still growing with Mukta Arts.
God is in my heart; I see God in my daughter and my mother.
I love Hyderabad. People here always given me a warm welcome.
I never thought I would become an actor. When I started out, I never thought I would come so far. Acting was not my passion. When I experienced the highs of being an actor, I started liking it, and it gradually became my passion.
Winning is a different thing, but even being nominated for an award like Filmfare is an honour.
It’s easy to say that he/she is a star kid and has had it easy in Bollywood, but being a star kid is the real pressure. You have to undergo a lot of pressure, as you are being constantly compared to your parents.
Believe it or not, I always found intimate scenes hard to do.
Can there be any other gift in the world greater than the blessings and goodwill of people?
I was born with two left feet.
When it comes to doing anything with Rajnikanth, one doesn’t ask questions. One just does the needful.
Documentary is reality. It shows the truth.
The love in the old days had a certain grace, quintessential feel to it. Now everybody is busy in their phones.
I have never been choosy throughout my career.
What’s there in a name! Some people call me Jai, while others call me Jaggu, Kishan, Jackie, or Bhidu.
After doing the Bengali ‘Antar Mahal,’ I felt I should work with all Indian languages.
I don’t use supari at all, as that gets stuck in your throat.
I always believe whatever is written in your fate will happen.
I am the most senior actor in ‘Devdas,’ yet I was not invited to Cannes. I guess these things happen in the industry.
I know I was known as a ladies man and all that, but even the thought of holding my heroine’s hand made me break into a sweat.
We never splurge on Diwali. How much can you spend on yourself? As it is, we do that throughout the year, so why not do something for others during Diwali?
I have a good ear for music.
Indian cinema has completed 100 years. How many new stories can you bring every time? It’s not possible.
As a child, I have seen what poverty is, and I try, to the best of my limits, to ensure that no kid should be deprived of his ambitions.
There are many similarities between Sai Baba and me. He believed there is only one God, and so do I. He loved Sufi music; so do I.
I keep surprising myself with films like ‘Mission Kashmir,’ ‘Albela,’ ‘Farz,’ and ‘Bas Itna Sa Khwaab Hai.’ All the roles are very different.
I couldn’t dance to save my life.
I love paan. I have been having it since I was a teenager.
There are no places better than Mahabaleshwar and Khandala to spend one’s free time.
I like to chat either at my site or, sometimes, through MSN and ICQ. And even if I do reveal my identity, there are a lot of times when no one believes me.
I follow the faith of all religions. My mother gave me abundant love when I was a child. She taught me the ways to lead life, and I have been a firm believer in all religions since then.
I follow the work of my contemporaries. I love their work.
Nobody can take away your talent.
I am all-giving like my mother and practical like my father.
During my younger days, I used to massage my mother’s feet every day and receive her blessings.
When I go out, a lot of people and their tiny tots call me Tiger Shroff’s daddy.
The key is to be Zen-like and be happy with what one has.
I have always wanted to work with Rekha – she is one of the most gorgeous actresses of our time.
Madhuri should do more films. She should do a film with me where she is romancing me.