We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Nushrat Bharucha Quotes. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
I love to work out under a clear sky with lots of fresh air purifying my lungs.
I knew people would see ‘PKP.’ Although the packaging was weak, the product was good.
I belong to a Bohri Muslim family, and for us, food is our biggest celebration. We are used to elaborate five- to six-course meals.
I have some star status. But I don’t have that sustained success rate.
I don’t know how to swim.
Since childhood, I was always told that I am petite and can get hurt easily. And I always felt the need to become physically strong, just to prove people wrong.
We can’t say whether a film will be a hit or flop. There’s something which just clicks with people.
I am a very zone-specific person. For example, if I put all the pieces of a puzzle together, it’s done, so there is nothing to look forward to.
You put me on a treadmill, and I will run away, but you take me out on a beach, and I can run for an hour.
I want to actually date someone who is not from this industry.
I would love to do regional cinema, provided the role is exciting enough and artistically challenging.
I love being a part of the whole journey of a film being made.
When I do films, I get off-days. But, in theatre, there are back-to-back shows with non-stop rehearsals. It’s too scary a thought.
When you have been persistent for as long as I have been, you have to exercise a certain amount of caution, but I want to do everything.
I have not only played light-hearted roles, but many times, I end up playing this annoying girl in films.
The audience’s reaction is the most rewarding thing for an actor, especially me.
I would rather do four films and be remembered for them than do 20 forgettable ones.
I do have certain people whom I want to work with. The kind of people I want to work with won’t cast me on the basis of my hotness in the songs.
‘Pyaar Ka Punchnama’ was mainly a boys’ film; we girls were just a catalyst. We would set up a situation for them to react to, and the joke would come on us. The applause was for the boys. But, the film paved the way for me in the industry.
My style would be whatever I look my best in.
I love Delhi’s winter.
I have always been a person who does things differently.
Today, nobody has a problem with a women working, but every woman invariably faces casual sexism at work.
‘PKP’ was one of its kind, and ‘PKP 2’ is a very different take on love.
I believe that if I do good work, something in the universe will fall right for it.
Doing a comedy is a bit different for girls.
I do not like to go to the gym; I am more of a nature person.
Luv Ranjan does not believe in bikini bodies. Therefore, he always insists that we look like relatable characters onscreen.
I think when you exercise in open spaces, it kind of detoxifies your body and gives you peace of mind.
Audience’s love is addictive. I would do anything to stay loved by them.
I briefly studied martial arts in college and realised that I might not be a great fighter physically, but it gave me mental strength and boosted my confidence.
It’s a fight for every actor to surpass what they have done in their previous film, especially when it is accepted hugely.
If you make ‘PKP’ from the girl’s point of view, it would have been the other way round. The boys would have been wrong for the girls. That wouldn’t have been misogynistic.
Casting directors said that I look like an urban girl with sharp features. Maybe that is true, but we are living at a time where a lot of advanced make-up techniques are available.
I don’t do a film with which I myself won’t be happy. More than believing in the script, it should be fun shooting it.
It is not the team that creates the comfort zone. I thinks it’s the kind of films. You keep doing same kind of films that makes you comfortable. But none of my roles have been the same. They have been different, even though the films’ premise were the same.
Every family has differences.
I think people love to watch me on screen, not my acting talent.
When you go through a tragedy with someone, the bond is stronger.
I believe that ‘ego’ is much overused term.
I don’t have the similar amount of success like my contemporaries have.
I don’t think, as an actor, you should define what genre you want to do. Once you do that, you lose the sight to see the film and what its story is all about.
I have made every other person who has helped me my godfather.
Film was nothing like television; there was a craft to it, and I realized how much hard work was needed. It was not some mindless, two-bit job that only requires you to look good.
I belong to the Bohri community.
I remember the first time I saw ‘Gupt,’ I was blown away.
With ‘PKP,’ I did not own the film.
The reason why a filmmaker will invest in a male actor is because he will be able to sustain footfalls in the theatre till he turns 50.
If women speak their mind, then they are termed as trouble makers or attention seekers.
We laud the women’s cricket team when they win accolades, but when a regular girl enjoys watching cricket, the men look at her and start testing her knowledge about the sport.
I am not playing a villain or a negative role in ‘Turram Khan.’ My character is that of a simple small-town girl.
My wardrobe is minimalistic.
I wanted to do films because I loved certain stories.
I don’t know how this industry works. There is no formula.
Actors play a small part in all the things that go into the making of a movie. I want to know about pre-production, post-production, shot divisions – everything.
The box office performance of a film is instrumental in an actor being perceived as saleable.
I would like to portray something that would challenge the actor in me.
The more layered, more complicated the role… The more I enjoy it.
We are very close as a family. There are uncles and aunts for whom I would stand in front of a truck.
Everyone loved ‘Pyaar Ka Punchnama,’ and it appealed to a mass.