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I have witnessed huge changes in filmmaking

I have witnessed huge changes in filmmaking

"I have stopped worrying about my first take though, because it's so easy to do one more now. Of course, I try and get it right always, but earlier I think there was a lot more attention on getting it right on the first attempt itself."

Not disappointed about 'Baahubali' missing out Osc

Not disappointed about 'Baahubali' missing out Osc

"(I am) Not at all (disappointed at losing out the race to Oscars this year). When I make a film, I never think about awards. It is not my aim. The aim is to first satisfy myself with the story and then next is to see that it reaches the maximum number of audience and makes money for everyone who has put their life in it."

I can't wait to teach Nisha so many things

I can't wait to teach Nisha so many things

"I am enjoying every second of my time with her. There is nothing more I can ask for. We are truly blessed."

India needs longer pro league, regional tournament

India needs longer pro league, regional tournament

"You know in a country as big as India, maybe you should have more tournaments, the local tournaments, more leagues because that will improve the level and you know, having a professional league and proper league. Not like a three months league that they have currently, that will help development of those players and improve quality."

Acting is not my life

Acting is not my life

"It took me a while to understand that acting is not my life; it's just a part of my life. My life includes travelling, reading, cooking, making new friends and learning new skills - be it a language or a martial arts form and expressing myself in every possible way."

Inclusion of my book in DU syllabus validates my w

Inclusion of my book in DU syllabus validates my w

"Five Point Someone" is in the popular fiction category and his book now shares exalted space with poet Louisa M. Alcott's "Little Women", Agatha Christie's "Murder on the Orient Express" and J.K. Rowling's "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone", by being included in the DU syllabus.

India needs censorship rating between U/A, A

India needs censorship rating between U/A, A

"There are two cracks in the whole system that have not been addressed correctly, and therefore the wrong projection of CBFC has gone to the public."

Women's cricket matches must be telecast more

Women's cricket matches must be telecast more

"After the World Cup, things have changed, and the reason was that most of the matches were telecast. If we get more matches on television, I think people will get to know what exactly we are doing. Before the World Cup, we won a lot of tournaments but that time the matches were not shown on the TV as such. So no one knew what we were doing."

Time for India to review its electoral system

Time for India to review its electoral system

"Till a few years back, I would defend the FPTP as a simple, practical system that has stood the test of time. But after the 2014 elections, I had to change my position. Why? Because in 2104 the party which got the third-largest vote-share got zero seats. That is the BSP (Bahujan Samaj Party)."

Work is priority, but family is very important

Work is priority, but family is very important

"We will be finishing our Delhi schedule a few days before Diwali, so I will be spending time with my family. Work is a priority but family is very important to me."

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