I don't want to win any brownie points for giving good copy to the press. I've been extremely dignified and well-behaved while dealing with journalists. So many journalists who have interacted with me have come away pleasantly surprised.
Right now, I'm following the Buddhist principle: Smile as abuse is hurled your way and this too shall pass.
We'll cross the bridge when we reach it,.. But yeah. We - let's see. We'll work on the story, work on the scene. I'll work on the part and, and let's see.
I know for a fact that if there's a role which I am suited for, I'll be signed on. I'll never go begging.
People just came in throngs and stood around. It was very overwhelming for my co-stars.
But I have made no conscious effort to look battered and bruised. It is just the way one feels when one is put in a certain traumatic situation.
I was more excited than scared, at the opportunity to work in an English movie.
I was studying to be an architect, I wasn't plotting to join the movies. Films were just another career option. I took acting up with the same schoolgirl enthusiasm I had for examinations. Acting is a job and I take it very seriously.
I'm not the type who'll yell about my achievements from the rooftops.
Okay, let's take statistics. How many interviews have I given you in the last six years? Just five or six? Doesn't that say something? I hate to sound immodest, but this dates back to my personality since the age of 13. I've always got attention, which at times has been quite unwarranted.
My family is my strength and my weakness.
Even in India the Hindi film industry might be the best known but there are movies made in other regional languages in India, be it Tamil or Bengali. Those experiences too are different from the ones in Bombay.
I always believed that my silence on several topics will be an advantage in the long run.