Good directing is about getting the performance to be just what's right for the movie.
I don't really say much about reviewers. It's a very tough job to get all of the depth of a movie all at once.
The actor is concerned with his own bit of it, but the director's somehow trying to work the whole thing into a much bigger picture. It's like conducting an orchestra.
I cannot forget a conversation that I had with an elderly couple from the tribe. They asked me whether I would kill them after I had finished. When I asked them why they asked that, they replied, Because you white men always do!
Music is a very integral part of the film, but it will not be as full of music as a Bollywood film.
Indian culture certainly gives the Indian mind, including the mind of the Indian scientist, the ability to think out of the box.
Even if we don't know it or aren't aware of it, politics and philosophy are really what make our up lives.
In India, one has to plan according to the monsoons.
If you spend a whole afternoon just eating popcorn and watching football, there's absolutely nothing wrong with that. But if that's all you do, you get swept along with the tide, without any idea of where you're going.