"Sabbir Khan makes commercial films but he's focused on detailing, doesn't overdo things on the set and wants the film to look realistic. I like it when directors don't play to the galleries," said Nawazuddin Siddiqui
Rumours were rife earlier that the trailer of the Rahul Dholakia film, which sees Shah Rukh Khan in a character with shades of grey, would be attached to best friend Karan Johar's Diwali love story Ae Dil Hai Mushkil
Vidya plays the title role of the madam of a brothel in the film, which also stars Naseeruddin Shah and Rajat Kapoor
At the ongoing Jagran film festival, when Anurag Kashyap was asked if he studied Zoology by accident or choice, Anurag said "By choice. It was my childhood fantasy to win Nobel prize. I studied to be a scientist because I wanted to do something like that but then I gave up on that."
On a lighter note, he tells NDTV that coming home and farming is like a detox regime and an inspiration. He observes and understands characters in the village and enacts them in his movies, 'my character in the movie Talaash was inspired from here and my search for inspiration always brings me back to my roots'
Nawazuddin Siddiqui shared pictures from his recent trip back home to Budhana in Uttar Pradesh where he ploughed mustard fields
It's finally time put on those Kala Chashmas movie-goers!
"I find Sohail Khan a damn cool director. He is a spontaneous director and he is by far the coolest director I have ever worked with. He creates such an atmosphere on the sets that you perform even difficult scenes with a lot of ease. He doesn't put any pressure on actors," said Nawazuddin
From the golf club to Manto's pen (Nawazuddin will be playing the titular role in Nandita Das' Indo-French co-production Manto), the actor said that's a challenge he is looking forward to since he will only be able to express Manto through what he has read of him
"Salman bhai was there while the narration was going on. He was happy with the script and was keen to do a role in the film. But this film doesn't allow him to fit him into a character because of his larger than life image. And Freaky Ali might have got disturbed by Salman bhai's grand image," Nawazuddin said
"The reason behind this is simple. Freaky Ali is a simple film and Salman Khan is a larger than life star," said Sohail
"I shared the thought of the film with him and started work on the script only after he had said yes to the film," said Sohail Khan