your favorite thing to do in Bangalore?
out with friends. Catch up with family. Listen
love melodies. Just give me a good, strong melody
in any language and I’m a sucker for it.
read you love animals –are you interested
in animal welfare and rights? Namitha is.
would like to be. Really. I see animal rights
and welfare as such an important and urgent cause.
I’d like to see how I can be involved.
slap heroines regularly in movies – what
do you think of it?
the script requires it.
But why do directors put that into a script at
question. I suppose they needn’t.
your script involved the hero slapping you, would
you say no?
this point, I really don’t know how much
choice I have. I wish the hero would say no for
Only if influential stars like you put your foot
down will this needless, gratuitous violence stop.
something worth thinking about.
you a typical Gemini?
Versatile, articulate, vivacious, intellectual,
yep, yep… (laughs)
have just two – and they are my ideals.
Since I was a kid, I’ve kept these two as
a benchmark for acting. Kamal and Sridevi –
and together! Not just on their own. For me they
are the most talented screen pair in cinema. No
one can beat them. Look, I’m not someone
interested in stars because they are stars. The
question for me is: how talented are they? I’d
never care for Tom Cruise or Brat Pitt –
I get put off by them. My heroes would be Robert
De Niro, Jack Nicholson, Dustin Hoffman, Al Pacino,
Morgan Freeman…stars who are stellar actors.
Any serious relationships?
yet. I’m holding off. Focusing on work.
But yes, I’d like to find love. Like everyone
else! I’d like to wish Behindwoods viewers
the very best in everything.