'In a mainstream film, you pretty much know what is going to happen so you sit back, eat your popcorn and enjoy the ride whereas in art house film, you don't know what happens next and that is the fundamental difference between mainstream and art house movies.'
Naseeruddin Shah, Actor
Contextualize yourself in one line?
A thoroughly ordinary guy who does his best.
The one ritual in your life you can’t do away with?
None. I don’t live my life according to a plan. I take each day at a time.
Freedom for you means?
Do what I please, when I please (of course, it includes the boundaries of family when I say that).
If you were not an actor, who do you think you would be?
A failed actor.
The one thing desperately lacking in the Indian film industry?
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