Sanjay Leela Bhansali quotes

  • Good cinema is what we can believe and bad cinema is what we can't believe. What you see and believe in is very much what I'm interested in.

  • I ask of cinema what most North Americans ask of psychedelic drugs.

  • I believe that cinema picks up ideas from society and not the other way round.

  • The 'Western' is the only genre whose origins are almost identical with those of the cinema itself.

  • I'm an actor and it happened to go my way that day.

  • It's every actor's dream to work in a hit show on Broadway and also shoot a television show.

  • Life actors never rehearse and need no script. A life actor uses only what is available, nothing more, nothing less.

  • In India I've been to all the award functions, but that was in Hindi; now it's in English so it's a much bigger scale.

  • I have stayed in south India all my life. English comes more naturally to me than Hindi.

  • Kolkata is the relatively unexplored part of India as far as Hindi films are concerned.