1 Updates

Good writing can pull audiences to theatres: Boman Irani

Dec 12 2012, 4:58am CST | by

Mumbai, Dec 12 (IANS) Actor Boman Irani believes that while writers are not given much importance in Bollywood, they are the ones who can actually lead the audiences into a theatre.

Mumbai, Dec 12 — Actor Boman Irani believes that while writers are not given much importance in Bollywood, they are the ones who can actually lead the audiences into a theatre. "In India, especially...

Filed under: news

YouTube Videos

 
 
 

1 year ago

Good writing can pull audiences to theatres: Boman Irani

Dec 12 2012, 4:58am CST | by

Mumbai, Dec 12 (IANS) Actor Boman Irani believes that while writers are not given much importance in Bollywood, they are the ones who can actually lead the audiences into a theatre.

Mumbai, Dec 12 — Actor Boman Irani believes that while writers are not given much importance in Bollywood, they are the ones who can actually lead the audiences into a theatre.

"In India, especially in our films, we don't respect the writers, not in the credit titles or anywhere else... we don't accept the size of their contribution. We believe that a writer eventually does not lead the audience into a theatre," the 52-year-old said here Tuesday at the launch of author Sanjay Chopra's book "Talespin".

"But I feel that if writing is good and effective then the audiences will definitely come to the theatres," he added.

Meanwhile, when asked if he believes in his hit film "3 Idiots" philosophy of running after efficiency and not success in context of the Rs.100 crore-club, Boman said: "I believe in the thought of '3 Idiots' but it would be wrong to say 'running after Rs.100 crore' because '3 Idiots' also raked in Rs.300 crore... the fact of the matter is this."

"But if you forget the money equation and work towards excellence, then you will definitely earn even more that Rs.100 crore... '3 Idiots' is the greatest example of it," he added.

IANS

 

Don't miss ...

 

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/8" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi is the founding Chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
Luigi can be contacted directly at ml@i4u.com. Luigi posts regularly on LuigiMe.com about his experience running I4U.

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

When Rita Ora forgot her lines
Los Angeles, July 31 (IANS) Singer Rita Ora found acting "difficult" as she kept forgetting her lines while filming her scenes for the upcoming erotica "Fifty Shades of Grey".
 
 
Christina Aguilera enjoys whimsical baby shower
Christina Aguilera enjoys whimsical baby shower
Christina Aguilera ''felt so much love'' at her baby shower at her 'Midsummer Night's Dream' themed baby shower on Saturday (07.26.14) ahead of the birth of her baby girl.
 
 
Kelsey Grammer forgives sister's killer
Kelsey Grammer forgives sister's killer
Kelsey Grammer testified at a parole hearing for his sister's murderer, Freddie Glenn, in Colorado Springs on Tuesday (07.29.14) and, despite forgiving him, the actor refused to endorse his release.
 
 
Khloé Kardashian blasts Adrienne Bailon
Khloé Kardashian blasts Adrienne Bailon
Khloé Kardashian is furious with her friend Adrienne Bailon for branding her younger brother ''disloyal'' and claiming appearing on 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' hurt her career.
 
 
 

Latest from the Network

When Rita Ora forgot her lines
Los Angeles, July 31 (IANS) Singer Rita Ora found acting "difficult" as she kept forgetting her lines while filming her scenes for the upcoming erotica "Fifty Shades of Grey". The 23-year-old singer, who is playing...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Christina Aguilera enjoys whimsical baby shower
Christina Aguilera ''felt so much love'' at her baby shower last weekend. The 33-year-old singer, who is expecting a baby girl with her fiancé, Matthew Rutler, celebrated the impending arrival of her second child with...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Kelsey Grammer forgives sister's killer
Kelsey Grammer testified at a parole hearing for his sister's murderer on Tuesday (07.29.14). The 59-year-old actor, whose wife Katya gave birth to their second child last week, forgave Freddie Glenn for kidnapping and...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Khloé Kardashian blasts Adrienne Bailon
Khloé Kardashian is furious with her friend Adrienne Bailon for branding her younger brother ''disloyal.'' The 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' star lashed out at the former Cheetah Girls member, 30, on Twitter after...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West hate being apart
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West enjoy secret date nights at home. The couple, who have been living with the reality TV star's mother Kris Jenner in Calabasas, California since welcoming their daughter, North, into the...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Liam Neelson yet to get over his wife's death
Los Angeles, July 31 (IANS) Actor Liam Neelson still hasn't got over his wife's death whom he lost five years ago. The "Taken" star was left heartbroken when he switched off Natasha Richardson's life support in 2009...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Security Council renews UN mission in Cyprus
United Nations, July 31 (IANS) The UN Security Council (UNSC) Wednesday renewed a UN mission in Cyprus for another six months to continue assisting the parties in the country to bring the division of the island to a...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Tunisian army chief resigns after soldiers' deaths
Tunis, July 31 (IANS) The Tunisian Army chief,Mohamed Salah Hamdi , has stepped down from his post as the highest commander, the defence ministry confirmed Wednesday. Hamdi had presented his letter of resignation July...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Commonwealth Games medals tally
Glasgow, July 31 (IANS) England are back at the top of the medals table with 37 gold, 34 silver and 30 bronze in the 20th Commonwealth Games. India are now sixth with a tally of 41 medals, including 10 gold, 19 silver...
Read more on Sport Balla
 
Daniel Radcliffe loved calorific treats
Los Angeles, July 31 (IANS) Actor Daniel Radcliffe enjoyed gorging on calorific treats while filming for "What If". The 25-year-old enjoyed eating special sandwiches, which were made up of a whole loaf of bread, a jar...
Read more on Celebrity Balla