Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Apr 9:
Bollywood actress Kalki Koechlin is known for her character roles which defy stereotypes. The gusty and multifaceted actress has been a recipient of National Film Award, a Filmfare Award, and a Screen Award.
Kalki has been widely appreciated in her roles in movies like Dev.D , Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara , Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani.
Sambad caught up with her on her maiden visit to Odisha on Friday.
1. Have you come to Odisha before?
A. This is my first visit to Odisha, I am returning tonight. I have heard a lot about tourist places in Odisha will surely like to visit them next time.
2. Today movies have poor story lines what do you feel about the criticism?
A. This is only partially true. Earlier films had good story lines, no doubt. But, the movies were very long. Today the audience has no patience to watch such long movies. Today the films are being made according to the tastes of the movie viewers.
3. Are women centric films are less popular than male centric films. Comment.
A. I disagree with this statement. Yes, male centric films might be liked by more persons. But today women centric films are also finding appreciation. These movies have also done good business. Women are working very hard in the industry.
4. What advice would you give those who want to join cinema as a career?
A. Film line is never bad. You should be aware of your responsibilities and work hard then success will surely be yours. Also there is a lot to learn from senior actors and actresses.