Did something ever happen one day when you said this is my day?
One day I met Amitabh Bachchan.
But you are doing films now.
Yes, I have roles in Hazar Chaurasi and Khalid Mohammed's Fiza. But I will choose my roles. I'm not ready to work for films like Biwi No. 1.
Which is your best film?
I don't know about best film. But my favourite film was Guddi.
Your first role was in a Satyajit Ray film. What did he think of Guddi?
Satyajit Ray only asked me what have you done. I told him I've done a Hindi film.
Why have you never done what are called glamour roles?
I couldn't handle the weight of the hairdo and the make-up. And there has to be a gali somewhere for plain-looking actresses.
Now that you're doing a play in London, what's different with theatre?
Well, I find it difficult to go overboard with my hands and legs. I don't think I'm a theatre actor. But there's greater opportunity on stage to do things differently, to improve and to improvise. I've changed with the changes in...