Words matter. These are the best Amyra Dastur Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
Drink lots of water – at least 2 litres a day.
I love anything that’s mythical, and fantasy is one of my favourite genres.
Only you can take care of yourself and only you can push yourself to do better and work harder and make someone believe in your talent.
I started modelling at the age of 16 and always aspired to be an actor. But my family only agreed to it on the condition that I would not let my studies suffer because of my work.
I only entered the industry when I was 16. I really didn’t have much of a struggle to land myself a role in a film.
A film unit is like a family, you not just work together but laugh, cry and fight also.
I am not at all a romantic person, I hate flowers and candles… rather find it irritating.
I never ever thought I would do an international project.
Aishwarya has been a huge inspiration and I aspire to be like her.
I strongly believe in ‘if it catches my eye, it’s something I’d buy.’
I’ve always believed that staying healthy and fit have to do with keeping your body clean from the inside.
I want to do one or two commercial films, but also want to do off-beat movies.
If someone says anything mean to me I just kind of brush it off.
When I am not working, I love travelling, especially solo trips where I can pack my bag and go somewhere and explore new food, culture, and people.
My mum was an advertising professional till she had me and my dad is a surgeon and is the director of Bhatia Hospital.
The fact that I did a Tamil film is going to help me a lot in learning Telugu.
Whenever I feel like the hustle of Mumbai is suffocating me, I just hop on a plane and jet off to Goa for three to four nights.
I really respect Telugu cinema and the fact that people out here have a totally different style of working and are at par with Bollywood. Sometimes, they beat Bollywood with the kind of films they make.
I am obsessed with silver jewellery, so I visited the Johri Bazar, which is famous for it and bought a lot of silver rings, earrings and pendants.
I had to decide between doing ‘Issaq’ and continuing school and I chose ‘Issaq.’
I really love Vidya Balan and Priyanka Chopra and want to do films like them.
I haven’t even grown up on Hindi films because my Hindi is bad; I am a Parsi and we speak English or Gujarati at home.
I am a full Parsi born and brought up in South Mumbai.
Acting is about reacting, and it’s not easy to do that when you don’t have a good co-star.
Raju Gadu’ is a situational comedy where I play a fun and bubbly character. She’s a proper Andhra girl who’s modern but loves donning desi looks.
I am a family-oriented person.
Yes, I do know Gymnastics, etc. I also do Yoga.
I am not really into mediation etc. but I am more interested in physical benefits of yoga. I love the fact that it helps me keep a control on my body and muscles.
When I worked with Chinese crew for the first time, including production unit, spot boys etc, everyone was so affectionate, sweet and kind.
I never really thought I would be a Bollywood actress. However, I am a drama queen at home, so I guess Bollywood was bound to happen someday or the other.
I love fitness and I guess I could be called a fitness freak.
I always wanted to be an actor and started modelling for various commercials when I was 16 and when I was in Class XII, got ‘Issaq’ through auditioning.
I love my gymnastics and a flexible body, so I indulge in a lot of yoga from that aspect.
Luckily for me, I get a lot of acting-oriented scripts.
With platforms like Netflix, things are evolving as they are making content-driven films and series.
There is always a new experience on every set, a new mistake you make. It is a learning experience.
I have had an actor squeeze himself up against me during a shot in a song and whisper in my ear that he was so glad that I was in the film with him. When I threw him off me and refused to speak to him again, he made my experience miserable.
Getting that debut film is definitely harder than someone who has got a known last name. I mean some star kids don’t even audition.
Be it gym or yoga, I love it all. I start my day with it and it has to be at least for an hour and a half each morning. Even when I am holidaying, I stick to this regime.
I haven’t faced a casting couch in the South or Bollywood. But yes, I have faced my share of harassment in both industries. I don’t have the guts to name them because they are powerful people – men and women who made sure I felt helpless.
I will always choose quality over quantity.
If your first film does badly, there’s no guarantee of the second film.
The only thing that drives me is those different sort of roles which allow me to experiment.
You will not find me repeating a character or carrying similar mannerism in different films.
My mother has lived abroad and I’ve grown up hearing her talk, so probably that’s where I get this accent from.