Words matter. These are the best Nani Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
In the real world, most criminals and powerful persons look lean and use only their mind. Only in films we see villains with a six-pack.
I was a huge Kamal Haasan fan, but not really a die-hard wackadoo.
B.A. Raju garu is very knowledgeable when it comes to cinema. He has sound analysis.
I do films that amuse me and I can enjoy watching.
There are two categories of actresses: performance-oriented ones and glamourous ones.
I’m glad that so many directors are keen to work with me.
I respect Srikanth garu, I worked as an assistant director for his film ‘Radha Gopalam.’
There will always be some people who won’t like you, and there’s nothing one can do about it.
Sometimes we postpone releases because of another big film or some other reasons. In the end, the big film, too, postpones, and the impact is on the small films. So once you decide on a release date, you have to go ahead with it.
I believe the audience likes to see well-defined characters on screen than just larger-than-life heroes.
‘KAY’ is the kind of film you can watch with your family and enjoy for 2.5 hours.
I’d dream of assisting Gautham Menon after watching ‘Kaakha Kaakha.’
When I entered the industry, I wanted to work with good directors like Mani Ratnam and Gautam Menon; that’s why I did Tamil films. I realised later that I was not adding anything to the Tamil scripts and that it was a waste of time for me.
When I worked as an assistant director in 2007, Indraganti Mohan Krishna offered me a lead role. Now, the same director has made me a villain in ‘Gentleman.’
A director is a director. We shouldn’t categorize one into a this or that director.
When someone tells me I would be perfect for a certain role, I know that it’s within my comfort zone. And there’s hardly any fun there.
People say I pick good films. Rather, good filmmakers choose me. The directors come to me, and I thank them for their trust in me.
When people are successful, they usually become lazy.
With good content, a solid director can make a film without a superstar.
I am a big fan of A.R. Rahman and Mani Sharma, and I went to a shop to buy these music directors’ CD. But I had only Rs 100, and Rahman’s CD cost more, so I couldn’t buy both. So I bought Rahman’s CD and stole Mani Sharma’s CD.
After the release of ‘Ashta Chemm,’ several producers and directors came with similar roles in their films. But I doesn’t want to do stereo type roles and do something different for each film, and refused them.
Whenever I bump into Rajamouli sir, I jokingly ask him about ‘Eega 2.’ As a fan of ‘Eega,’ I want the sequel.
I and Dil Raju guru have always wanted to work with each other. He had sent to me stories, 4-5 over the years, but somehow, something was not perfect with them. But when I listened to ‘Nenu Local,’ I felt the time had arrived.
When we did ‘Ashta Chamma,’ I never thought people will pay money to watch me on screen. I never took myself seriously back then.
I feel bad to keep someone hanging. So if I’m not inclined to do a film, I am forthright about my decision.
I still belong to a middle class family; middle class is a mindset than your financial status.
Many Tamil heroes have a good market in Telugu.
I wish that I will get to work with Gopi Sundar again and again.
My personal opinion is that an actor shouldn’t bother himself about expanding his market. He or she should just do good films.
Since I am an outsider, I never knew how it feels to have a superstar in one’s family.
When it comes to ‘Ala Modalaindi,’ I was impressed with the storyline narrated by Nandini, the director of the film.
With the success of ‘Yevade Subramanyam’ and ‘Bhale Magadivoy,’ the audience’s faith in me has increased, which is a good sign.
When I truly like a film or my part, it shows on screen.
After ‘Dhayyam’ and ‘Conjuring,’ a film that really scared me is ‘Gruham.’
Acting is my world. Acting is my life.
I personally like melodies. And Mani Sharma garu is the Melody Brahma.
My career wasn’t planned, never had any targets. I just go by my instincts, and I think I am doing good work.
I never saw myself as an actor. I neither had the looks nor the backing required to be an actor.
It was a wonderful experience working with Nagarjuna sir. I mean, I never expected this to happen. For me, who watched his films standing in a queue at theatres, and now sharing the screen with him is a huge thing.
With one film after another becoming a hit, nervousness only grows.
It’s easy to play a character who is suffering with a disease or has a psychological problem. ‘Gentleman’ is completely opposite. There are both positives and negatives in the role, and it is the most challenging role I have done so far.
I miss a lot of things; that’s the price one pays for stardom. I miss standing in queues, buying tickets, and watching films first day first show. It isn’t the same going to preview theatres or multiplexes and trying to stay incognito.
I took up Tamil films because I’m a big fan of Mani Ratnam. I thought maybe he’ll notice me if I act in a Tamil film.
The title ‘Vaisakham’ sounds so good because it’s a pure Telugu title. When I watched the trailer, it became clear to me that it’s a pucca commercial movie.
Sometimes, you have to take a stand; you cannot make everyone happy.
Producing a film is not an easy job at all.
There was a notion that I could do only niche films like ‘Yevade Subramanyam’ or ‘Krishna Gaadi’… I wanted to break that and draw in a larger audience so that next time I do a so-called niche film, more people might come out to watch it.
I did get to work as a technician with Bapu in ‘Radha Gopalam.’
Keerthy Suresh knows how to improvise and reworks her expression on the spot.
I always think of myself as an audience first. If I like something, my assumption is that others, too, will like it.
Script wise, the story of ‘Eega’ is universal. It’s a simple story which everyone can understand.
I got a lot of exposure because of ‘Eega,’ as the film was released in Tamil, Hindi, and Malayalam.
Even in the wildest of my dreams, I didn’t expect this love and affection as an actor.
I don’t consider myself an image-driven actor. I believe audiences come to watch my films because they are entertaining and not because of my image.
When films fail, we definitely feel bad because, as a team, we put in so much effort.