Words matter. These are the best Divya Khosla Kumar Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
Chase your happiness in a way you desire rather than going for anybody else’s or society’s idea of happiness.
When I was briefed on the shots of ‘Kabhi Yaadon Mein,’ all I could think of was Darjeeling as the perfect scenery to shoot the soulful track and the entire team instantly agreed upon this.
I believe a mother is a blessing for everyone and we should make it a point to appreciate them every day.
I was raw initially when I entered the industry.
I belonged to a conservative Punjabi family and I didn’t want to get too close to a rich boy who drove fast cars.
After directing ‘Sanam Re,’ I was contemplating what to do – direct or act. I got really good opportunities of direction but I felt that if I have to act then I should do it now.
All our lives… we are after this race of being slim or fat. I think the only classification should be if we are healthy or weak.
Fashion is very important. One should always look presentable.
‘Yaariyan’ took five years to complete.
The budget for ‘Sanam Re’ was Rs 15 crores. I had extravagant ideas for the film, but they had to be curtailed to squeeze into my budget – which meant pre-planning and putting down every single detail on paper.
No matter who you are and where you are’ struggles will always be a part of the journey.
I did not grow up around films. So, I would say books have been my major influence.
When I was acting, I did not have any directorial plans in my mind then. But I did not enjoy acting as much as directing.
When I came to Mumbai, I was working behind the scenes for 10 long years. Back then, music video budgets were insignificant and I had no assistant directors or art directors for most of the songs I directed.
I do look into the details, but I think all women are like that, they like to look into minute details, isn’t it?
People go overseas and say, ‘Wow, it’s so beautiful.’ When they see the actual India, where I have filmed some of my key scenes, they will realize that our country is more beautiful than any other place in this world.
I don’t go and sit in parlor for two to three hours – that’s not my cup of tea, but I make sure I am nice and well dressed.
Through direction I am completely in-charge of everything. It gave me a lot of high as it has allowed me to channelize all my talent.
I like to constantly challenge myself with newer things that will help me grow and also keep me charged about life.
The song ‘Yaad Piya Ki Aane Lagi’ was a huge hit and we hope audiences enjoy ‘Teri Aankhon Mein’ just as much.
I don’t need the gym for exercising, I can do it on my own.
I feel that more women should turn directors as they are more sensitive and emotional than men – that’s a crucial factor in being a good director.
It is not easy to be a filmmaker but it has nothing to do with my gender.
As a director and captain of the ship, there are many things that demand your attention – crew members, locations, budget etc.
My mother was an English teacher and she imbibed the habit of reading, and encouraged me to participate in debates and the like.
Nothing worthy is easy, whether you are a male or a female.
My mom was a teacher and my dad owned a small printing press where we printed visiting cards.
I come from such a family where nobody would think of becoming an actress or be a part of this industry.
I try to promote Indian locations in my films.
I never knew that I’ll be the part of the T-Series family.
Bhushan didn’t want me to assist any director in Bollywood to learn the ropes, as it wouldn’t have been appropriate, since I’m his wife.
‘Aashiqui 2’ is pure and innocent. I can relate to that love story.
Even though we were middle-class, my parents always got me what I wanted.
Since I direct youth-oriented films, youngsters follow me and take inspiration from me so it is very important for me to dress up properly. I can’t be shabbily dressed.
After ‘Bulbul’ released, I’ve been getting very good acting offers.
And to be a mother, if you call that job, then thats probably the best ever job one can have! But being a director is more taxing.
I still consider myself a middle-class girl.
I wanted to push my limits and challenge myself, and hence, ‘Sanam Re’ is completely different from ‘Yaariyan.’
I never said no to acting projects.
Creativity gives me a high.
Even the biggest stars have to struggle to get the success they want to achieve. But, for me, being financially strong was the most important thing.
It feels great when young mothers compliment me and ask me how I lost weight.
I know I am blessed with so much, and people keep reiterating that I am Bhushan Kumar’s wife, but I always stay grounded.
Dance is a great way to stay fit; it improves postures and tones the body. It’s also a good cardio workout.
We should embrace ourselves, and I think in any field if you need something to move forward, that is confidence and hard work.
When you are behind the camera, the hard work and dedication goes unrecognized, which is why I have so much respect for the unsung heroes and technicians on sets.
I play board games with my family like Scrabble, Connect Four and Ludo.
I am a vegetarian and prefer home-cooked food.
Darjeeling holds a special place in my heart as a lot of my film, ‘Yaariyan,’ was shot there.
I avoid social gatherings as much as possible and I make sure that I have a sanitizer with me at all times.
I can only see ‘Sanam Re’ everywhere, and beyond that I can’t see anything else.
Directing films is my passion and hobby and I’m blessed to have that as my profession and to be loved by the audience for it.
I have been directing ads and videos for quite some time. And I wanted to direct films.
I have put many elements in ‘Sanam Re’ which resembles my personal life.
When I packed my bags to come to Mumbai from Delhi, I did not know a soul here.
Being a mother myself, I know how to handle children.
Love is an emotion that everyone connects with.
It’s scary for a 20-year-old to move to a city where she knows no one, but I did it and thankfully for me, I met the right people and got a whole lot of work in terms of commercials and music videos.
I am better suited to be behind the camera. Frankly, I don’t miss being an actor.
Even the biggest superstars of the country have to struggle to sustain their position and power.
I think the key to the success of a music video lies in its concept and the overall look.
My mother is my backbone, she’s always there for me unconditionally.
Directors usually have an image of being too casual when it comes to fashion. But as a women, it is very important to be prim and proper.
I had to be different in order to be interesting because audience always wants something fresh and new.
Despite the odds we fought, ‘Sanam Re’ has turned out very well and I am very proud of my crew.
Initially it was very male dominated and there were hardly any women director but now women have entered everywhere and they are making their mark. I think its more to do with talent than differentiating on gender.
I’m extremely close to my mother. She’s always meant a lot to me and has held the place of friend, philosopher and guide in my life.
One of the first movies that I saw in the theatre was ‘Hum Aapke Hain Koun.’
I was hesitant to ask around for work, so I did a short film called ‘Bulbul,’ which was praised a lot by people.
While ‘Yaariyan’ took me time in pre-production, I also had issues with the censor certification.