It is like a batting tactic. It is not the same on all pitches. You play differently on slower pitches. You play differently when it turns, and you play differently when it is flat.
It is very easy coming after M.S. Dhoni and think, well, I have got to be like Dhoni. I have got to be this calm, calculated finisher, cool ice man. Virat Kohli could never be the cool ice man.
Diplomacy does not work on hospitality or friendly rapport. Diplomacy works on leverage—who does what for who. China offers cheap and reliable factories for the world. India does not (yet).
The BJP is the LeBron James of election management and organisational agility. By comparison, we look like dilly-dallying dilettantes. It is an asymmetrical war.
I watch my films almost daily. I make several notes about how to improve. [My notes] keep on changing, which means I am evolving as an actor.
Exams, tests, none of it ever made any sense to me. I would say average or below average was where I usually sat…. I have done 10th and 12th, that is more than enough for me, and that is about it.