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“Small people with big egos, not for me!” - Vidhu Vinod Chopra
By IndiaFM
“Theek aa che?” he asks his cast & crew.

It means 'How are you doing?' and the person asking this is Vidhu Vinod Chopra. A Punjabi filmmaker who is more Bengali than most Bongs of his unit. “Blame it on the roshogollas” he kids.

He more often than not takes on the tide. With Parineeta, Yagna & Munnabhai meets Mahatma, director-producer Vidhu Vinod Chopra is certainly the man of the moment. If Munnabhai was good news to his Profit/Loss statement, Parineeta is the kind of the cinema that the filmmaker is kicked about. Come June 10th, and Parineeta unleashes the golden sixties, soulful melodies, a vitalizing newcomer, a new director and…

..25 crores at stake!

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You have 3 radically different films on floor right now. It must be a creatively buoyant period for you…

For sure, it is very satisfying to know that the films are conceptually so different. As for Parineeta I would like to believe that it is a big leap for Hindi cinema as is for Saif. And the reason I tell you this is that you have never seen Saif like this before or for that matter, the actress of the caliber of Vidya Balan being introduced. It feels nice that we are striving and the fact that we are succeeding feels even better. So, yes, like you said, currently I am on a creative high!