Little did one realize that the non-pushy but mushy, mushy dude of his debut film Socha Na Tha will turn out to be the toast of every lips. He is on the cover of the latest edition 'Timeout Mumbai'. Dressed up as a 'desi' politician (with a cap to match), Abhay looks not less than a million dollars, with his stubble to put an end to the photogenic trouble!
This issue speaks all about the 'Hindian-isation' of Bollywood films. The writer profiles the gems of Aditya Bhattacharya, Anurag Kashyap, Dibakar Banerjee, Homi Adajania, Rajat Kapoor, Shashanka Ghosh, Sriram Raghavan as they give their views on the same. All these things are superfine, but what takes the cake for us is the ice-chilled interview of Abhay Deol, in which he speaks all about the ecstasy (or is it 'x-tacy?) of being a poster boy of Hindi cinema. He also belts out the other side of hailing from a film family.
He says, "The advantage of a film family is that you don't get an easy entry." Not just that, Abhay, while talking about the current crop of films, says, "We are in the middle of the road in terms of independent thought. A lot of films are neither here nor there". As they say, 'interview abhi baaki hai mere dost…" To read the full interview, simply hop, skip and jump to get your 'Time Out' under the Bolly-sun!
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