Superstar Aamir Khan's wife Kiran Rao, who was
present at the 12th Osian's-Cinefan Film Festival on Monday, spoke
at length about non-commercial films. Rao, who made her directorial
debut with off-beat film Dhobi Ghat, spoke about her
past fight with Aamir over the film at the event.
Kiran Rao said, "In the beginning, we used to have a lot of
fights. I was conscious of the fact that I wanted to protect my
script. Filming Aamir was a cakewalk. Once I learnt to let things
be, things were much easier. Aamir was light and free, and I began
to enjoy the shades that an actor could give to a character -
thanks to his sheer mastery of the art."
Kiran believes that there always lies a risk factor to make
non-commercial films. "Today, if you ask me if I would want to make
film like 'Dhobi Ghat', I would think again about it," she