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My journey has been tough but immensely enjoyable: Sujoy Ghosh


First published: March 26, 2013, 5:26 PM IST | Updated: March 26, 2013
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My journey has been tough but immensely enjoyable: Sujoy Ghosh
Sujoy Ghosh joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on winning the National Film Award.

Director Sujoy Ghosh joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on winning the award for Best Screenplay writer (original) at the 60th National Film Awards for the film 'Kahaani'.

Q. Which football team do you support? Asked by: appyfizzz

A. Yo Appy I don't play footie.

Q. How has the journey been? Asked by: Sneha

A. Tough but immensely enjoyable.

Q. Hi Sujoy, please let us if you are going to work with BIG B. Asked by: Alok

A. Yes...yes.

Q. Dada, how many days you spent to write 'Kahaani', how many days to shoot & how many days you spent on post production? Thanks & cheers. Asked by: S. Singh

A. Six months to write, 52days, 6 months post.

Q. Ranbir Kapoor or Nawazuddin Siddiqui? Asked by: appyfizzz

A. Both.

Q. When can we expect the all new Byomkesh avatar of yours? Asked by: Sourav

A. End of the year I am guessing.

Q. Is not the story of 'Kahaani' complex and full of suspense. Asked by: Hitesh

A. You tell me.

Q. Working with Vidya Balan after her success of dirty picture, was it difficult? Asked by: zkhan

A. Nope.

Q. I liked Aladin a lot...may be you made a right thing at a wrong time...may be this Amish era would have fetched you better revenue for the same effort....what say? Asked by: Sourav

A. I don't think so. What is done is done.

Q. Do you feel an male superstar in the movie could have made it a big commercial success as compared to now? Asked by: Manav

A. Nope.

Q. Do you feel that working in low budget movies make directors to be more innovative with script and can take more chances as expensive movies have normally same storyline. Asked by: Sanjay

A. One has the option. but money matters. So if its your own then you can go all out.. else not.

Q. #NewGenByomkesh Rituparno Ghosh or Anjan Dutt? Asked by: Sourav

A. No clue.

Q. Why is it some stars in Bollywood consider commercial success to be more important than awards and does it effect morale of filmmaker. Asked by: Ravi

A. No idea man.

Q. Is using Amitabh for the song an deliberate attempt and did it served its purpose? Asked by: Ravi

A. Yes and how!

Q. Kareena would have been a better choice? Asked by: kiran

A. Vidya for me.

Q. Who is your favourite actor? Asked by: Sneha

A. Amitabh Bachchan.

Q. Next movie? Asked by: kiran

A. Writing :)

Q. Was the movie made for pan India audience as it has most of the characters and location from Bengal? Asked by: Ravi

A. Absolutely.

Q. Your favourite old movie of Big B? Asked by: Sandesh Kumar K N

A. Very hard to decide.

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