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“I’m not the least disappointed by the Oscar snub” – Irrfan Khan

Saif is unhappy with his rock concert being held at the Andheri Sports Complex. 'Even Beyonce can't fill up the Andheri Sports Complex in India. You can't have 3000-4000 people in such a huge place. It looks like a small gathering. I'd have preferred a more intimate environment. Better that we should've played at Poison or some such night club. But it was a good fun. The people who came loved the music so much, it was worth it."

For Saif one of the perks of playing live with a rock band in Mumbai on Sunday evening was having his children in the audience watching him play. "I'm not a rock star. I'm an actor playing the guitar. My son and my daughter had a good time. And that was enough for me. It was nice to showcase my abilities on the strings. Parikarama are a great band. And I had fun."

But did Saif's kids enjoy a retro-rock performance by their dad? "Sarah said she hates Rock, but loves me. That's why she enjoyed it." But Saif didn't miss Kareena at the Bangalore and Mumbai gigs. "She's constantly with me. No need for her to be present with me physically."

Out of the four scheduled gigs in the four metros Saif has already completed two. "Both Bangalore and Mumbai were really good. However, we're averaging like 4000-5000 people per gig. And that's the audience for a closed auditorium or maybe a club, not a stadium. The concerts should've been done indoors like those small rock bands that play in the night club."

Saif found the audience in Bangalore more receptive. "They were more passionate about rock music. They made a lot of appreciative noises. Like I said, the same number of people in a club would've been really terrific. I mean, come on

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