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“My film is about relationship between a fan & a superstar” – Makrand Deshpande

Makrand Deshpande

He is the man who spells acting with a capital ‘A’. He is someone, who, hails from a theatrical background and has captivated Bollywood with his acting prowess. We are indeed referring to the one and only Makrand Deshpande, who has now stormed Bollywood with his simple but powerful flick Shahrukh Bola Khoobsurat Hai Tu.

Bollywood Hungama caught up with this man for an exclusive celebrity chat. Here are the excerpts:

Makrand Deshpande: Hello Friends.. This is Makrand Deshpande … only on Bollywood Hungama!!!

Ranvijay: Hi Maks
Makrand Deshpande: Ranvijay, Hello


I made my 1st film in 2001. This is the pop film for me

Aamir: Are you sitting at Prithvi?

Makrand Deshpande: Aamir, Yes

Ajay: What do u prefer acting in theater or cinema?

Makrand Deshpande: ajay, Theatre

Vinod: Why you took so long to come in films???

Makrand Deshpande: Vinod, I made my 1st film in 2001. This is the pop film for me

Ranvijay: why dun u choose sum mainstream cinema?

Makrand Deshpande: Ranvijay, I have no memory

Makrand Deshpande

Pravin: tell us about this film SBKHT

Makrand Deshpande: Pravin, This film is written and directed by me

Aamir: What is your dream role like?

Makrand Deshpande: Aamir, I don’t have dreams. I only do. I don’t wait for any1 to give me money

Pradeep: Till now, how many films you have made?

Makrand Deshpande: Pradeep, I have made 5 films so far

Pradeep: who is your fave director?

Makrand Deshpande: Pradeep, its RGV


RGV is my fave director

SAQIB :): MAKRAND SIR IAM UR DIE HEART FAN

Makrand Deshpande: Saqib, Thanks a lot, but pls stay alive… I need u!

Pravin: Cool…I m surely going to watch Shahrukh Bola

Makrand Deshpande: Pravin, thanks

Ranvijay: if u r going to these kind of role, then surely audience like will also loose their memory!

Makrand Deshpande: Ranvijay, I was promised a better footage, but it got cut


I was promised a better footage, but it got cut

Arun: who from theatre would be great in films?

Makrand Deshpande: Arun, Naseeruddin Shah!

INDO_PAK: hi Makrand sir welcome here

Makrand Deshpande: Indo, Thanks a lot

Arun: is it better if an actor comes from a theatrical background?

Makrand Deshpande: Arun, any kind of riyaaaz and experience helps.

Makrand Deshpande

Ajay: R u from Mumbai?

Makrand Deshpande: ajay, Yes… Mumbaichya Mulga :-)

Vinod: Tell us something about your childhood

Makrand Deshpande: Vinod, very active. part of a big family, 5 brothers and sisters …, My day wud start @ 5 am, KHO KHO, Cricket, School, cricket, sleep

PRADEEP: SIR AAPKA SONG MUJHE BAHUT PASAND HAI

Makrand Deshpande: pradeep, yunhi mila


Any kind of riyaaaz and experience helps to be a better actor

Akash: why u r not doing films?

Makrand Deshpande: akash, I love doing films. And films ask for too much time. I hate the characters that they offer.

Pravin: My perception of you has been that your true potential was never tapped (at least in Hindi cinema)…

Makrand Deshpande: Pravin, Blame is on me

Flowers: how was the Aamir exp?

Makrand Deshpande: Flowers …… the 1st film QSQT.. Aamir was more fresher than me. I think that I bullied him. But in Sarfarosh, he was a experienced Star. He bullied me in doing that film


Aamir bullied me in doing Sarfarosh

Vinod: What all languages can you speak?

Makrand Deshpande: Vinod, Marathi, Hindi, English, I understand Gujarati

Aamir: Are you married?

Makrand Deshpande: Aamir, no

Arun: What according to you is the most important thing an actor must have?

Makrand Deshpande: Arun, Focus is most important

Ranvijay: we know u r man of principles.

Makrand Deshpande: Ranvijay, thanks ……I just came to know

Pravin: Tell me (honestly) was it difficult to get the King Khan for the cameo?

Makrand Deshpande: Pravin, really not. I just had to sms

Makrand Deshpande

PRADEEP: UR HAIR IS VERY LOVELY

Makrand Deshpande: Pradeep, Thanks.. It’s all a Hairy affair! Yeh praakrutik hai

Khanz: aamir ko bolo plz makrand ko acha bada role do this is public ki demand

Makrand Deshpande: khanz, Phir Aamir kya karega!

PRADEEP: SIR AAPKO BHOJPURI AATI HAI

Makrand Deshpande: Pradeep, Bol loonga tho aa jaayegi

Ajay: do you have any regrets in life?

Makrand Deshpande: ajay, regrets…if u don’t have means that u haven’t lived life


If u don’t have means that u haven’t lived life

Akash: u were brilliant in Swades song

Makrand Deshpande: akash, thanks to SRK and Ashutosh

Ajay: which is your favourite film from the recent lot?

Makrand Deshpande: ajay, Peepli Live and Udaaan

Ranvijay: wt made u to do swadesh song?

Makrand Deshpande: Ranvijay, Ashutosh

its good to be bad : sir wht is the story of ur film?

Makrand Deshpande: its, relationship betwn a fan and a superstar. The only diff is it leads to danger


My film’s about a relationship between a fan and a superstar. The only diff is it leads to danger

Pravin: How has your role shaped up in Guzaarish?

Makrand Deshpande: Pravin, it’s a cameo…But, significant

akash : may i know whts ur age plz?

Makrand Deshpande: akash, 44

hassy : hiii eagerly waitin for srk bola khoobsurat hai tu….

Makrand Deshpande : hassy, Yes………Thanks a lot

It’s good to be bad: sir kya main movies main a sakta ho

Makrand Deshpande: its, koi bhi aa sakta hai

Makrand Deshpande

Ranvijay: sir, really looking forward to meet u!

Makrand Deshpande: Ranvijay, sure… 1st see the film

Ranvijay: to learn sum acting skills, will u help me?

Makrand Deshpande: Ranvijay, one to one is diff, by accidentally if u meet me, we can surely talk

shishir: why u chose Shahrukh’s name for film u could have chosen other actors?

Makrand Deshpande: shishir, SRK has been a part of my life. My assn in films and that was the reason for me to write this film

Jack!! : I M Surprised….I M Talking To Bollywood Celebrity. First Time In My Life…..Wow

Makrand Deshpande: jack, thanks to Bollywood

akash: at 44 u r very energetic!

Makrand Deshpande: akash, Hope to be the same at 84 as well!


SRK has been a part of my life. My assn in films and that was the reason for me to write this film

Pravin: Please promote your movie to maximum so that it reaches as many people as possible

Makrand Deshpande: Pravin, I wud start with u

hassy : trailer is awsum….

Makrand Deshpande: hassy, Radhelalsa cut it alongwith me

Akash: can u tell abt ur forthcoming projects

Makrand Deshpande: akash, Dream Man with Kay Kay Menon

Main bhi bola: hi Makrand how was it to work with SRK

Makrand Deshpande: main, simple and assuring

Pravin: I m surely gonna watch it and write good things about it, if I like it

Makrand Deshpande: Pravin, u r honest

Makrand Deshpande

Shishir: im from Nepal and I don think its releasing here

Makrand Deshpande: shishir, Let me look into this

Niraj : Makrand ji, what is your film about and why this title?

Makrand Deshpande : niraj, har ameer aadmi kay saath ek gareeb rehta hai… gareeb aadmi bhi kush hota hai.. waise bhooliyega mat . desh gareebon ka hai!

Pravin: yup..also i m a biggg movie buff. I love Hindi films a lot.

Makrand Deshpande: Pravin, thanks

hassy : sir do you know Marathi…???

Makrand Deshpande: hassy, Mala jagaaaytcha aahe…jeevantha rahaaychey


Mala jagaaaytcha aahe…jeevantha rahaaychey

Pravin : I have never watched theatre :-( M in Bangalore. Do you come to Bangalore for plays? If so, when next?

Makrand Deshpande: Pravin, if I come, U will know

srk fan : How was it to have SRK in d name as well in d film its double dhamakas

Makrand Deshpande: srk, absolutely!

Vinod: Sir, what is the one thing you would change about your career growth

Makrand Deshpande: Vinod, I shud think of reaching out to people

Niraj: makrand ji, which is more difficult – acting & directing a play or feature film?

Makrand Deshpande: Niraj, Feature Film

Makrand Deshpande: Dear People, it was really nice chatting with u. Watch my film and make others also to watch!

More Pages: Shahrukh Bola Khoobsurat Hai Tu Box Office Collection , Shahrukh Bola Khoobsurat Hai Tu Movie Review

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