Vikram Bhatt Quotes.
I am not what a girl dreams of.
Sometimes you meet someone who changes the way you think forever and yet you meet her for just those fleeting moments in life, perhaps never to meet her again.
I’ve put my days of fantasy behind me and make authentic realistic films.
I used to write stories on Facebook, and people started reading them, from 10-12 people initially, to thousands of people later.
I regret hurting my wife and my child and abandoning them. I regret the pain I caused them.
I’m not what I make.
I am the kind of guy who wears his heart on his sleeve.
In the year 1943 my grandfather, Shri Vijay Bhatt made a film by the name of ‘Ram Rajya.’
I have never hidden my relationship and I have been called the worst names in the showbiz world.
The battle between free will and listening to the inner voice will remain eternal. Similarly, in the debate over material and spiritual rewards; you cannot have both, as the path to acquire each is different.
In a horror film the protagonist should be vulnerable enough for audience to be worried about him. You can’t have a six feet boxer and expect audience to worry about him.
I am a sad person. In this world there are people who like major notes and minor notes. I like minor notes.
Ultimately, it’s one’s upbringing, consciousness and circumstances that decide the path you’ll choose.
I believe in ghosts.
We have got so caught up in an insular world that swings between our phones, our computers and our heads that we have forgotten to look out of the window, and say, ‘Hey! It’s raining.’
Hits and flops are part and parcel of movie business.
Stupidly, in our industry, producers pay precious money to sign stars whom they might not even use in the film. Producers believe stars make hits; actually it is the script that makes a film successful.
A personal code of conduct that you follow is far better than a social code of conduct that you are forced to follow.
I feel ‘Ankahee’ is a very honest film. It says that in a relationship where there are three people, everybody is doomed. Nobody comes out happy.
In this day and age of Internet, where we have several dating sites, it is bizarre to say the audience is not ready to watch bolder themes.
I have had the fortune of seeing very glamorous and beautiful woman close up and I have seen their fears and insecurity.
I am a middle-order batsman. Delivering a 100-crore hit each time is the job of the opening batsman. I will come, do my job to the best of my abilities and leave the rest to my audience.
We should vote for an individual rather than a party.
Living in lawlessness gives you lawlessness.
It’s tough to leave your work – which is your life – for a longish period.
No one is infallible. I am not the only director who has flopped.
If you work with a big director, access to stars becomes easier.
However beautiful a woman may be, she gets cold feet, she gets angry, she fears, she has insecurity – she is a human being.
I believe success is delayed failure.
With my grey hair and workaholic attitude, I can’t imagine being hot by any standard.
The script of ‘Shaapit’ was such that the leading man couldn’t be shown indulging into anything heroic.
The web offers a creative climate that filmmakers have been craving for.
My life in the spotlight has cost me a lot.
Aakhir’ stars Sanjay Suri and Bengali actress Rituparna Sengupta. It’s very close to my heart and the most realistic work I’ve ever done.
I love ‘Paranormal Activity’ because it scares you more with little effort. I like ‘The Blair Witch Project’ and the ‘Omen’ series and ‘The Exorcist.’ I love ‘Exorcism of Emily Rose.’
If a producer goes to the censor at the last minute, just before the film releases, then he often settles with cuts because he cannot afford to lose any more time.
1921′ is a fantastic love story about people who are studying music. It has a fair leaning towards classic love story.
Money is not the only reason why I make horror films.
I do believe that there are some films that cannot be made without stars.
I strongly believe there is a guided force that acts upon me and has helped me become what I am over the years.
Man has fallen victim to seduction since times immemorial.
I have many times encountered spirits but the reason I don’t talk about these things in person is because I feel the people might think that I am doing this for publicity of my films and I also feel that it belittles my experiences. Hence, I don’t talk about it.
Whatever films we make we should be honest in the genre we are making.
The Indian film industry does not believe in investing financial resources in scripts.
I think people will discover themselves in ‘Ankahee.’
It’s difficult, very difficult to create something new every time in this space of horror and scare people every time.
People want a story – and my horror films have never been about only ghosts and spirits. They have their share of love, hatred, jealousy and complexity of relationships involved.
We need to understand that we’ve divided our country in language based states. So what happens is that more regional parties come in the front and different opinions don’t let any one particular strong decision to pass through.
I have paid for things that I had done because I have been in the spotlight.
Love is the most elusive thing I know. Always an arm’s length away, teasing me and asking me to stretch a bit more and grab it.
You make your own choices. Even extramarital affair, it’s your own decision. And you suffer for it and pay for it. That’s what ‘Ankahee’ is all about.
There are so many good actors who just keep waiting for good opportunities.
Raaz 3′ has a human touch and in fact, horror comes in third place. The first is human touch, while music takes the second place.
We were all one, all the languages and all the people and all the states. We are one country and we have the freedom to talk in any language.
Let’s get our civic laws right and abide by them.
Everyone is entitled to reach for the stars.
As far as horror films are concerned, I guess Vikram Bhatt is a brand name.
Mother, sister, daughter, wife, cousins – they are a part of your everyday life. You interact with them, communicate, altercate and that they would have an influence on your everyday life is obvious.
Is democracy about living in fear? Is that what our forefathers fought the British for?
Freedom is not freedom unless you are free!
I feel digital is here to stay. It is going to wipe out small and medium budget films, mark my words.
You can’t afford to be afraid of failure in this business.
It is easy to find partners, not love.
Hindi film heroes never age but Hindi film heroines age fast.
In Hollywood, they create banks of scripts, whether they are used or not.
I don’t believe in the institution of marriage anymore. It’s redundant; it’s an outdated institution. It’s like lanterns in a house, you don’t use them anymore.
The difference between television, films and the web is that unlike the former, the latter is not appointment viewing. You decide the time you want to watch and how much you want to watch. The web is for the viewer.
I am not doting and am not romantic. I can have spurts of romance but am not consistently romantic.
I never wanted to be an actor. Because when you’re an actor, you depend on other people to come to you with scripts. You can’t create your own. Unless you are a Raj Kapoor, who was a producer-director.
Khamoshiyan’ is emotional like ‘Raaz.’
When I think of love, I think of pain and not joy. I know that is not the way it’s supposed to be but it has been that way for me.
You know, nothing comes free. If you want to chase fame, then fame has a price. You can’t get convenient fame. You can’t say, ‘Hey! I want only the good things and for the bad things I do, look away.’ So, if you crave for the spotlight, you pay for the spotlight.
My failings are the result of my own inter-personal abilities. I am not a good husband or boyfriend.