StarSpeak: Brad Pitt & Shah Rukh Khan On Cinema, Acting and More

SRK and Brad Pitt talk about cinema, Bollywood’s love for song and dance. 

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What happens when two superstars who have a considerably large fan following around the world sit across each other to talk cinema and their craft?

Shah Rukh Khan and Brad Pitt had such a meeting! The Hollywood star was in Mumbai to promote his film, War Machine. And while here, he chatted with film journalist Rajeev Masand and SRK about staying relevant, maintaining artistic integrity, producing better cinema and much more.

Read on to find out:

What’s the secret to staying relevant after being in the industry for 25 years?



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How do you balance and combine artistic integrity with commercial success?



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How do you pick the films that you do? How do you decide what you want to do as an actor?



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Do your roles stay with you?



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Is there been one particular character hard to wrap your head around, more than the others?



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On wanting to produce better cinema...

Brad, whose company, Plan B Pictures, has already picked two Oscars, one for 12 Years a Slave and another for Moonlight; spoke about his efforts to make better cinema.



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SRK, on the other hand, said that one needs to become a part of the system to start making better cinema.

“When I came in 25 years ago I wanted to make some films and I haven't made all of them because you have to be a part of the system. I produce films that no one else will produce, films that nobody else wants to make. Now, we make some films to make money to produce those films,” said Khan.

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