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09-28-2012, 09:57 PM #1
Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan are in different category, says SrideviMore than 265 films in her oeuvre but Sridevi, the reigning queen of the 1980s and 1990s who is back after a 15-year gap with 'English Vinglish', says she is yet to deliver her best.
The 'Hawa Hawai' girl, who did scores of films in the south before making her mark in Bollywood with critically acclaimed portrayals in diverse films such as 'Sadma' and 'Lamhe', has won four Filmfare awards - Hindi movies 'Chaalbaaz' and 'Lamhe', Tamil film 'Meendum Kokila' and Telugu venture 'Kshana Kshanam'. But she's not completely satisfied.
"There is a lot more to do," the 49-year-old actress told IANS.
"I have not done much as an actor. There is no end for an artist and my best is yet to come. There are more creative characters to play which has no limits," she added.
She is ready for another stint as the lead in Gauri Shinde's directorial debut 'English Vinglish', releasing Oct 5, playing an Indian housewife in the US struggling to overcome the language barrier and identity issues.
Acting is her forte but direction is a complete no, says the actress who is married to director-producer Boney Kapoor. The couple has two daughters, one 15 and the other 12 years old.
"Direction and all is not my cup of tea. It's not an easy job," she said, adding that she is familiar with production, thanks to her husband, but doesn't understand the box-office number game.
"I believe in good films and bad films. Box-office business and all is my husband's section. Sometimes I really get surprised when good films don't do well... Sometimes you are really shocked when an average film does very well," she said.
A good script helps a film connect with the audiences, asserts the actress....being a human...