Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Puneet Issar Quotes. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!
You cannot have another ‘Ten Commandments’ or ‘Ben Hur’ or ‘Sholay’ or ‘Mother India.’ Likewise you cannot have another ‘Mahabharat.’
I think ‘Garv’ was ahead of its times.
There is no meaning to light if there is no darkness.
Tulsi Ramsay has been my mentor. In 1982, he and his brother Shyam Ramsay, came to me for ‘Purana Mandir.’
Artificial intelligence is taking over a lot of things. Jobs are going to go but artists and theatre are not going anywhere because it is live performance.
I feel it’s a great challenge to play Raavan.
History written by the victims trickles down in the form of folklore.
I am on a ketos diet so I avoid sugar, dairy products, wheat, grain or pulses.
‘I Am Singh’ is about Sikhs, who, despite living in the U.S. for generations, were mistaken for Arabs and Afghans due to their turbans and became victims of racist violence in the aftermath of 9/11. The film takes a look at the discrimination against Sikhs post 9/11.
Actors thrive on challenges. Only then can you perform.
Age is just a number. It’s all in the head.
It is very difficult to shoot mythological shows. The costumes and the make up are very time consuming… It definitely takes a toll on the body.
‘I Am Singh’ underlines the fact that every guy who wears a turban is not an Osama Bin Laden.
It should be easily admitted that every hero is only as great as the villain that he prevails over.
I played Duryodhan, the young prince, 28 years ago. People still identify me as Duryodhan. But at 55, I cannot hope to play a 25-year-old.
I am an artist. An actor performs, whether it’s in front of the camera or a live audience.
Being in front of a live audience is like taking an steroid shot. The applause, the claps in each and every dialogue , people being mesmerized by the performance, and the standing ovation is unparallel. This kind if a feeling you can not get in any other medium!
See, my relationship with Salman is of mutual love. But just because he is a good friend of mine, I wouldn’t want to use him for a cameo in my film or ask him to endorse my film. That is not me.
Americans need to embrace Sikhs more and Sikhs need to take the initiative to educate people about their religion.
I used to work out for eight hours a day, which includes running, boxing and martial arts.
In 2004, I was visiting my cousins in San Francisco and we were in a restaurant talking in Punjabi. We suddenly saw heads turn. And one of the Americans at the restaurant abused us and called my cousins, ‘turban-headed Osamas.’ That strengthened my resolve to make a film that highlights the issue.
Theatre is my first love.
In prose, if you forget a line, you can say something else in the same context.
‘Bigg Boss’ is a game and not life.
As you age, you should be graceful.
Given a chance, I would love to host a television show as I have good communication skills and am fluent in Hindi, English and Urdu.
I feel I am the reincarnation of Duryodhan. There are lots of similarities between me and him.
I like to believe I play tragic heroes – characters that are torn between the good and bad, the black and the white.
My dance was really appreciated in ‘Bigg Boss’ and Colors TV has approached me for their dance reality show ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa.’ I hope to take part in ‘Jhalak.’
It’s wonderful when you’re performing and the audience responds to it.
I believe that history is written by the victors, but what about the vanquished? They also have a story to tell.
I find the character of Jarasandh, the King of Magadha, captivating and challenging since he was invincible.
A man should keep inventing and re-inventing himself.
Unlike the victims of 9/11, who received plenty of relief aid compensation from the government and charitable institutions, those who suffered hate crimes were given very little. As tax-paying citizens of the country, they too deserved similar compensation.
I was nominated 13 times during my 15-week stay in ‘Bigg Boss’ but they couldn’t get me out. That is because I was truthful and entertained the audience with my good sense of humour.
Many star kids constantly get compared to their fathers and are unable to match their parent’s mettle. But I am proud to say that my son has taken the legacy forward.
I had read the ‘Mahabharat’ thoroughly even before meeting B. R. Chopra Sir. I knew the most important character was Duryodhan. Without him the ‘Mahabharat’ would not have happened. I straight away went and asked for that character itself.
Every House has a Duryodhan, Dhritarashtra, Shakuni, Arjun, Karan, Gandhari, Bhishma . That’s the Beauty of ‘Mahabharat.’
In the heady days that followed the success of ‘Mahabharat,’ I was young, vain and didn’t care much about the story. But in the next two decades, I read a lot on the epic.
Every antagonist is a protagonist in his own right.