Motivational Abhay Deol Quotes And Sayings
Inspirational Abhay Deol Quotes

Motivational Abhay Deol Quotes And Sayings

Abhay Deol Quotes:- Abhay Deol (born 15 March 1976) is an Indian actor and producer, who works predominantly in Hindi language films.. Born in the influential Deol family of the Hindi cinema, he began acting at a young age in theater productions at his school.

Inspirational Abhay Deol Quotes

I am trying to be true to the work that I want to do and be allowed to make the choices that I want to make.
Abhay Deol

Inspirational Abhay Deol Quotes

I wasn’t looking to be a star, I just happened to love acting, I was a reluctant actor.
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The reaction to ‘Dev D’ success wasn’t a balanced one from my end. I ran away! I should have stayed around and seen how I could balance things. But I wasn’t capable of that.
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Maybe I didn’t take the advantage and become a star and get all the brands so that I could solidify my space in the world.
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I was termed ‘choosy’ because when an actor decides to go against the wind and takes on only non-formula films, he is not left with much choice.
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I have family in America and I lived with them for a while. Every few years, I feel the need to disassociate myself from what I do. It really helps the actor within me.
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I’m more comfortable watching ‘Dev D’ with my mom than a film that makes a woman an object whose only purpose is to dance provocatively.
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I enjoy films like ‘American Beauty’ and want to do similar films that reflect our culture.
Abhay Deol

Fortunately, I got critic and audience acceptance much earlier than industry acceptance.
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It’s scary to work with family, alongside my brothers and uncle. I can’t imagine myself screaming at them even in front of the camera.
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Famous Quotes by Abhay Deol

I grew a very early distaste for fame and glamour because I saw what the spotlight and attention can do to you as a family, so to speak.
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I was inherently slightly more bitter or cynical and that kept me from going to the commercial formulaic crowd. Also, I went to an art college and I did my foundation in art.
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When there is stuff being written about your family and people ask you questions which are very personal in nature, it makes you defensive and almost makes you angry.
Abhay Deol

Lot of people liked me in ‘Manorama Six feet Under,’ ‘Oye Lucky Lucky Oye,’ ‘Dev D’ and ‘Shanghai’ and the only common thing in all these films is that when we were making them we never thought they would work. The ones that did not work were safe films.
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We have 5000-year-old history which is now almost a part of our DNA. How do you break that? America, for example, doesn’t have that history behind it. It romanticizes rebellion. We look down upon rebellion. It’s an insult. To think out-of-the-box is looked down upon here.
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It is definitely hard when you’re going against the tide. Of course, it is tough. But does that mean you can’t do it? No, it depends on your strength, stamina and ability to take so much power against you.
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It would be great to read a script, which is an action script uniquely written so that it doesn’t cost an arm or a leg because we are now accustomed to seeing action in the superhero form.
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Greatest Quotes by Abhay Deol

I would never enter politics, but I will go out and vote.
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I am not a politician nor an activist but in my small way try and bring change with the kind of films I do.
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I choose my films carefully. I have done movies that are sensitive, which deal with some issue and are a mirror of society.
Abhay Deol

I am most attracted to characters and stories that I can relate to. The traditional formula of ‘larger than life’ I never found attractive.
Abhay Deol

Beat up 10 guys, win the girl, and yet you are supposed to be a normal human being. I don’t mind doing that as a superhero but not as a real person!
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I agree that at the end of the day, it’s a man’s world, but when I’m doing a film, I am working with the director, not a man or a woman.
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Acting is more creative and liberating than production.
Abhay Deol

When you do films after films, you don’t let life happen. At least, in my case, I end up relying too much on emotions, which aren’t raw enough. Travel helps me to get a renewed approach towards things.
Abhay Deol

Even as a kid, classmates asked pointed personal questions about my family. I have conditioned myself to handle it with maturity.
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I don’t see myself being perceived as a Bollywood star and I wouldn’t want to be that either.
Abhay Deol

I always wanted my work to speak for itself but I realized you have to show people a little bit of yourself and interact with them, especially before your film releases.
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Top Abhay Deol Quotes And Sayings

I can be lazy, don’t get me wrong. But it’s not laziness that’s holding me back, it’s the system where I don’t fit in.
Abhay Deol

As long as it excites me, I am game for it.
Abhay Deol

The craziest thing I’ve done for love? Put my life on hold.
Abhay Deol

Love has no nationality for me. I have a preference for dark skin but that’s just superficial.
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As a kid I wanted to run away from home every time I got a scolding for being naughty but I never did. Knowing now what happens to unprotected kids on the streets I’m glad I didn’t.
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Los Angeles is much like Mumbai, the film industry rules the city over most other professions, so it feels like home.
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In real life I don’t chant. Nor do I believe in idol worship.
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I know there is a higher being and I respect that force.
Abhay Deol

Larger-than-life roles have never excited me. I’d rather play someone real who goes through obstacles and becomes a hero.
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I feel my advantage of coming from a film family is – having seen fame up close, having seen the industry so close and how it works, I was not enamored by fame.
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It’s not that I don’t want to do different films. The non-mainstream stuff that I did started to get successful… But for an industry which runs essentially on money, they do put you in a box.
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