Mad times are here again.   
Jul,05,2010
 

The madness has begun for me.

Peepli Live promos have broken yesterday announcing the release date of 13th Aug. Now its deadlines and stress time for me.

Before I get swamped by the madness I would like to express a few things. Making an unusual and challenging film like PL is always difficult, but when it turns out the way that the team had imagined, it is truly satisfying.

In PL, Anusha has written a superb script. Layered, funny, poignant, with an amazing array of characters and situations. It is a very difficult script to shoot, and this being Anusha’s first film I was understandably nervous to begin with. But she, in her very first film, has dealt with the material with such maturity that it left me stumped. Astonishingly Anusha has never assisted anyone, nor has she been to film school. I think, in her we have a talent to look out for. As a producer I am really happy with what Anusha has made and I am most impressed by her talent. I want to especially mention here the casting of the film and the performances that Anusha has brought out from her cast. Just blew me!

This may sound like I am praising my own film, and I am, but it is more in appreciation as a producer who is very happy with the creative talent of the team. I am doing it publically because I want to publically acknowledge the work that Anusha, ably assisted by her co-director Mehmood, and her team, have done.

Nadal wins. He certainly is a champion! But being a Fedderer fan all I could think of during the glimpses that I caught of the final yesterday, was, what must Fedderer going through watching the final. ☹

Argentina, the team that I was supporting, is out of the world cup. They tried hard but on that day were outplayed by the Germans.

So, now I am supporting the Germans :-}

As promised to Amitji I am on twitter. But I have to say that, as yet, I am more comfortable on my blog. As I am writing this I feel like I am home.

Love.

a.

 
Posted by Aamir Khan at 01:23 PM
 
1143 Comments  Post Comment Aamir's Responses
 
 
1143 Comments
 
1133. udit19kol
Posted on Jul,29,2010 at 07:01 PM
hi aamir, i recently come to know dat u wanted 2 act in peepli,
but director did not want 2 cast u in dis film. dat's wy u
produce dis film. many thanx for dis lesson, that where i am not
suitable, i'll come aside, but if i like dat from my heart, i
always be d part of dat project, where i can help the leader in
any way...

 
1132. udit19kol
Posted on Jul,29,2010 at 06:51 PM
oops, i wrote 'markeying' instead of 'marketing', it is a typing
mistake,hope it'll not be repeated in future

 
1131. udit19kol
Posted on Jul,29,2010 at 06:48 PM
ur markeying style impress me very much, u never suggest 2 public
that go & watch my film. u just spread an essence of ur film in
people's mind; look my film is coming; if u wish u can watch dis.
in these days where everyone telling that 'look me, i am
superstar' u represent ur topic in diffn way . keep going on and
have lot of success...... u can also wish me a lot of success,
bcoz i am a 3rd yr engg stdnt and i have a thousand miles to go
before i sleep..

 
1130. ZeePatel
Posted on Jul,29,2010 at 06:15 AM
I believe anyone who gets to work with you making movies...may it
be new script writer, actor, director, cinematographer...and so
on, are all very lucky. Your attention to details, makes a huge
difference in those who work with you!! Keep up the good work!

 
1129. wandering_dipsy
Posted on Jul,29,2010 at 12:26 AM
Hey Aamir!
Being here feels sooo good! :)
Eagerly awaiting Peepli Live.
Love...

 
1128. FirstLuvAK
Posted on Jul,28,2010 at 08:12 PM
Hey AK I loveee your madness, love everything about u. Plz tell
me when r u coming to NY? Its my dream to see u at least once
(live) , if I die before, my "aatma" will bother u, trust me. Oh
yea if u did not notice my nick; yes "U R MY FIRST LOVE"

 
1127. bhasi
Posted on Jul,28,2010 at 07:49 PM
hi aamir
i am new to ur blog
i always wait for ur movie with 100% effort
pls reply me which new movie ur doing with youe own
appearence

 
1126. cinemafarm
Posted on Jul,28,2010 at 06:13 PM
I do no Mr. Aamir how I can tell you; but one thing is m a one of
the member of SPANDAN PARIVAR CINEMA MOVEMENT n i like to tell u
that i had made 1 short film on "farmer's life" just 7 min. n
before released peepli live i want to show u that so plz tell me
where i should send the film.

 
1125. Dushala
Posted on Jul,28,2010 at 04:36 PM
what this movie is all about

 
1124. Accenture
Posted on Jul,28,2010 at 08:04 AM
Hi Aamir...I am software professional in Mumbai and I've just
been advised to join your blog...it feels gr8 and really close to
being with you after reading your blogs....heard that Peepli Live
has been shot at a village near bhopal....thats my native...
Thanks,
Vaibhav Bakshi

 
 
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