Aditya Roy Kapur Quotes

  • People seem to know more about me than I do.

  • I am not in the habit of putting a ring on my own finger.

  • My first breakup happened when I was in standard 9th. I remember being very lost, and for me, it was like the end of the world, and I will never find another girl.

  • I write songs, and there is a definite need to express myself through my music.

  • My first date was when I was in school. I remember I took her out, and we had sandwiches because I didn't have any money, but it was fun.

  • I don't think you can ever remake a classic.

  • Habib Faisal is a wonderful director.

  • I believe one is not going to get anywhere by sitting and planning too much. The point is to keep doing, and what will happen will happen.

  • I've heard how people are asking each other to 'Netflix and chill,' so I think it's kind of fun. I'd do that!

  • Sometimes, I sit with my guitar and start playing... something or the other pops into my head... Basically, I write whatever that comes to my mind. I've written a lot of songs, but they are lying in my cupboard... I mean to do something about them someday.

  • It's exciting to work with stars, but there is no reason to be nervous because in the initial stages of my career, I have worked with Akshay Kumar, Aishwarya Rai, Salman Khan... I have worked with these stars, so nervousness has gone out my system after that.

  • There is lot of advice that I take from my brothers, as I am the youngest one. They give lot of advice to me.

  • With age and experience, I started to know myself better.

  • What normally we see is the finished product, someone's performance on screen, but behind the scenes, a lot goes into it.

  • It's a good addition to get a female perspective.

  • Don't let any issue carry over to the next day. Talk about it all before you hit the bed.

  • Being single isn't all that bad, as you can be selfish and focus on yourself and your career.

  • I didn't like the idea of acting back in school. Both my brothers were into it.

  • I don't want to do only one film a year; I want to work more.

  • I can't do a film just for the sake of it.

  • When in a relationship, you are responsible for another person, too. I don't want to commit unless I am absolutely ready.

  • Live-in relationships are common these days; that's why so many movies are being made on the subject.

  • By the time I finished my first three films, I realised this is something I want to do for a long time, learn, and grow in.

  • I am all about old school romance. I love everything about the classic relationships.

  • I had never thought I would be an actor.

  • When I was a VJ, people told me I will be an actor. I used to laugh.

  • One cheat meal is fine, but keep it at one, because if you do another, then it's a slippery slope.

  • Failure of a film doesn't diminish my love for acting.

  • Yes, I will probably concentrate on solo roles, but I would not say no to multi-starrers if they come from good directors and with a good script. I would allow myself the freedom to do it.

  • I'm not going to do a film unless there's something in it to excite me.

  • As actors, when we keep working every day, after a point of time, we just know all our emotional cards and how to play them.

  • At the end of the day, it's a business; people want to make money. That's the intention with every film. It happens for some movies. For others, it doesn't.

  • At the end of the day, filmmaking is a business. You want everyone to make money.

  • I am not a cook at all. It wasn't difficult to play a chef because it was not about knowing recipes. I just had to look comfortable in the kitchen.

  • In 'Kalank,' I am playing a character, which is quite strong, quiet a little complex yet interesting, that drew me towards the character when I heard the narration from director Abhishek Varman.

  • Every young actor wants this feeling of being the solo lead in a film.

  • At times, it is hard to say no to a film, but that happens, because you can't do a film due to date issues.

  • People have been writing songs and poems since the time we had brains.

  • I have seen 'OK Kanmani,' and I really enjoyed it. I loved Dulquer's performance. I became a fan of his after seeing his work in the film. I would love to meet him.

  • There are a couple of stories that I have in my head for which I feel like I should collaborate with people. So yes, if I would like to direct, I would also like to write whatever I direct.

  • There's nothing like work to take your mind off setbacks.

  • Hopefully, I will be meeting the right person one day.

  • 'Aashiqui 2' and 'Yeh Jawaani' were hit films, especially the former film in which I was the protagonist.

  • If you have Katrina Kaif standing in front of you, you will be full of passion. Passion is natural to me where Katrina is concerned.

  • Rahul Jaykar, my character in 'Aashiqui 2,' was a talented musician battling his demons, while Noor Nizami, my character in 'Fitoor,' is an artist who spends his entire life in pursuit of the love of his muse, Firdaus.

  • I am happy that, post-'Aashiqui 2,' I am getting opportunities to work with big names.

  • I would like to believe that I would have made a good cricketer.

  • I was never disheartened that I did not get solo hero movies.

  • When 'Fitoor' didn't work, it affected me a lot. It hurts when a film doesn't do well.

  • A film like 'Aashiqui 2' needed to happen for people to see me in the capacity of a hero. I am getting a lot of opportunities, as people have recognised the potential in me.

  • I like training alone. Otherwise, I find I get too dependent on someone else for motivation.

  • It's not a conscious decision that I only want to do romantic films.

  • When I was young, in my early films, the freshness, and the raw element in my presence on-screen was coming from my youth, and that naturally goes away with time. But the challenge of an actor is to retain the wonder and innocence alive.

  • The dos are drink lots of water, get enough fibre and carbs as well, as they are important. The don'ts are don't be too extreme with any diet; it can really end up harming your system and immunity.

  • I wanted to become a cricketer primarily because the idea of playing in front of 40,000 odd people gave me an adrenaline rush.

  • When I see a contemporary deliver a good performance, I get inspired to do better. I don't sit and mull over other people's successes; that can be unhealthy.

  • I look back - I think I am an accidental actor.

  • I'm happy in my own world, and I'm also a good boy.

  • I would love to do an action film.

  • I'm passionate about my work.

  • I don't think about how much business my films will make.

  • I've always been a quiet person.

  • Like any other actor, I want to be part of good projects.

  • It's not a matter of being choosy as an actor but a matter of liking the right script.

  • Music was a part of my life even before acting happened. But I mostly play my guitar only for myself and sometimes when jamming with my friends.

  • There are lots of offers that I am getting. I can't complain.

  • I'd love to do comedy.

  • Both my parents are wonderful cooks - my father looks like he has been in the kitchen his whole life.

  • Sure, it can happen that the director sees you in a particular genre, and they like your work in that genre; they tend to think that you can only do well in that genre.

  • When you are working with someone who is so aware of what they do, you become better, too.

  • Even when I was doing supporting roles, I always had this belief that one day the opportunity to play a lead would come my way.

  • Now that I have joined Instagram, I think I'm on it less than before. Earlier, I used to be there all the time. I'm enjoying it because it's where you have complete control on what you're putting out, as you want it. I don't feel there's a compulsion to be active.

  • I never get sullen, sad, or envious, because those emotions will get me nowhere.

  • Before signing 'Dawat-E-Ishq,' I came across few more offers, but none of them interested me. This film has a soul, and I went for it.

  • I am happiest when I am on the sets.

  • I am not good with PR or in projecting a certain image of myself, and I don't give clarifications about rumours; that's it.

  • I believe in the institution of marriage. I want to get married and start a family.

  • I didn't grow up watching Hindi films and loving them, or wanting to become a Bollywood actor. That, to me, was the most fantastical idea.

  • Daawat-E-Ishq' did not do as well as we expected, so yes, when a film doesn't do as well as you wanted it to, it hurts, especially after you have put your sweat and blood on it.

  • I have been in relationships, and I felt that I was in love, but I don't know if love lasts forever.

  • Sometimes smell can take you back to places.

  • Once I like something, I will eat it again and again.

  • I'm a city boy, born and brought up in Mumbai. I talk fast, have a certain sense of humour, and have grown up watching Jackie Chan movies.

  • I love all kinds of genres. I watch all kinds of movies.

  • I never grew up on a staple diet of Hindi cinema. In fact, when I was a VJ, I was averse to it. Purely because I could never imagine myself being an actor.

  • I have no qualms in going for hair weaving or transplant.

  • If a film does not do well, there is a certain period when you do feel low. It affects you because you put in a lot of effort.

  • When you are repeating your co-star, it's good to bring something new to the equation on screen.

  • When you work for long, you know things about your craft, but how differently you are going to project it so that it can still look new is what I am constantly trying.

  • I think live-in relationship works for a few people, and it doesn't for others. I have never done it, so I can't speak about the pros and cons. I don't know if that will work for me or not, but I am definitely not close to the idea. For an arrangement like that to succeed, one needs to have the right feeling for the right person.

  • I remember, post the release of 'Aashiqui 2,' there was a girl from Kolkata who was waiting outside my building for six days, and that's crazy. She should have just called me; I would have gone and met her.

  • The failure of 'OK Jaanu' hit me hard.

  • As an actor, I feel one should use his look to trick people.

  • I find it tough to ride my bike around Bandra because people recognise me now.

  • If I want to be a leading man in a film, box office numbers count because producers have invested money. I see no wrong in that process.

  • As an actor, technically, when you are off a film, you are out of a job. An actor goes from job to job. By virtue, acting is an unsure profession.

  • Over the years I've grown to love the industry, my job, and the profession itself. It's been a journey full of ups and downs. For the first few years, it was a journey of self discovery where I grew to love acting while acting.

  • My mom was working through my childhood, so I would be running around Mumbai from one dance class to another with my mom carrying the tape recorder with me. I would sit on the sidelines and watch her teach dance.

  • I went on a diet after 'Daawat-e-Ishq.' It was tough to resist eating because we were in Lucknow and Hyderabad, and the food over there is amazing.