I'm not a cribber, or someone who criticises. People who criticise are not doers. I'm a doer.
I approach every role with the same commitment because I'm being paid for it. To not do so would be unethical.
Harper Collins gave me a letter of intent saying that they want me to pen down my autobiography. When I was recollecting the incidents of my life for that, I selected only those incidents which were turning points in my life. I staged it instead of writing it.
When I staged the play and narrated my story to the audience, people found it amazing that after facing so many hardships, I have gone on to do 482 films.
There are many brilliant actors, including our own Dilip Kumar, but Robert de Niro is something else.
Our school not only makes you an actor, it makes you understand who you actually are as well... it gives you discipline and punctuality. It also teaches you a way of life.