I want to work on players at school and college level. I will not open an academy but looking to work with the government and Hockey India.
We need variations, variations in not just attempt but in flickers' attempts as well. I mean, a flicker needs to use different angles, pace to keep the opposition defence guessing.
As a drag flicker, I have always strived that my team wins and comes on top.
I never think that I'm the best flicker, but I practice to learn new things every day.
We have always been taught that hockey is our national game, but it is only in general knowledge books and not on official papers.
When 'Soorma' was first discussed with me, 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' was fresh in my memory because when I saw it and saw the hard work that went into making Milkha Singh an iconic figure, I felt that a biopic should also be made highlighting the odds that I've fought to make it so far in life.
I don't just want to be a drag-flicker. I want to be become a complete hockey player.
Hockey players are given as much respect as any other sportsperson in our country.
I am a marquee player and certainly that means a lot of responsibility.
For me, movie making is not business.
'Roadies' tests your mental and physical ability in the most challenging way, and I have gone through this.
Cleanliness is important, and more than that is the physical fitness to attain healthy body and mind.
All those who have played with me are aware that I am very strict when it comes to discipline and punctuality.
I was on the wheelchair for six months and lost all hope of returning to the field. I thought my career was over, but my brother kept on encouraging me. 'All that you need to do is to be resolute to return to the field,' he said. These words turned out to be magical.