May 6, 2001. Rediff.com
The Hindi film industry. Where physicality and outward appearance are as
important, if not more, as your histrionic abilities.
There is a world of difference between the lanky Sanjay Dutt of Rocky and mighty Dutt of Vaastav.
|Artistes like Shah Rukh Khan and Aamir Khan, who are not usually known for muscle power, have nonetheless worked on acquiring biceps, thanks to their roles.
Somewhere along the way, work developed into a passion for physical perfection.
Know this: Taking off his shirt and baring his torso film after film might have got him flak.
Salman's not bothered. His funda in life: "If you've got it, flaunt it."
Beat this: His deep, piercing eyes and a deceptively innocent face.
May 7, 2001