I usually work on a film soundtrack for two years, turning in a song every few months, and that keeps my creative energy high, because I'm constantly rotating projects. The trick is to make sure I don't work too hard and get exhausted.
My films are so new and unique that I don't know where I will end up. Fear keeps me alert. And it's also a part of an excitement.
I like teaching and the contact with young minds keeps one on one's toes.
Exercise is more important than diet for me because it's a twofer. It keeps me in good physical shape, and it relieves stress. And when you're a representative of the public, there's never a shortage of things to do.
A statesman who keeps his ear permanently glued to the ground will have neither elegance of posture nor flexibility of movement.
What keeps me up at night is poverty and unemployment.
Karthi is such a wonderful human being. He is always focused towards improvisations and keeps working on it.
All work is a process of failure. Every single thing I write, I look at it and go, 'Do better. That's not good enough. Do better.' And so, that keeps me up at night.
Literature is a beautiful way of keeping the imagination alive, of visiting worlds you would never have time to in your day-to-day life. It keeps you abreast of a wider spectrum of human activities.
When you first win a trophy, you want to do it again and again. It keeps you hungry.