NL Interview: Kabir Bedi on his autobiography, interviewing the Beatles, and cinema culture

NL Interview: Kabir Bedi on his autobiography, interviewing the Beatles, and cinema culture

Newslaundry hosts the actor for NL Recess.

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In this episode of NL Recess, actor Kabir Bedi joins Abhinandan Sekhri to discuss his autobiography Stories I Must Tell: The Emotional Life of an Actor.

Kabir opens up about his unconventional upbringing and his journey of finding true companionship. “It took me a couple of tries,” he says, “but I got there in the end.” He also talks about his experiences in cinema in different countries, saying, “There are huge differences between the work culture and ethics of Hollywood and Bollywood. Europe falls somewhere in between.”

Kabir says he’s happy “to see a whole new generation of digital journalism” and reminisces about the time he persuaded the manager of All India Radio to land himself an interview with the Beatles. His autobiography, he says, is an attempt to encapsulate his eventful life in short stories. It’s not only interesting for people to read, he adds, but also for him to write.

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Text by Aadi Jain

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