Mr. Amitabh Bachchan is the most influential person in Bollywood: Malvika Raaj

February 24, 2019 Yogesh Mishra

Malvika Raaj is a model and a Bollywood actress who appeared on silver screen in Amitabh Bachchan and Shahrukh Khan starrer Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham, as Pooja the young Kareena Kapoor. After that she appeared in couple of more movies. In an exclusive interview with Yogesh Mishra, she spoke about her working experience with Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham, living legend Amitabh Bachchan, future plans and more…

Q : Can you define yourself in one word?

A : Composed 

Q : When did you realise first that you should try your luck in acting. Any anecdote related to the same?

A : I realised I wanted to be an actor when I was really young and post K3G. I was 100% sure that this is where I belong.

Q :  How did you get your first break in Bollywood?

A : So I was in school and Karan Sir’s asst. came scouting for the role of baby Kareena. I was standing in a line about to leave for my PT class and he spotted me and took my number. I auditioned for the part and was on top the world once I came to know they finalised me. 

Q : How was your working experience in ‘Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham’ as a child artist?

A : Even though I was very young, those memories are truly unforgettable, imagine sharing screen space with SRK and Kajol at that age. I thought I was the coolest kid in my school. Karan sir was my favourite person on set. 

Q : Who according to you is the most influential celebrity in Bollywood and why?

A : I feel Mr. Amitabh Bachchan is the most influential person in Bollywood. His persona and work ethics are untouchable. True LEGEND. 

Q : What is ‘acting’ according to you?

A : Getting to live 2 different lives at one time between Action and cut.

Q : What are your current projects in films?

A : There a couple of Bollywood and south projects which should be announced very soon.

Q : What are your future plans?

A : Looking forward to work with all the big banners of our industry.

Q : When it comes to fashion and style, how do you define each, What is your comfort wear?

A : To just be comfortable in what you wear is style because fashion isn’t constant. My comfort wear is a white loose T, ripped denim shorts and white sneakers.


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