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[June 2009 - When asked if he thinks that directors go too far to prove themselves different from others and go on to make the tale in a more complex way then it should and if he has been the victim of the same, given his movies being far too unconventional for his times] I just stay the way I am. To prove anything is not my thing.
Appeared on Zee TV game show Saanp Seedhi (Maha) in 1994. He was a contestant with actor Arjun. The clip is on you tube. The show was hosted by actor Mohan Kapur.
Frequently his movies have themes of drug and alchohol abuse, excessive smoking, teenage angst, clinical depression, emotional abuse, extreme rage and frustration, arrogance, and above all self destruction. These qualities are found in his films due to their reflections in his personal life from time to time.