India@75: A nation in the making

Thoughts on stardom

Published: Dec 24, 2017 06:25:58 AM IST
Updated: Dec 27, 2017 05:12:46 PM IST

Thoughts on stardomWhenever I start feeling too arrogant about myself, I always take a trip to the US. The immigration guys kick the star out of my stardom.  
—Shah Rukh Khan

Thoughts on stardomOvernight stardom can be harmful to your mental health. Yeah. It has ruined a lot of people.
—Clint Eastwood

I have both joyful and heartbreaking moments in life, even now. Stardom doesn’t give us everything.
—Vijay Sethupathi

Thoughts on stardomThere is a price for stardom, and, unfortunately, one’s family shares in the payment.
—Helen Hayes  

...All you have in the end is to look back and like the choices you’ve made.
—Matt Damon

Thoughts on stardomStardom isn’t a profession, it’s an accident.
 —Lauren Bacall

In rock stardom there’s an absolute economic upside to self-destruction.  
—Courtney Love

You would think that a rock star being married to a supermodel would be one of the greatest things in the world. It is.
—David Bowie

I don’t think about stardom anymore. I’m way past that phase.  
—Akkineni Nagarjuna

Thoughts on stardom
The main ingredient of stardom is the rest of the team.  
—John Wooden

Thoughts on stardomI won’t be a rock star. I will be a legend.
—Freddie Mercury

Images: Eastwood: Stephane Mahe / Reuters; Khan: Mark Blinch / Reuters; Bacall: Danny Moloshok / Reuters; Hayes: Bettmann / Getty Images; Bowie: Reuters; Wooden: Adrees Latif / Reuters; Mercury: Getty Images

View Complete List: https://www.forbesindia.com/lists/2017-celebrity-100/1665/1

RELATED:

2017 Forbes India Celebrity 100: Shooting for the Stars

Salman Khan tops Forbes India Celebrity 100 list for second consecutive year
 
Photos: Meet the 30 highest-earning celebrities

Photos: The Women on 2017 Forbes India Celebrity 100 list

Photos: 21 sports personalities in 2017 Forbes India Celebrity 100 list


Check out our Festive offers upto Rs.1000/- off website prices on subscriptions + Gift card worth Rs 500/- from Eatbetterco.com. Click here to know more.

(This story appears in the 05 January, 2018 issue of Forbes India. To visit our Archives, click here.)

Show More
Post Your Comment
Required
Required, will not be published
All comments are moderated