"There is a large-heartedness (about Moeen) that I took from Jackie Shroff. I was very happy to see it mentioned in one of the reviews. Because anybody who has been in the gully has got affected by his 'bhidu' at one point or the other," said the actor.
"What blew my mind was (again and again) his understanding of great artists: painters, musicians and his love for Shakespeare. … That was something that I figured you need to learn — to open up to a lot of art forms if you want to be an actor."
"He did barely anything in that film and still moved mountains. He was one of the masters of the craft, like a magician that could pull out any trick and surprise you. You'd never see it coming."
"When you play devious characters, they bring some kind of a monster within."
"I remember being petrified on the day She released, I think I was running a high fever. Strangely, people seemed to take it well," said the actor.
Vijay Varma in conversation with Film Companion on Bol Baby Bol