- Scripts require effort no matter who the star is: Imtiaz Ali
- "Jab Harry Met Sejal was was not plot-oriented at all," Imtiaz Ali said
- He is currently attending the Mountain Echoes Literary Festival in Bhutan
Talking about the film, Imtiaz Ali said, "I'm happy with the script for now because it takes a little time for me to start disliking my scripts and Jab Harry Met Sejal is freshly released so I don't have that much time to contemplate upon it. Of course, there will be things that I wouldn't like later but for this script, the challenge was, it was very thin. It was not plot-oriented at all."
When asked what he was doing at a literary festival, Imtiaz Ali said, "I am glad to receive an invitation from any literary fest, and especially this one, the Mountain Echoes because it brings me to Bhutan and to people that are very free thinking. I also feel that literature is not only books, for instance, at some point of time while Shakespeare was doing his plays, he didn't realise it's going to be a part of literature and such an important part. I feel that any medium of mass communication, including a film script, including a film actually, is literature. We should not be narrow-minded about it and I feel great about the prospect of contributing to literature and being a literature student."
With all the interactions perhaps Imtiaz Ali's next script will be something in which the actor will not want to change anything after its release.