Filmmaker Imtiaz Ali believes that the glitz and glamour of cinema must go beyond entertainment to have the right impact on society. He says he tries to make socially responsible films.
On the sidelines of launch of lyricist Irshad Kamil’s book on Friday Imtiaz said, “I realise the power of the medium that we work in and there is a sense of responsibility that I try to have in my movies so that it doesn’t affect anyone badly.”
He further added, “I was also influenced by cinema greatly, but was more influenced by movies that were not meaningful cinema. They were easy, casual good films and I feel I have acquired a lot of social skills and moral values from movies”.
The book, which is a compilation of 31 poems, was released by Imtiaz, actor ranbir kapoor and Irshad.