"I don't ever want to be hugely famous because I had a little taste of it after 'East Is East' and 'Bend It.'"
"Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes."Archie Panjabi on Andy Warhol
"I have no use for people who throw their weight around as celebrities, or for those who fawn over you just because you are famous."Archie Panjabi on Walt Disney
"What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous."Archie Panjabi on Voltaire
"We all want to be famous people, and the moment we want to be something we are no longer free."Archie Panjabi on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable."Archie Panjabi on Ambrose Bierce
"I knew from a young age that I wanted to be an actor. I never even thought about other careers. The acting field is certainly not the path many Indian parents encourage their children to take, but mine were very supportive. They wanted me to have an education, but understood that this is what I wanted to do."
"I like to cook Indian food when I can. I find the process of creating a home-cooked meal to be unwinding."
"When I was younger I was fat. I was never conscious of it and was content with who I was because I was so loved. My mother never told me to lose weight and my father doted on me, but my agent told me. I tried, but I loved Indian food too much."
"I'd love to do a romantic comedy. And perhaps, if the character was right and I had a good gut instinct, a Bollywood movie. And I'd love to direct. One day. I'm learning a lot on the set of 'The Good Wife.'"
"There is a big misconception about arranged marriage. Yes, it can mean that you meet someone and then have to marry them, but this was my mother saying, 'I'm going to introduce you to so-and-so - If you don't like them, fair enough.'"