"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 want my food dead. Not sick, not dying, dead."Archie Panjabi on Oscar Wilde
"You can tell alot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jellybeans."Archie Panjabi on Ronald Reagan
"It's difficult to believe that people are still starving in this country because food isn't available."Archie Panjabi on Ronald Reagan
"You better cut the pizza in four pieces because I'm not hungry enough to eat six."Archie Panjabi on Yogi Berra
"Beware the hobby that eats."Archie Panjabi on Benjamin Franklin
"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 don't ever want to be hugely famous because I had a little taste of it after 'East Is East' and 'Bend It.'"
"I like to cook Indian food when I can. I find the process of creating a home-cooked meal to be unwinding."
"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.'"