Konkona Sen Sharma in a still from Ek Thi Daayan.
Personal agenda: Konkona Sen Sharma, actress
Birthday December 3
Sun sign Sagittarius
Place of birth Kolkata
Calcutta International School
St. Stephens College, Delhi
high point of your life
The birth of my baby
Low point of your life
Whenever my baby falls ill
A role in Indira (1983) at age four
Currently i am...
Decorating my new house and enjoying single-origin coffees at Café Coffee Day Square in Delhi
A Hindi film you wish was your debut film.
Mr and Mrs Iyer (2002).
The best thing about your mother is...
Her passion for life.
One thing you do better than your mother.
Right now, it’s only changing diapers!
One cliché about yourself that you would like to change.
That I’m a serious actress.
Your dream destination.
As of now, it’s Vietnam.
What was your first impression of Ranbir as a co-actor?
That he was an intelligent person.
Your favourite gadget.
My cellphone. In Japan, they say Moshi Moshi when they answer a call.
A dessert that best describes you.
I guess something spicy would describe me better.
What clothes would you live in, if you had the chance?
I would live in my pyjamas.
Who is your 3am friend?
My son. He’s the one keeping me up at 3am.
What’s on your bedside table?
Books, water and foot cream.
Your beverage of choice.
Water – room temperature.
What makes your day?
Witnessing unexpected kindness.
And what ruins it?
Lack of efficiency.
You destress with…
A head massage.
One song that describes your current state of mind.
I find myself involuntarily breaking into nursery rhymes.
Your strategy in a crisis.
To pretend it’s not happening.
The last line of your autobiography would read…
We’ll find out when I write it.
A classic Hindi film you would have loved to be a part of.
The best book for travelling.
Whatever I’m currently reading
The book that always acts as a pick-me up.
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
The first book that hooked me on to reading.
Amelia Jane is Naughty Again!
The book that changed my life.
The Catcher in the Rye. I read it when I was 15
From HT Brunch, July 21
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