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Up, close and personal with Soha Ali Khan

Amrah Ashraf, Hindustan Times   November 26, 2011
First Published: 19:32 IST(26/11/2011) | Last Updated: 11:48 IST(27/11/2011)

She has plenty of commercial and arty films to her credit, she is the daughter of one of the most renowned royal couples and has a several accolades to her credit but do you know Soha Ali Khan well enough? Find out.

Which character from Sholay do you most resemble and why?
Dhanno. We’re both fair with soulful eyes and I was born in the year of the horse.

SohaYou would turn gay for...
No man!

If you were given a chance to remake Kites, the movie, what would you do?
Umm, watch it first.

The last line of your autobiography would read?
‘No, you can’t get a refund.’

One song that describes your current state of mind?
Jo bhi mein kehna chahun, barbaad kare alfaaz mere…

What would we find in your fridge right now?
Leftovers from... I wouldn’t go there without a biohazard suit.

How would you explain Twitter to your grandmother?
It’s a new age kitty party where everyone bitches about everyone and you’re too scared to use the loo because they’ll bitch about you.

You wouldn’t be caught dead wearing…
…Who cares! I’ve got bigger problems, I’m dead.

The stupidest thing you’ve ever heard?
‘You can’t always be right.’ What if I am?

The one place you would never get yourself tattooed?
I would never get a tattoo. I am too fickle.

If a spaceship landed in your backyard, what would you do?
Backyard in Mumbai? That’s the unbelievable part.

The most clichéd answer you’ve ever given in an interview?
It’s a very different role, we’re just good friends, I’m so happy that the film I’m not in has done so well.

Your most irrational fear…

…Premature and violent death.

If you could peep into anyone’s house, whose house would it be?
My own when I’m not there. Where do all the teaspoons disappear and why’s the TV set to Vijaya TV?

How many pairs of blue jeans do you have?

Four dark blue skinny fits, seven light blue skinny and straight cuts, three baggy blues and three ripped.

What’s the biggest surprise you’ve ever given your date?

Not showing up! Oh, did you mean a good surprise?

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The most over-rated movie/book?
Slumdog Millionaire

Where did you spend your last summer?
A trip to the Maldives and a holiday in Thailand – both were blissful

If you were an ice cream, what would you be?
A softy cone – a hard casing for a soft interior

Sun sign: Libra

Birthday: October 4

Occupation: Actor

School/college: British School, New Delhi; Oxford University; London School of Economics

Hometown: Mumbai

Low point of your life: Losing my father

High point of your life: Getting into Oxford. My first great shot in front of the camera

What are you doing currently? Shooting for Chemistry and Midnight’s Children. Also working on a Bengali film

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