From dressing up as Jassi for her friends' wedding to not being on Facebook, actor Mona Singh talks about life and work with Brunch in a chat.
If you weren't an actress, you would have been...
An army officer.
Acting or hosting, which do you prefer?
Since I act a little while hosting, it has to be acting.
The best thing about working with Aamir Khan in 3 Idiots?
The question says it all. It was the best experience.
What is the worst thing about working in TV serials?
What attracts you to a man?
That he's a man. I admire chivalry and wit as well.
A typical Indian stereotype.
That Indians travelling abroad look for an Indian restaurant.
Is there anyone for whom you will do anything?
For my family, any day.
A lie you always get away with.
That I am shooting.
The sexiest actor in Bollywood.
And the fittest?
Are you a good girl or naughty one at heart?
I leave it on the men to figure.
A dance style you could never pick up.
As the winner of Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa (2006), I would not like to comment.
Do you believe in happily ever after?
I am a die-hard romantic, I truly believe in it.
What would you want to wear for the rest of your life?
A black sari or a little black dress, which do you prefer?
I would love to wear a black sari with a short dress underneath.
An item number you would love to do.
Hungama ho gaya from Queen (2014).
The craziest thing you have done for someone.
Dressing up as Jassi for my friend's wedding.
What will you be most embarrassed to reveal?
I'm embarrassed to reveal that I am not on Facebook.
Your favourite childhood memory.
Watching the Passing Out Parade of the National Defence Academy with my family.
A dessert that describes you.
Red velvet cake.
Your fitness fundas.
Sleep right, eat right and think right.
Three skincare products you can't do without.
La Prairie serum, La Prairie night cream and Neutrogena sunscreen.
You would love to do a romantic film with...
What makes your day?
Having a hot cup of chai with mom.
What spoils it?
When she's not around.
You destress with...
The last line of your autobiography would read…
"All is well."
From HT Brunch, May 11
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