The best thing about being a Kapoor is…
If you weren’t an actor, you would have been…
A struggling actor.
A Raj Kapoor classic you wish you were a part of.
Shree 420 (1955).
The qualities you admire in your mom and dad.
I love the fact that dad gives priority to family values. And what can I say about mom? I admire everything about her.
What is the difference between being in front of the camera and behind it?
I can express myself in front of the camera.
The biggest risk you have taken.
Every film I’ve done has been a risk.
A song that describes your current state of mind.
Kisi ki muskurahoton pe ho nisar from Anari (1959).
The biggest surprise you’ve given your mother.
The craziest thing a fan has done for you.
A fan married my gate.
What is your fitness regime?
I just stay happy and that keeps me fit.
The best place to escape the paparazzi.
It’s impossible to escape them.
What makes your day?
I make my day.
What spoils it?
That would be me again.
The last line of your autobiography would read…
“See me at the movies.”
A street treat you like?
Cheese sada dosa
High point of your life?
My first day of school in New York
Low point of your life?
Debacle of Rocket Singh (2009)
BIRTHDAY: September 28
SUN SIGN: Libra
PLACE OF BIRTH: Mumbai
SCHOOL/COLLEGE: Bombay Scottish; HR College, Mumbai; Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute, New York
From HT Brunch, January 5
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