Film actor and dance show judge Shilpa Shetty talks about motherhood, the films that inspired her and people she call friends.
How difficult is it to judge a dance show like Nach Baliye?
Judging a show is a huge responsibility and we all have to be very careful about what we say.
Your favourite judge on TV
Both Terence [Lewis] and Sajid [Khan] are great judges.
Which has been your favourite genre, romance or comedy?
A classic film you’d have loved to be part of.
The best thing about Bollywood.
It has given me name, fame and a lot of love.
A piece of advice you’d like to give a young actress.
They don’t need any advice, they are all extremely well-prepared.
The best thing about motherhood.
It’s a feeling that can’t be substituted.
Who is your 3am friend?
Your strategy in a crisis.
Your favourite street food.
The best thing about Shamita Shetty.
She is my best friend.
The biggest risk you have taken.
Becoming a producer.
The last thing you bought under Rs 10.
What’s on your bedside table?
A baby book.
The last line of your autobiography would read…
And she lived…
High point of your life
Becoming a mother
Low point of your life
Losing my grandmother
Currently I am...
A full-time mom and part-time professional
SUN SIGN: Gemini
PLACE OF BIRTH: Mumbai
SCHOOL/COLLEGE: St Anthony’s Girls High School, Podar College, Mumbai
From HT Brunch, December 31
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