Actor Parineeti Chopra talks about the things she’d do if she were not a celebrity for a day, her sister Priyanka Chopra and the biggest turn-on in a man.
Birthday: October 22
Place of birth: Ambala, Haryana
Sun sign: Libra
School/college: Convent of Jesus and Mary, Ambala and University of Manchester
Currently I am: Endorsing Vadilal Ice-Cream and about to start my new film, Meri Pyaari Bindu
First break: Ladies vs Ricky Bahl (2011)
If not an actor, you would have been...
An investment banker.
What would you do if you were not a celebrity for a day?
I’d walk out of my house wearing whatever I want and I’d do whatever I want without caring about photographers.
A body part that you’d like to insure.
What would you cook on a free day?
Nothing! I would order in.
Breakfast on-the-go would be...
Three things you’d want if you were stranded on an island.
My loved ones, my scuba diving kit and my sunscreen lotion.
An outfit you can live in.
Shorts and a T-shirt.
What’s your fondest childhood memory of your cousin Priyanka?
We both used to stand on the stage and sing with our fathers.
The most expensive thing you carry
My phone. I’m pretty low maintenance.
What do you miss most about Ambala?
The clean air and the greenery.
One negative character you wish you’d played.
One thing you were notorious for while growing up.
I was the loudest person in class.
A movie you lie about watching.
All those Gladiator, Lord of The Rings kind of films.
A martial art form you want to learn.
A dialogue that fits many situations.
Bade bade deshon mein aisi choti choti baatein hoti rehti hai.
What’s on your bedside table?
A book, a bottle of water, and my phone.
The biggest turn-on in a man?
And the biggest turn-off?
Would you rather party or curl up in bed watching a movie/reading a book?
Curl up in bed watching a movie. Always.
One gadget on your mind...
The latest Apple TV.
Home is where the...
The first line of your memoir would read...
She knows how to laugh…
Travelling companion: Depends. My friends are great. I think I’m quite an easy person to travel with.
Favourite destination to
1. De-stress: any beach destination
2. Shop: London
3. Romance: my bedroom!
Food: Pizza, Pizza, Pizza
Adventure sport: Scuba diving
Workout number: Raunchy Bollywood songs – I love them.
From HT Brunch, April 24, 2016
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