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Personal Agenda: Anuj Sachdeva

brunch Updated: Sep 15, 2013 00:08 IST
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Birthday: October 5

Place of Birth: New Delhi

Hometown: New Delhi

Sun sign: Libra

College: Delhi College of Arts and Commerce (DCAC), New Delhi

First break: A commercial for Gillette in 2008 that was dubbed in 13 languages

High point of your life: Winning the titles of Most Photogenic Face and Best Talent in Grasim Mr India 2005

Low point of your life: The sudden demise of my brother-in-law

Currently doing: Just finished promoting my recently released Punjabi debut, Haani. Doing a TV serial called Chanchan, aired on Sony TV

A Punjabi dish to die for: Dal Makhani with Lachcha Parantha

Your favourite Punjabi slang: Avein hi

Your favourite travel hotspot in North India: Leh and Ladakh

A Punjabi song you can’t stop humming: Wey main chori chori tere naal la layyan akhan wey — it’s a Punjabi folk song

A destination you’d like to be lost in: Egypt

One lie you often get away with: I am sorry

A fashion trend that you wish would make a comeback: Bell bottoms

A fashion trend you can’t stand: Clothes that don’t fit people and safari suits

A person you can’t do without: My househelp Ram

A song to describe your life: Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke Humse Kuch Na Boliye….from the 1957 film Nau Do Gyarah

The last line of your autobiography would read: ‘Each one of us has a devil within, what matters is who gets exposed first.’

A Hollywood/Bollywood celebrity you’d love to meet: Al Pacino and Naseeruddin Shah

Who inspires you?: My sensei, who shaped my life and made me what I am today. (He is a follower of Buddhism, according to which a ‘sensei’ refers to a teacher or guru)

What would you wear to a hot date?: A plain white shirt with denims

Which colour dominates your wardrobe?: Blue

Your favourite street food: Pani Puri (Golgappe)

A language you wish you were fluent in: French

Three people you would love to invite for dinner: Morgan Freeman, Bill Gates and Richard Branson

Yoga or the gym?: Gym

Your dream co-star: Deepika Padukone

What is the most ridiculous word you’ve heard someone use to describe you?:

What do you prefer — TV or the silver screen?: Anything that offers quality

Your favourite TV show: Suits

Where do you see yourself in the future?: Working in an Anurag Kashyap film

A movie that always brings a smile to your face: Andaz Apna Apna

A film that you have watched over five times: Sadma and Andaz Apna Apna

The most overrated film: Kaho Naa...Pyaar Hai

The first movie you saw on screen: Broken Arrow, to watch John Travolta

A movie that was a part of your childhood: Lamhe