Dancer-actress Isha Sharvani on food, life, fashion and more...
What is the most ridiculous word you’ve heard someone use to describe you?
People call me “boneless” because they think I’m that flexible!
Indian food, always!
A person you can’t do without.
My mother, father or brother.
A fashion tip for the monsoon.
Wear lots of colour, especially aqua blue.
A fashion trend that you swear by.
Always wear comfy casual clothes.
A song to describe your life.
Ajeeb Dastaan Hai Yeh.
What makes your day?
A beautiful cup of tea in the morning.
What ruins it?
Any kind of delay.
A Hollywood celebrity you’d like to dance with.
Favourite street food.
Dahi batata puri.
A fashion trend you can’t stand?
Sequins on Indian clothes.
Three people you would love to invite to dinner.
Johnny Depp, Marion Cotillard and Christopher Nolan.
The last thing you spent Rs 10 on.
Orbit White chewing gum.
A tune you can’t get out of your head.
Jiya Jale (from Dil Se, 1998) because that was my song for Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa recently.
A recent movie you would’ve liked to be in.
The Dark Knight Rises!
One lie you’ve got away with.
One I would like to get away with: my age!
The movie that makes you cry.
Dancer In The Dark (2000).
The movie that always brings a smile to your face.
Bridget Jones’s Diary (2001).
One thing you can’t stand.
If you weren’t a dancer, what would you be?
I can’t imagine not being a dancer.
Your favourite sports?
Tennis and cricket.
Dancers that inspire you?
My mother, Daksha Sheth.
What would you wear on a hot date?
A smart, casual top paired with a skirt.
What colour dominates your wardrobe?
How do you like to spend your weekends?
Chilling at home, reading, or watching movies with my friends.
Yoga or the gym, what do you prefer?
Your ultimate travel destination?
Place of birth
A dance performance on stage at the age of 13 in Kerala
High point of your life
Not had one yet
Low point of your life
I put up an optimistic front when I have low phases
Just finished shooting for Bejoy Nambiar’s David, and competing in Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa
— Interviewed by Kasturi Gandhi
From HT Brunch, September 2
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