Want to get to know Rockstar Nargis Fakhri better? Read on as we get up, close and personal with her.
One character you would love to play?
Something like Aeon Flux. I like strong female characters. I’m fond of action.
Something that always brings a smile to your face?
Children, they are so pure and innocent.
Five things you can’t do without?
My toothbrush, toothpaste, Osho books, BlackBerry phone and the Tablet too.
The last line of your autobiography would read...
...Don’t forget to smile, it comes free!
If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
I’m very tomboyish. I wish I was the feminine type.
Your ultimate travel destination?
I would love to travel for at least six months in South America and see places like Machu Picchu.
One dance form you would love to learn?
Kathak. I am fascinated by it. It is so beautiful.
If you had to wear the same outfit for a week, what would you pick?
Patiala salwar, chappals and a kurta. Most comfortable outfit.
You have lovely lips, have they been a boon for you or a bane?
So much has been written about them. I feel that any publicity is good publicity.
One physical attribute you wish you didn’t have?
My butt. It’s always a talking point among all my girlfriends.
Before you start shooting, how do you gear yourself for the shot?
I usually meditate for some time.
Are you passive and quiet or jumpy and all-over-the-place?
I am always very energetic and excited about everything.
Your favourite movie?
The Dirty Picture. I loved it.
The hottest man in Bollywood?
I feel it’s Kunal Kapoor. He really looks hot.
What according to you is your most attractive feature?
My eyes as well as my personality.
Do you believe in ‘happily ever after’?
No, not in the traditional sense of it. I feel that you could live happily ever after only with your own self.
The last thing you bought for under `10?
A pack of chewing gum.
What turns you on?
A chocolate chip ice cream with extra chocolate from Baskin Robbins. Just love it!
What turns you off?
People who lie and who are rude.
If I could...
I would buy the most expensive house
And gift it to my mother!
I would send my
mother on a world trip
Let her see every nook and corner of this beautiful world
i would have a
romantic association with Ryan Gosling
He looked so good in the movie Drive
Sun sign: Libra
Birthday: October 20
Hometown: New York
School/college: I studied at Queens College and went to Queens University, NY
Place of birth: Queens, New York
First break: Imtiaz Ali’s Rockstar
High point of your life: Clearing the audition and working in a movie like Rockstar
Low point of your life: Before the movie released, I wasn’t allowed to interact with anyone except the cast
Currently doing: Launching HCL’s ME U1 and My Edu Tab. Also, gearing up for a new project
From HT Brunch, April 8
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