Southern superstar Ram Charan Teja gets candid with HT Brunch:
If you weren’t an actor you would have been?
The movie that makes you smile?
My dad’s (Chiranjeevi’s) movie Jagadeeka Veerudu Athiloka Sundari with Sridevi.
What do you enjoy doing the most when you’re alone at home?
Sleep and chill out in my gazebo.
I’m a married man now. I wish Upasna was an actor, then I would have romanced her.
The best thing about working on the remake of Zanjeer is…
The challenge to live up to people’s expectations.
Yoga or the gym, which do you prefer?
A mix of both – Yoga for internal wellbeing and gym for external.
The best thing about your father?
His punctuality and dedication.
The biggest surprise you ever gave your date/partner?
When I proposed to her.
The last thing you bought under `10?
Dairy Milk chocolate.
The love of your life?
How many pairs of blue jeans do you own?
Many. I hate throwing them.
Your ultimate travel destination?
Italy or South of France.
How many hours do you spend playing polo?
I try to squeeze in at least two hours a week.
If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
I change a lot with time and situations – for the better.
What turns you on?
One thing you can’t do without?
A typical Sunday in your life?
Biryani brunch at home with family.
One sin you love to indulge in?
Your last big splurge was...
My wife’s wedding gift.
The best place on the planet to escape the paparazzi?
You have 30 seconds to pack for a trip: what do you take?
You destress with?
If i could...
I would Help educate as many children as possible
Set more records in the industry
Learn to get at least six hours of sleep every day
Help the world live healthier
Sun sign: Aries
Birthday: March 27
School/college: Lovedale, Ooty; London School of Arts
Place of birth: Chennai
High point of your life: When I met my wife, Upasna
Low point of your life: None. It won’t happen as I take life positively
First break: Chirutha, a Telugu film released in 2007
Currently doing: Going to play the Big B’s role in a remake of Zanjeer. Doing two more films in Telugu: Yevadu and another one, as yet untitled
From HT Brunch, July 1
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