Did you know that Shruti Haasan was six when she first sang for a film. The actress also wants to get her vocal chords insured. Veenu Singh interviews her.
January 28 (Aquarius)
Place of birth
Abacus, Chennai; Musicians Institute, California
Deciding to be an artist
Low point of your life
I don’t think of it
I was six when I sang for a film
Shooting for three films and a few songs
Sexiest actors in Bollywood?
Hrithik Roshan and Irrfan Khan – too good.
Singing or acting. What do you prefer?
One director you want to work with.
The one that gets me, and gets the best out of me.
Did your surname stress you out?
Not really, no.
Bollywood’s most romantic pair?
Raj Kapoor and Nargis.
What is your fondest memory?
Trying a strawberry slushie for the first time.
A rumour you’d like to start?
That I can read minds.
Which body part would you get insured?
My vocal chords.
Your last meal would be...
Burger with sambhar and fries.
The biggest risk you’ve ever taken?
I can’t say.
Three cosmetics you can’t do without.
Lip balm, perfume and blush.
The last line of your autobiography would read…
A dessert that describes you?
Dark chocolate coffee cake with ancillary ice cream.
What do you prefer – a little black dress or a black saree?
An item number you would love to do?
Naku Mukka from The Dirty Picture.
If you were the editor of a magazine for a day, who would you put on the cover?
The gadget you love to flaunt.
Flaunt? My PS3 console maybe...
Your dream destination.
The last time you had a bad hair day?
What makes your day?
What spoils it?
From HT Brunch, October 14
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