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Aditya Roy Kapur: The boy next door

entertainment Updated: Mar 05, 2011 18:59 IST
Parul Khanna Tewari

He started out as a VJ, but shifted to films after he got a call to audition for London Dreams, in which he landed a role. His curly hair, boyish charm and acting ability set him apart from most contemporaries. But it was Aditya’s acting in Action Replayy that got him noticed. With Guzaarish, he proved he could play serious roles with ease. Now Aditya Roy Kapur is in the happy position of considering several projects.


One word that describes you best?
I say easygoing, they say lazy!

Love is...
Highly confusing.

Aditya Roy KapurWhat did you do with your first pay cheque?

Gave it to my dad.

If a traffic constable hauls you up, what will you do?
Something tells me showing cleavage might not help in my case, so I would probably panic because I can’t recall the Marathi I learnt in school.

What makes you feel sexy?
Food.

Earth’s crowded and chock full of trash. Choose another planet.
Pluto, I like the cold and it’s the furthest away.

If you could have chosen your own name, what would you have chosen?
Chatur.

A tune you can’t get out your head?
The ’80s Bollywood music for villains, brilliant!

The one law you would break if you could get away with it?
In Kentucky, you can’t carry two ice-cream cones in your pocket. Wait and watch!

Share a secret with us…you can trust us, we’ll only print it!?
I took Rohan’s backpack during lunch break in class 7.

Your first kiss was...
Over too quickly, followed by a lot of awkwardness!

Do you believe in ‘luv storys’?
Not when they spell it like that.

You get high on?
Everything I shouldn’t.

A place where you would like to be lost for a month?
Backstage at the Victoria’s Secret fashion show.

The last time you rode on a bus...
Two years ago.

Choose: Air India or Indian Railways?
Do I really have to? I choose Jolly Travels.

What is the weirdest thing that ever went into your mouth?
A fist.

If you could be born either rich or intelligent, which one would you choose?
I would make a terrible Miss India.

What makes your day?
A good night.

What screws it up?
A bad night.

Your favourite freedom fighter?
Me between ages 10-18 years.

If you were the last person left on Earth, what would you do?
I know what I wouldn’t do – have a haircut or bathe or pay my taxes!

Which superhero would you like to be and why?
Superman, it’s the only time I would get away with wearing my underwear over my pants

The last movie that made you cry?
Marley & Me for the girls, but secretly Boys Don’t cry

If you could have a star perform at your wedding, who would it be and why?
George Clooney, I heard he does a great 10 minute Bollywood medley.