The dusky and curvy Sameera Reddy doesn’t have to try too hard to appeal to the opposite sex. She was first noticed in Pankaj’s Udhas’s music video Ahista. She then made her debut in the film Maine Dil Tujhko Diya opposite Sohail Khan. Her work in subsequent movies like Darna Mana Hai, Taxi No. 9211 and Musafir was acclaimed by critics and the masses. She even has a video game called Sameera The Fighter designed after her.
Fun to you is…
To pack my bags to go to some amazing place.
If you were invisible for a day, you would…
I would get into Harrods during a sale.
The one invention you’re really waiting for…
It would have to be time travel.
Would you like to be young forever?
Yes. I am loving being young. I feel vibrant and am having fun.
Who do you think your partner has a crush on?
On me, who else?
Your favourite drink?
Weekend at a wellness spa or weekend at a luxury beach resort?
A luxury resort on the beach!!
Lean or brawny?
Fit and slim.
Rate in order of importance: Fame, money, power...
If you have power and money, fame follows.
Your worst date ever?
I was in the States and I went out for lunch with this guy. At first, he cribbed about his workplace. Then, when the check came, he wanted to split the amount to even the cents. That put me off completely. I paid the whole amount and walked off.
The one fashion trend you just don’t understand.
The balloon dress. I will never try it out.
Ethnic wear or western wear?
Are you a morning or a night person?
I am a complete night person.
What are you addicted to?
I am addicted to love.
The naughtiest thing you’ve ever done?
I convinced a friend of mine that I am 18 and that I am an adopted child. I carried on with the charade for three days. It was hilarious because he bought the story.
The place you really want to visit and why.
South America, because of its rich history. I want to visit the lost city of the Incas.
What’s your retirement dream?
Living on a Greek island in my own house, with my family and absolutely no stress.
Which is your favourite cartoon character and why?
Calvin and Hobbes. Read it and you’ll know why.
Five personal care products you cannot live without?
My Kerastase haircare products, sunscreen, lipbalm, body scrubs and herbal organic toothpaste.
Your idea of a perfect meal?
Steaming hot and crispy masala dosa, right off the pan, and heavy rainfall outside to complete the experience.