Though, he had a blink and miss role in his debut flick, Monsoon Wedding, critics and audiences noticed Randeep Hooda’s NRI boy act. But he got his first big break in Ram Gopal Varma’s D, in which he played the protagonist whose character was rumoured to be based on the underworld don Dawood Ibrahim. Some forgettable films followed. Now, with five films ready for release, he is gearing up for a hectic year. And he just might be able to shed the tag of Sushmita Sen’s ex-boyfriend.
If you woke and found you had turned into a man/woman, you would...
See what it really feels like to be a woman, in every which way.
Rate in order of importance: Fame, money or power
Fame, power, money.
What are you addicted to?
Who do you think your partner has a crush on?
Don’t have one (partner).
Your worst date ever?
Usually, they are all great!
The one fashion trend you do not understand?
Five musts in your wardrobe.
Clean underwear, wife beater singlets, jeans, hat and nice shoes.
Which current reality show would you participate in and why?
I hate reality shows.
Your most recent purchase...
My green Diesel shoes.
Your song for all moods?
With or without you by U2.
You dislike people who...
Your idea of a great weekend...
Chilling out with friends some place quiet.
If you could ask for any one talent/skill what would it be?
To be able to be in other people’s shoes.
Your zodiac sign?
I am a Leo.
The sport you like to play...
Show jumping and dressage (equestrian sports).
The craziest thing you have done for your partner...
Dressed up as a bunny.
If someone were to write a biography of you, what would you want it to be called?
He Came, He Saw, He Didn’t Care!!
Tell us one thing nobody knows about you?
I almost have a sixth finger.
You are shocked by?
If you were to get a tattoo, what would it be and where?
Tattoos are too permanent for me.
Your biggest phobia?
Cockroaches and sharks..
Your all-time favourite film directors?
Martin Scorsese and Naseeruddin Shah.
Your fitness mantra...
Be active in mind, body and soul.