Joining films was an obvious choice for Soha. After all, with Sharmila Tagore as her mother and Saif Ali Khan as her brother, she had a family tradition to keep up. She debuted with Dil Maange More but her second movie Rang de Basanti got her awards and critical acclaim. Having been feted in the UK recently for the British film Life Goes On, she is now shooting for Soundtrack, an official adaptation of the Canadian film It's All Gone Pete Tong.
One phrase that describes you best?
What you see is what you get.
What makes you feel sexy?
The colour ‘pink’ for you is...
What did you do with your first pay cheque?
I bought something for my mother.
Your favourite freedom fighter?
If you could have a star perform at your wedding, who would it be and why?
I don’t want any more stars at my wedding. My family is enough.
If you were the last person left on earth, what would you do?
I would finally have to learn to cook..
You are late for work and all the roads are jammed. Choose a mode of transport: a cycle, a horse or a skateboard. Why?
A horse. I can’t ride a cycle or a skateboard, as I have no sense of balance.
Earth’s crowded and full of trash. Choose another planet.
What makes your day?
Meeting the people I love.
What screws it up?
Fighting with people I love.
Share a secret with us… you can trust us; we’ll only print it!
I have a terrible temper. And I lie a lot – to the media especially!
If you could be born either rich or intelligent, which one would you choose?
I was born both so don’t need to choose.
You get high on?
The last movie that made you cry
The Way Back.
If you could have chosen your own name, what would you have chosen?
Life in the fast food lane. Choose your menu.
I would pick bhelpuri .
Which superhero would you like to be and why?
Batman. Because despite having no superpowers, he is heroic and more relatable and dark.
A tune you can’t get out your head
The horror tune from the movie Jaws.
From HT Brunch, April 3
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