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Manjot Singh unplugged!

entertainment Updated: Aug 28, 2010 17:49 IST
Veenu Singh

Just 18 years old, actor Manjot Singh made his debut in Dibakar Banerjee’s film

Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!,

for which he got several positive reviews. He also won the Filmfare Critics Award for his role in the film. He was recently seen in Vikramaditya Motwane’s


and is getting ready to participate in his first reality television show,

Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi x 3

on Colors.

What would you do if Superman paid you a visit?

I would tell him I want to fly with him.

What is your idea of a really boring evening?

Spending it at home.

If you could eat anything and never put on weight, what would you live on?

Bubble gum.

Your typical Sunday?
Hanging out with friends, family… watching movies.

If you were stranded on a desert island and could keep five things with you, what would you choose?
Cruise ship; kingsize bed to sleep on; music player; a sand motorbike; the Khatron Ke Khiladi host Priyanka Chopra.

The wickedest prank you ever pulled on anyone?
I wrote ‘420’ on the back of a friend’s T-shirt.

Complete this sentence: Breaking news is…
...Manjot Singh is the third highest paid actor in Bollywood.

If you could go back in time, which period of history would you go back to and why?
I’d like to be sitting next to Isaac Newton in the garden where he saw the apple drop.

The best joke you’ve ever heard?
Banta is about to eat a tissue at a wedding dinner when Santa comes by and tells him, “Don’t eat that… it is too bland!”

If you had to go for a fancy dress party, what’s the whackiest costume you would come up with?
Sardar man, like Superman – dressed with a turban in both red and yellow.

Your favourite indoor and outdoor games?
Snooker, hockey and football.

The craziest rumour you’ve heard about yourself?
The craziest rumour that I have heard about myself is that I am acting in My Name is Khan!

One thing you love about your partner?
I don’t have a partner.

One household chore you’d rather do yourself?
Dusting and cleaning the car.

The one show on TV you don’t like to miss?
I really liked Chak Dhoom Dhoom.

One film dialogue you love?
It’s from Oye Lucky Lucky Oye : Kangalon ke ghar mein paeda ho gaya hoon.

You’re sentimental about…

If you had to spend one crore in a day, what would you do?
Buy as many houses as I could.

Your exercise routine?
Playing hockey.

What do you do in a crisis?
Go to my parents; ask for advice.

The one thing you’d always like to get as a gift?

You have faith in…