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entertainment Updated: Dec 19, 2010 15:47 IST
Namya Sinha
Namya Sinha
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Here's how people live in the city and love it like they love their owns...

Amna Mirza


Research scholar

Nizamuddin (E)

Hometown: Delhi

College: St Stephens college for bachelors and Hindu college for masters degree

Occupation: Research Scholar at Department of Political Science, Delhi University

Facebook friends: 1500

Favourite book:

Argumentative Indian, One Hundred Years of Solitude, Almost Single

Favourite quote: Make yourself deserving before you desire! Good things in life come in small packages!

Favourite film:


Favourite dish: Salads ( I am proud to be a vegan)

Style icon: Shashi Tharoor

Sexual preference: Male

Long hair or short hair: Long Hair

Flats or Stilettos: Flats help to run around but stilettos for evenings

Beer or Wine: Fresh fruit juice

Nose stud or nose ring: Nose stud, I find it better and less flashy than a nose ring

Who inspires you: The young MPs in the Indian Parliament, the athletes who won medals at Commonwealth Games

Your last regret purchase: A


for around Rs 15,000 for the big fat Indian wedding season

Best thing you've ever bought: My omega constellation, a good stylish time machine, helps me to divide time between different activities

Delhi summers or Delhi winters: Winters! Fog, coffee, popcorns, chilling out with friends in evenings, brunches, barbeques

Delhi men or Mumbai men: Men are Men! Region really doesn’t matter

Pet causes: Writing, Research, Sustainable Development

Who does your hair: L’oreal salons and rest of it I take care myself

Pet peeve: Smoking in public places

Favorite spot: in Delhi Café Uno at Shangri La and 360 at the Oberoi’s

Would love to have dinner with: Shashi Tharoor

Pet on the bed or off the bed: Off the bed

Money in your wallet: Rs 2,000

You can never have too many: Junk-jewellery! I love to have a good collection of it for everyday use

Craziest thing you've ever done: This August at Switzerland- Interlaken, while paragliding at Jungfrau mountain, I forgot to carry my warm clothes at top of Europe Alpines, yet I dared to brave the chill and later I fell seriously ill due to that

The one thing you can't live without: My blackberry