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entertainment Updated: Jun 07, 2011 01:52 IST

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Hometown Lucknow
College Lady Shri Ram College for Women/ University of London Occupation Filmmaker/ Writer Facebook Friends 181
Best website
Favourite Book Alice in Wonderland
Favourite Film Don’t really have ‘a’ Favourite but Breakfast at Tiffany's comes to mind
Favourite Quote “What’s for lunch?”
Favorite Dish now-a-days — good tenderloin steak!

The actor/actress you want to be Don’t really see myself as an actor but if I had to pick then Katherine Hepburn
Style Icon Baba Ramdev Long Hair or Short Hair Long
Sneakers or Sandal Sandals
Beer or Wine: Wine
Janpath or Sarojini Nagar: Sarojini Nagar
Ex-boyfriends should be… None of your business

Who Does Your Hair Anne from Dar (who has been missing for well over a year really — so its some bloke with a wet mop hair do there) Rs850 for a cut
Who Inspires You People with great imagination and passion to do something big with it
Your Last Regret Purchase Vomit inducing way-side samosa for Rs7
Best thing you’ve ever bought Anti nausea pills (Rs15)
Delhi summer or Delhi winter: Summer
Pet Causes A dog is for life, not for dinner Pet Peeve Garbage scavenging cats!
Favourite Spot in Delhi these days Nigambodh Ghat
Would love to Have Dinner With A Big Hollywood Prod‘oo’cer
You can never Have Too Many Dollars
The one thing you can’t live without Good coffee
One restaurant in Delhi that everyone must know about Le Petit bar as it is pocket friendly
The most romantic thing a man has done for you Kill a blood-thirsty baby lizard with a Mosquito Repellent overdose
Your political views in one word Liberal-left Your description in one word Alive
Number one track on your playlist at the moment Forget you by Cee Lo Green

— As told to Aaron Rohan George

What’s more
Arpita is an independent film-maker and writer. She has worked on documentaries on topics such as Life and Love in India and the Uniform Civil Code in India. Her most recent documentary — Men and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance — premiered on Doordarshan in December 2010

The 27-year-old filmmaker also conducts bicycle tours across Old Delhi with cycling group DelhiByCycle. The tour covers areas such as Civil Lines, Nizamuddin and all across Old Delhi. Contact her at