Born to thespian veterans like Raj and Nadira Babbar, acting was in Aarya Babbar’s blood. However, his debut film Ab Ke Baras didn’t fare well at the box office and Aarya decided to take some time off to learn the nuances of theatre. That helped, and Aarya landed the role of Aishwarya’s brother in Mani Ratnam’s Guru. He even got critical appreciation for his role in the movie Jail. Right now, he is shooting for Farah Khan’s Tees Maar Khan and has also worked in an Indo-Pak Punjabi film titled Virsa.
What would you do if Superman paid you a visit?
I’d be like: Dude, everything’s superb but why do you wear your underwear over your pants?
Your typical Sunday?
Watch a James Bond film. Chill with friends and family. A pizza and a long drive at night all alone.
If you were stranded on a desert island and could keep five things with you, what would you choose?
Mobile phone (with advanced GPRS), a superb DVD collection, my girlfriend, a yacht and a private customised jet.
The wickedest prank you ever pulled on anyone?
My dad... On April Fool’s day I told him that I had had an accident. That was when I was in college.
Complete this sentence: Breaking news is......
That news doesn’t break anyone’s life, news reporters do.
If you could go back in time, which period would you go back to and why?
I’d like to go back to the dinosaur period and tame one as a pet. It’ll be fun to ride one.
The craziest rumour you have heard about yourself?
That I’m a New York born Indian.
One film dialogue you love?
Jab bhi main koi gori titli dekh leta hun tab mere pet mein saikdo kaale kutte bhaukne lagte hai aur uss din main Black Dog peeta hoon – from Shahenshah.
You’re sentimental about…
My lazyboy chair.
The turning point of your life?
Your favourite indoor and outdoor game?
Monopoly and swimming.
Your exercise routine?
Cardio with different styles of push-ups.
One thing you love about your partner?
She is compatible with me.