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Personal agenda | Amrita Rao

Amrita Rao grew up watching Hindi films. So when she was selected for a fairness cream ad in college, Amrita grabbed the opportunity....interviews Veenu Singh.

entertainment Updated: Jul 13, 2009 14:23 IST
Veenu Singh

Amrita Rao grew up watching Hindi films. So when she was selected for a fairness cream ad in college, Amrita grabbed the opportunity. She then caught the attention of Bollywood directors and began her acting career. She received a Best Actress nomination for Ishq Vishk, but her roles in Main Hoon Na and Vivah brought her commercial success. Now, Amrita sheds her girl-next-door image in Short Kut – The Con Is On

What are you reading at the moment?
An autobiography of Kishore Kumar.

Fun to you is…
A state of mind that only you can create for yourself.

If you were invisible for a day, you would…
Like to attend a session of the Indian Parliament.

The invention you’re waiting for…
I’m waiting for the day when cars will fly.

Would you like to be young forever?
I am and will be young forever.

Your idea of a perfect meal?
Mangalorean food cooked by my grandmother.

Weekend at a wellness spa or weekend at a luxury beach resort?
Weekend at a wellness spa which is at a luxury beach resort. Sheer bliss!

Rate in order of importance: Fame, money, power.
Power, fame, money. If you have power, the other two automatically come along.

The naughtiest thing you have ever done (as an adult)?
Ek ho toh batau...!

Three people from history you’d like to meet?
Nefertiti (the ancient Egyptian queen), Indira Gandhi and Lady Diana.

Ethnic wear or western wear?
Both. Fusion is always more interesting!

What are you addicted to?
My mobile phone. Aren’t we all?

What’s your retirement dream?
I will think of it when I get to it.

Who do you think your partner has a crush on?
I need to find a partner first.

Five personal care products you can’t do without?
Calamine lotion, moisturising cream, perfume, lipstick and lip liner.

Your worst date ever?
Haven’t had that kind of experience.

Your next move?
...Is a big, big surprise. Just wait for the right time!

Who’s Your favourite cartoon character and why?
Mowgli from the jungle book as I have grown up watching him

The place you really want to visit?
Leh in Ladakh, for its scenic landscape and unique culture

Your favourite drink?
Coconut water

— Interviewed by Veenu Singh