Dark and sultry Nethra began her modelling career in 1997. She did many ramp shows plus campaigns for leading brands. Movies beckoned and in 2000, she got the Best Female Newcomer award at the Star Screen Awards for her performance in Bhopal Express. More recently, she won Season 1 of the reality adventure show Khatron Ke Khiladi. Now, Nethra is all set to host Apollo Flight of the Hawkz, an off road driving series, on Nat Geo.
If you woke up and found you’d turned into a man, you would…
I would probably shave my face and perhaps hit on women.
Rate in order of importance: Fame, money or power...
Money, power and fame.
Your worst date ever?
This man I bumped into on the street. He wanted to marry me and gift me an ice cream factory on the moon!
Your most recent purchase…
A Tag Heuer watch.
If someone were to write a biography of you, what would you want it to be called?
The Supercool Life of Nethra... quite philosophical.
Your song for all moods?
I had the time of my life... it just perks you up!
You dislike people who…
Are incompetent. Hypocrites too.
Who do you think your partner has a crush on?
Well, everybody I know has a crush on Angelina Jolie.
Which reality show would you participate in?
Though I will be hosting this new series on Nat Geo called Apollo Flight of the Hawkz, I don’t mind being a contestant on the show!
Five musts in your wardrobe?
Good jeans, a couple of dresses, a good jacket, heels and boots.
If you were to get a tattoo, what would it be and where?
I would like to get a prayer tattooed on my back.
You are shocked by…
The very fact that so many people can’t see the reality of many incompetent people around us.
Your idea of a great weekend?
Depends on my mood but yes, a weekend with cloudy days would be quite nice.
What’s your biggest phobia?
Cockroaches! I just hate them! Body odour too.
The craziest thing you have done for your partner?
The stunts I did for my Fear Factor partner were really crazy.
Your fitness mantra?
Eat well, eat healthy and work out.
Your favourite drink?
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