He got noticed when he played the ‘lanky cousin’ in Mira Nair’s Monsoon Wedding. But four years passed before he got another good role: an underworld don in Ram Gopal Varma’s gangster movie D. A few more years passed during which he was known more for being Sushmita Sen’s boyfriend than anything else. But actor Randeep Hooda is now gearing up to make an impact with Mere Khwabon Mein Jo Aaye, opposite Raima Sen...
What are you reading at the moment?
A mad book called Two Girls, Two Guys and a Mad Professor.
Fun to you is…
If you were invisible for a day, you would...
The one invention you’re really waiting for?
Would you like to be young forever?
Your idea of a perfect meal?
When it’s shared with someone you love.
Weekend at a wellness spa or weekend at a luxury beach resort?
Always prefer nature, sun, the sand and naturally, good company too.
Rate in order of importance: Fame, money, power…
Power, fame, money.
Five personal care products you can’t do without?
Except for a toothbrush and a good soap, I can do without anything.
Who do you think your partner has a crush on?
I’m still trying to figure out who ‘I’ have a crush on.
The one fashion trend you don’t understand?
The food you can never say no to?
What are you addicted to?
Are you a morning person or a night person?
Ethnic or Western wear?
Slim or voluptuous?
Voluptuous any day.
The naughtiest thing you’ve ever done?
Behaved like a child.
Your retirement dream?
Heaps of land with everything on it… beaches, mountains, heaps of animals, loads of children.
Which film’s hero do you most identify with?
A lot of them, but mostly the ones with me in them.
Your worst date ever...
It would have to be one where one has nothing to say to the other.
Your next move?
Mere Khwabon Mein Jo Aaye...
The place you really want to visit and why.
Brazil for its vivacious culture
Your favourite drink?
Who is your favourite cartoon character and why?
King Julian from Madagascar, because he’s simply marvellous