Chitrangada Singh is the face of revivalist designer Roopa Vohra’s new collection inspired by Nilufer Hatun. Vohra is the grand daughter of former Prime Minister, Gulzari Lal Nanda.
She resurrects dying art forms. This time she’s found her muse in Persian royalty and impressed Chitrangada who’s not a “jewellery person” with her work. “I prefer designs that are ethnic or semi-precious trinkets from Bali and Thailand. My favourite piece is a rope of diamond strung around black stone shaped like a teardrop,” she says.
She’s elated about her cell phone ad with Shah Rukh Khan: “I had to hit him (SRK) with a book for sneaking a peek at the cricket scores,” she laughs, adding that when SRK looked deep into her eyes and husked, “Aaj ka kya plan hai? (What’s today’s plan?),” she didn’t need an assistant director to tell her to blush.
Golfer Jyoti Randhwa’s actor-wife plans to launch a signature clothing line some day. “I’m a woman and we like all things beautiful,” she smiles.