She could have been an interior designer or a pilot. But Pia Trivedi was seduced by the glamour of the fashion industry and became a model. She then went on to host TV shows and also featured in the Kingfisher Calendar. Pia, who loves ice cream and splurges on sunglasses, recently made her Bollywood debut with Hum Tum Shabana.
One word that describes you best?
If a traffic constable hauled you up, what would you do?
If a traffic cop hauled me up, then I must have done something wrong. I would apologise and pay the fine for it!
Your first kiss was…
After I was legally old enough to kiss!
What makes you feel sexy?
A good hair day.
You get high on…
A tune you can’t get out of your head?
Rolling in the Deep, Adele.
What did you do with your first pay cheque?
Bought myself a cocker spaniel puppy whom I call ‘Skypoo’.
The one law you would break if you could get away with it.
Talking on the cellphone while driving.
Choose: Air India or Indian Railways.
I’m not a fussy person; whatever is the easiest and most convenient way to get to a destination suits me. It should be safe and sound!
Do you love Luv Storys?
Yes! I am a complete romantic and love Luv Storys.
The last time you rode on a bus?
Was at the airport to get from the terminal to the airplane!
What is the weirdest thing that ever went into your mouth?
Different kinds of insects and worms on Fear Factor (Khatron Ke Khiladi).
Share a secret with us… you can trust us, we’ll only print it!
I am super paranoid about electrical appliances.
You are late for work and all the roads are jammed. Choose a mode of transport: a cycle, a horse or a skateboard. Why?
A cycle for sure. Great exercise and I’ll do my little bit to save the environment.
Earth’s crowded and full of trash. Choose another planet.
Pluto. Sounds cute, like the cartoon character.
If you could have chosen your own name, what would you have chosen?
I love my name – it means “the lover”!
The colour ‘pink’ for you is...
If you could have a star perform at your wedding, who would it be?
I would want only me to be the star at my wedding.
What screws your day?
Early morning flights.
Your favourite freedom fighter?
If you were the last person left on earth, what would you do?
I would be scared!
What makes your day?
A nice big glass of cold coffee
The last movie that made you cry?
taare Zameen Par... it really touched a chord in my heart
Life in the fast food lane: choose your menu.
Masala pav from camps at bandra Bandstand, Mumbai. Yummy!
From HT Brunch, October 9
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