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25 questions with Tamannaah Bhatia

The Baahubali actress reveals her closely-guarded secrets and even opens up about her favourite co-stars including Prabhas

brunch Updated: Mar 10, 2018 22:08 IST
Ananya Ghosh
Ananya Ghosh
Hindustan Times
Tamannaah is superstitious about number 8 (Styling: Sanjana Batra. Dress by Only)
Tamannaah is superstitious about number 8 (Styling: Sanjana Batra. Dress by Only)(Avinash Gowariker )
  • Date of birth: December 21
  • Sun sign: Sagittarius
  • Place of birth: Mumbai
  • School: Maneckji Cooper Education Trust School, Mumbai
  • First break: Chand Sa Roshan Chehra (2005)
  • High point in life: Baahubali: The Beginning (2015)
  • Low point in life: They never last for more than 12 hours, I’m quite optimistic

If you had just 10 minutes to get dressed, what would you wear?

A shirt dress with sneakers.

One colour you will never wear...?


Your favourite topping on a pizza...?

Pepperoni for sure.

The one thing you got scolded for the most while growing up...?

Skipping meals.

The sexiest thing about you is...?

My eyes.

The sexiest thing in a man according to you...?

Sense of humour and maybe a pleasant derrière !

Do you have a secret hobby?

Yes! I enjoy writing.

Your first celebrity crush...?

Hrithik Roshan.

The side of the bed that you prefer?

The one that’s comfortable and cosy.

Your favourite sleeping position is...?

Spread-eagled starfish meets pillow hugger.

A movie that always makes you cry...?

Rock Baby, Rock (1979).

And one that makes you laugh...?

Hera Pheri (2000).

One superstition you believe in?

That the number 8 isn’t good for me.

One habit of yours you would want to change?

Misplacing container lids.

One thing about your appearance that you would want to change?

Nothing. I’m in a state of contentment with my appearance.

One hidden talent you have?

I can get anyone to dance.

The most Sindhi thing about you is...?

I love bling!

Three things that nobody knows about you...?

I’m a die-hard foodie, I’m the girl next door post pack-up, and my best friends aren’t from the industry.

The weirdest thing you have ever eaten?

Shellfish. I’m allergic to it.

A piece of advice you would give your 15-year-old self...?

Take a chill pill, focus on family vacations and attend the lectures (I started working when I was in college).

My favourites:
  • Movie: The Mummy (2017)
  • Comfort food: Samosa
  • Holiday destination: Paris
  • Author: Paulo Coelho
  • Show you binge-watched: Drop Dead Diva (2009)

Your worst red carpet moment...?

In my earlier days, where my judgment of red carpet was not the best, I wore a net gown.

One thing you will never do for a movie...?

Sit on a roller coaster. I will never do a shoot like that.

One thing you always carry with you to a film set...?

A coffee machine.

The most romantic thing you have ever done on a date...?

Watched the night sky and had a heart-to-heart conversation.

The most interesting thing you learnt about the following people while working with them...?

· Ravi Teja: He’s a child at heart.

· Prabhas: He can be your bestie and can be trusted with all your secrets.

· Nagarjuna Akkineni: Chivalry is his second name.

· Vikram: Obsessive perfectionist and a character actor.

· Ajay Devgn: Master blaster with action.

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From HT Brunch, March 11, 2018

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